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GIANTS OF BROADCASTING & ELECTRONIC ARTS 2017
An annual celebration of THE LIBRARY OF AMERICAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION
produced by THE IRTS FOUNDATION
September 27th ♦ Luncheon ♦ Gotham Hall
The Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts is an annual celebration of the distinguished individuals who have for the past century been the creators, the innovators, the entrepreneurs, the performers and the journalists who have brought the electronic arts to the prominence they occupy in the United States and the world today, and who have set the stage for the future. The next class of the best in broadcasting and electronic arts will join the honor roll in New York’s Gotham Hall on September 27, 2017.
Retired Chairman, President & CEO
LIN TV Corp.
Actress Best Known for
“I Dream of Jeannie”
Executive Producer, “60 Minutes”
Joe & David Field
Chairman of the Board/ President & CEO
Chairman & CEO
DISPATCH BROADCAST GROUP
President, CEO, & Founder
Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Host, “Andrea Mitchell Reports”
For Tables, Tickets, Congratulatory Ads:
Joyce Tudryn, 212-867-6650, Option 2, Ext. 11
Click here to view the 2017 reservation form
Salute those who have contributed greatly to our industry, as you support the important historical preservation work of the Library of American Broadcasting, as well as the training and diversity initiatives of the International Radio and Television Society Foundation.
Checks made payable to: Library of American Broadcasting Foundation.
More news from the IRTS site:
IRTS Foundatino Receives Major Gift from the Leibner-Cooper Family Foundation
Annual Summer Fellowship salutes the legacy of Richard Leibner and Carole Cooper to journalists. Click here to learn more and meet our inaugural Leibner-Cooper Fellow, Jackson Kurtz!
Mark Mackenzie Memorial Fellowship
IRTS is very honored to name this Fellowship in memory of Mark Mackenzie, who embraced our mission of building future leaders throughout his career. We invite you to help us carry on his legacy of making future dreams come true by supporting IRTS Summer Fellowships for students from his beloved alma mater–University of Texas.
HELEN KARAS MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP
IRTS is very honored to name this Fellowship in memory of Helen Karas, who embraced our mission of building future leaders through mentorship and community for the entirety of her career. We invite you to help us carry on Helen’s legacy of making future dreams come true by supporting IRTS Summer Fellowships for students from across the nation with an interest in learning more about the media industry.
2018 IRTS Faculty Industry Seminar
In an effort to bridge the gap that can sometimes exist between classroom and industry, IRTS provides an annual opportunity for university educators to meet with senior media and entertainment executives. It’s an ideal opportunity to discuss the changing nature of our business. The generosity of companies and individuals has made it possible for us to underwrite this unique educational experience for more than four decades. The 2017 application has closed, check back in the fall for the 2018 Program announcement!
2018 Summer Fellowship Program
The Summer Fellowship Program, the most notable student out-reach effort of IRTS, teaches up-and-coming communicators the realities of the business world through an expense-paid fellowship, which includes practical experience and career-planning advice. Each year college juniors, seniors and graduate students are selected nationwide to participate in the nine-week Summer Fellowship Program. Check back in the fall for our 2018 application!