Farber Honored With Conclave's Rockwell Award
February 14, 2007 at 6:46 AM (PT)
The CONCLAVE LEARNING CONFERENCE has announced that RADIO & RECORDS Pres./Publisher ERICA FARBER will be honored as recipient of the 2007 Rockwell Award.
CONCLAVE Exec. Director TOM KAY made the announcement and commented, "We’ve never forgotten the support ERICA and R&R provided in the formative years of the CONCLAVE, and I’m thrilled the Board is recognizing that special legacy with the awarding of this Rockwell. This recognition is long overdue, as ERICA becomes the first woman to be recognized with this prestigious award. To all of this, I can only say -- it’s about time!”
FARBER's career includes positions at KRTH, KABC-TV, and KIIS-A in LOS ANGELES before joining WROR-F/BOSTON and then WXLO/NEW YORK as VP/GM. She joined MCGAVREN GUILD RADIO in 1980 and rose to EVP/Radio Development for the parent company INTEREP. She joined RADIO & RECORDS in 1992 and assumed full publishing responsibilities in JANUARY 1995.
FARBER has been involved with many industry organizations and won many awards, including AMERICAN WOMEN IN RADIO & TELEVISION (AWRT Award 1994, Genii Award 1996), American Broadcast Pioneer Award from the BROADCASTER'S FOUNDATION (2000), the President's Award from the COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS (2002), numerous listings on RADIO INK's "Most Influential Women In Radio" list, and the NAB's prestigious National Radio Award (2003).
FARBER will receive her Rockwell Award at the MINNEAPOLIS MARRIOTT CITY CENTER on SATURDAY, JUNE 30 during “Conclave 007: For Your Ears Only.” For more details on this year's CONCLAVE, call (952) 927-4487 or visit www.theconclave.com.