Deborah Roberts Joins Impressive Line-up of Presenters at the BFOA Golden Mic Gala

New York, NY – February 15, 2024 — Deborah Roberts, award-winning ABC News correspondent, co-anchor of the prestigious news magazine “20/20”, and a member of the Broadcasters Foundation of America Board of Directors, will honor Deborah Norville as this year’s recipient of the Edward F. McLaughlin Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award will be presented to…

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BFOA Celebrates the Life of Charles Osgood

Broadcasters Foundation of America celebrates the life of legendary radio and television newsman, Charles Osgood, who passed away recently at the age of 91. Among many accolades he received throughout his career, Osgood was the recipient of the 2016 BFOA Lifetime Achievement Award and a longtime supporter of the Foundation’s mission. Our thoughts go out…

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Soledad O’Brien to Host the 2024 BFOA Golden Mic Award Gala

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is proud to announce the return of EMMY® winning broadcast journalist and nationally syndicated talk show host Soledad O’Brien as emcee of the BFOA 2024 Golden Mic Award gala, to be held Monday, March 4, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The annual event is the biggest fundraiser…

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Deborah Norville to Receive 2024 EFM Lifetime Achievement Award

January 9, 2024 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America will honor two-time Emmy© winning anchor of Inside Edition and 23-year member of the Broadcasters Foundation Board of Directors Deborah Norville with the 2024 Edward F. McLaughlin Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award is given annually to an individual who has made invaluable contributions to the television…

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#GivingTuesday – Support the BFOA!

New York, NY – November 27, 2023 – In conjunction with tomorrow’s Giving Tuesday, a celebration of giving around the world, the Broadcasters Foundation of America is asking radio and television professionals to consider a tax-deductible donation that will help their colleagues in need. The Broadcasters Foundation, a 501c3 charity, provides financial assistance to people…

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Jordan Wertlieb to Receive 2024 BFOA Golden Mike Award

NEW YORK –November 8, 2023 – Jordan Wertlieb, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Hearst is the 2024 recipient of the Broadcasters Foundation of America Golden Mike Award. The award will be presented during a black-tie fundraiser on Monday, March 4, 2024, at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. This year’s host,…

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BFOA Launches 2023 Year-End Giving Campaign

New York, New York – November 1, 2023– The Broadcasters Foundation of America launches its annual Year-End Giving Campaign this week. The 501c3 charity provides financial aid to broadcast radio and television colleagues who are in need due to debilitating illness, accident, or tragedy. The Year-End Giving Campaign asks for personal tax-deductible donations to the…

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BFOA to posthumously Honor Jim Thompson with the Chairman’s Award

Jim Thompson, well-respected radio and TV broadcast industry executive and long-time President of the Broadcasters Foundation of America, will be honored posthumously with the Chairman’s Award at the Broadcasters Foundation Breakfast, 7:00 AM, Wednesday, April 19 in Room Bandol Two at the Wynn, Las Vegas. The Chairman’s Award is bestowed on an individual in recognition…

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