Who We Are

The mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life of men and women in the radio and television broadcast profession who find themselves in acute financial need due to a critical illness, severe accident, or other serious misfortune.

About Us

The Broadcasters Foundation of America reaches across the country to provide an anonymous safety net for radio and television broadcasters who find themselves in acute financial need. For over seventy years, the Broadcasters Foundation of America, along with it Board of Directors, many volunteers and countless contributors, have aided over 1,000 broadcasters and their families across the United States.


Watch our video to hear directly from our grant recipients and learn about our mission.



Timothy McCarthy

Peter Doyle
Vice President

Emily Barratt
VP, Grants and Operations

Judy Quaranta
VP, Finance


Jennifer Poma

Mary Kate Sullivan
Spring 2024 Intern


Scott Herman
CEO, SHH Media Management

Leo MacCourtney
Vice Chairman/Treasurer

President & CEO, Katz Television Group

Jordan Wertlieb
Vice Chairman

EVP & COO, Hearst Corporation

Timothy McCarthy

Emily Barratt
Vice President, Grants & Operations

Peter M. Doyle
Vice President

Kathleen Kirby
Secretary & General Counsel
Partner, Wiley

Steve Lanzano
Vice President
President, TVB


Judy Quaranta
Vice President, Finance

Julie Talbott
Vice President

President, Premiere Networks

Charlie Weiss
Vice President

Consultant for B&C Magazine, Multichannel News


Board of Directors

Jack Abernethy
CEO, Fox Television Stations

Caroline Beasley
CEO, Beasley Media Group

Philip R. Beuth
Capital Cities, retired

Richard J. Bodorff
Senior Counsel, Wiley Rein LLP

Patrick Butler
President & CEO, America's Public Television Stations

Brian Cobb
President, CobbCorp

Heather Cohen
President, The Weiss Agency

Raymond H. Cole
President & COO, Citadel Communications

John David

Erica Farber
President & CEO, RAB

Joseph Field
Chairman, Audacy

Mark Gray
CEO, Katz Media Group

Scott Herman
CEO, SHH Media Management

Hilton Howell
Chairman, President & CEO, Gray TV

Steve Jones
President & CEO, Skyview Networks

N. Scott Knight
President & CEO, Knight Media Group

Brian Lawlor
President, Local Media, E.W. Scripps TV Station Group

Curtis LeGeyt
President & CEO, NAB

Chad Lopez
PresidentRed Apple Media/WABC Radio

David T. Lougee
President & CEO, TEGNA

Dennis Lyle
President & CEO, Illinois Broadcasters Association

Leo MacCourtney
President & CEO, Katz Television Group

Dan Mason
President, CBS Radio, retired

Chad Matthews
President, ABC Owned Television Stations

William McGorry
Chairman, B&C Hall of Fame

Deborah Norville
Anchor, Inside Edition

I. Martin Pompadur

Adrienne Roark
President of Content Development & Integration, CBS News, Stations, & Media Ventures

Deborah Roberts
Correspondent, ABC News

Perry Sook
Chairman, President & CEO, Nexstar Media Group

Valari Staab
Chairman, NBCUniversal Local

Jeff Warshaw
CEO, Connoisseur Media, LLC

Jordan Wertlieb
EVP & COO, Hearst Corporation

Diana Wilkin
VP/GM, WPEC, WTVX and WTCN, Sinclair Broadcast Group


Talent Ambassadors

Angela Yee
nationally syndicated radio host

Brian Sherman
Co-Host, The Sherman & Tingle Show
The Drive 97.1FM, Chicago

Steven Tingle
Co-Host, The Sherman & Tingle Show
The Drive 97.1FM, Chicago

Media Mixers Ambassadors

James Gwynne
Senior Account Executive, Katz Television Group

Craig Lennon
Senior Account Manager, iHeartMedia Multi-Platform Group – New York

Madison Wright
Director of Events and Communications, Radio Advertising Bureau

Media & Communications

Public Relations Consultant
Renee Cassis
RC Communications Marketing

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Financial Information

Broadcasters Foundation of America is a 501(c)(3) public charity.
Feel free to contact us for more information about our Public Charity Status.

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