Bob Pittman Honored With BFA's Golden Mike Award
March 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM (PT)
iHEARTMEDIA Chairman/CEO BOB PITTMAN was honored at the BROADCASTERS OF AMERICA 2016 GOLDEN MIKE AWARD dinner at the PLAZA HOTEL in NEW YORK CITY last night, with more than $400,000 raised to support the FOUNDATION’s charitable mission of helping broadcasters in need.
The gala was hosted by iHEARTMEDIA Z100 morning show host ELVIS DURAN with presenters including NPR Pres./CEO JARI MOHN, iHEARTMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES Pres. JOHN SYKES and former CBS RADIO Pres./CEO and BROADCASTERS FOUNDATION Vice Chairman DAN MASON, who presented PITTMAN with the Award.
The 2016 DICK CLARK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD was bestowed on legendary broadcaster CHARLES OSGOOD, anchor of the EMMY-winning "CBS SUNDAY Morning" and "The OSGOOD File" on the CBS RADIO NETWORK. Unable to attend the event due to recent surgery, OSGOOD’s colleague from "CBS SUNDAY Morning," humorist MO ROCCA, accepted the honor on OSGOOD’s behalf.
The BROADCASTERS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA has distributed millions of dollars in aid to thousands of broadcasters and their families who lost their livelihood through a catastrophic event, debilitating disease, or unforeseen family tragedy. For more information, please visit www.broadcastersfoundation.org, or call (212) 373-8250.