BFOA Media Mixer Launch – Bringing Young Professionals Together with Seasoned Executives and Talent

New York, NY – July 21, 2023 – More than 150 broadcasters from CEO’s to those just entering the business turned out for The Broadcasters Foundation of America first Media Mixer last at the New York City studios of iHeart Media. The event was hosted by nationally syndicated radio air personality Angela Yee, who was named Talent Ambassador for the charity that provides aid to broadcasters in acute need from illness, accident, or a disaster.

The Media Mixer gave up-and-coming professionals in broadcasting the opportunity to network with talent, managers, and executives and brought awareness of the mission of the Broadcasters Foundation to those that are new to the industry.

“We are delighted with the large turnout of young professionals to last night’s event,” stated Tim McCarthy, President of the Broadcasters Foundation. “We want to hold similar events in other markets. I want to thank members of our Board, industry leaders, and the talent who made themselves available to young professionals who are just beginning their broadcasting careers. A special thank you to Angela Yee for hosting the event and for taking on the role of Talent Ambassador.”

“I’m honored to be the Talent Ambassador for the Broadcasters Foundation,” said Yee. “Their mission is vital to those in our industry who have been hit by tragic circumstances. We need to make sure that everyone in the broadcast industry is aware of the Foundation’s charitable purpose.”

Rounding out the evening was a rousing performance by Yde, who entertained the diverse group of attendees. The Media Mixer was presented in part by industry sponsors Hearst, iHeart Radio, Katz Media, and the NY State Broadcasters Association.

About the Broadcasters Foundation of America:

Over its more than 70 years of existence, the Broadcasters Foundation has distributed millions of dollars in aid to broadcasters who have lost their livelihood through a catastrophic event, debilitating disease, or unforeseen tragedy. Personal donations can be made to the Foundation’s Guardian Fund. Corporate contributions are accepted through the Angel Initiative, and bequests can be made through the Foundation’s Legacy Society. For more information, please visit, call 212-373-8250, or email

The mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the radio and television broadcast profession who find themselves in acute need. The Foundation reaches out across the country to identify and provide an anonymous safety net in cases of critical illness, death of a spouse, accident, and other serious misfortune. The Broadcasters Foundation of America is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity and has been rated 100 from Charity Navigator for solid financial health and received full credit for its program to expense ratio.

Media Contact for Broadcasters Foundation of America:
Renee Cassis
RC Communications Marketing