June 5, 2018: The IRTS Newsmaker Breakfast

Panelists at the 2017 IRTS Newsmaker Breakfast

September 26, 2018: The IRTS Hall of Mentorship

Photo from the 2015 Hall of Mentorship

OUR NEXT GIANTS

GIANTS OF BROADCASTING & ELECTRONIC ARTS 2018

An annual celebration of THE LIBRARY OF AMERICAN BROADCASTING FOUNDATION
produced by THE IRTS FOUNDATION

November 13thLuncheonGotham Hall

The Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts is an annual celebration of the distinguished individuals who have for the past century been the creators, innovators, journalists, leaders, performers, and producers that 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 November 13, 2018.

Please see below to view this year’s honorees!

For a list of past honorees, please click here

2018 Honorees

Bill Abbott of Crown Media Family Networks, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

BILL ABBOTT
President & CEO
CROWN MEDIA FAMILY NETWORKS

Jack Abernethy of FOX Networks, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

JACK ABERNETHY
CEO
FOX TELEVISION STATIONS

Ed Asner of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

ED ASNER
Award-Winning Actor
Lou Grant, The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Elizabeth Murphy Burns of Morgan Murphy Media, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

ELIZABETH MURPHY BURNS
President & CEO
MORGAN MURPHY MEDIA

John David of the National Association of Broadcasters, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

JOHN DAVID
Senior Advisor
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS

Dave Lougee of TEGNA, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

DAVE LOUGEE
President & CEO
TEGNA

Ryan Seacrest of Disney ABC, iHeartMedia, and NBCUniversal, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

RYAN SEACREST
TV/Radio Host and Producer
DISNEY-ABC, iHEARTMEDIA, NBCUNIVERSAL

Bill Whitaker of CBS "60 Minutes," a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

BILL WHITAKER
Correspondent, 60 Minutes
CBS NEWS

Paula Zahn of Investigation Discovery, a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

PAULA ZAHN
Producer/Host
On the Case with Paula Zahn
INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Former Anchor – ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX

Commander Eugene McDonald of Zenith Radio Corp., a 2018 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree

COMMANDER
EUGENE F. MCDONALD, JR.
(
1886-1958)
Radio and Television Pioneer
Founder, Zenith Radio Corp.

POSTHUMOUS AWARD
Zenith 100th Anniversary

Moderator:

JUJU CHANG
Co-Anchor
Nightline
ABC NEWS


For Tables, Tickets, Congratulatory Ads:

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RESERVATION OPTIONS:
2018 Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts 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.

2017 PRESS:

For Tables, Tickets, Congratulatory Ads:

Joyce Tudryn, 212-867-6650, Option 2, Ext. 11

JOYCE@GIANTSOFBROADCASTING.COM

RESERVATION OPTIONS:
2018 Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts 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.
Gary Chapman of LIN TV, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Gary Chapman

Retired Chairman, President & CEO
LIN TV Corp.

Barbara Eden of "I Dream of Jeannie," a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Barbara Eden

Actress Best Known for
“I Dream of Jeannie”

Jeff Fager of 60 Minutes, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Jeff Fager

Executive Producer, “60 Minutes”
CBS News

David Field of Entercom Communications, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
David Field

President & CEO
Entercom Communications

Joe Field of Entercom Communications, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Joe Field

Chairman
Entercom Communications

Michael Fiorile of Dispatch Broadcast Group, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Michael Fiorile

Chairman & CEO
Dispatch Broadcast Group

Bill Koenigsberg of Horizon Media, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Bill Koenigsberg

President, CEO, & Founder
Horizon Media

Andrea Mitchell of MSNBC, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Andrea Mitchell

Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent, NBC News
Host, “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” MSNBC

Jeff Zucker of CNN Worldwide, a 2017 Giants of Broadcasting Honoree
Jeff Zucker

President
CNN Worldwide

For a full list of previous honorees, please click this link

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