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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BFOA to Honor Dan Mason with the Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is proud to announce Dan Mason, former Chief Executive Officer of CBS Radio and previous Chairman of the Broadcasters Foundation, is the recipient of this year’s Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. The Award is bestowed annually on an individual in broadcasting whose work exemplifies innovation, community service, advocacy, and entrepreneurship.…

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BFOA Announces the 2023 Leadership Awards Recipients

Broadcasters Foundation of America, the charity devoted exclusively to helping broadcasters in need, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2023 Leadership Awards. The Leadership Awards are given annually in recognition of career contributions to the broadcast industry and the community at-large. The Awards will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation Annual Breakfast, 7:00AM,…

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Broadcasters Foundation of America returns to the 2022 NABShow

During the NAB Show in Las Vegas, the Broadcasters Foundation of America raised funds to help our colleagues in need and honored several leaders in our industry. The Philip J. Lombardo Charity Golf Tournament raised a record $125,000 in support of the mission of the Broadcasters Foundation to help broadcasters in need. The tournament was…

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Gordon Smith to Receive the 2021 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award

New York, NY – September 2, 2021 – Broadcasters Foundation of America is proud to announce Gordon Smith, former U.S. Senator and President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), as the recipient of this year’s Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. The Award is bestowed annually on an individual in…

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2021 Leadership Award Honorees Announced

New York, NY – August, 24, 2021 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America, the charity devoted exclusively to helping broadcasters in acute need, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Leadership Awards. The Leadership Awards are given annually in recognition of career contributions to the broadcast industry and the community at-large. The Awards…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Emergency Grant Information for Coronavirus (COVID-19)The Broadcasters Foundation of America’s Emergency Grant for Coronavirus Assistance provides one-time grants of up to $1,000 to broadcasters who have faced extreme financial hardship due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on the broadcasting industry. At this time, to be considered for the program, applicants must fit all…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Grant Application

The Broadcasters Foundation of America’s Emergency Grant for Coronavirus Assistance provides one-time grants of up to $1,000 to broadcasters who have faced extreme financial hardship due to the coronavirus and its effect on the broadcasting industry. At this time, to be considered for the program, applicants must fit the all the criteria below: Applicant must…

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