Conclave Announces Goldstein, McGee As Dual Rockwell Recipients
March 25, 2009 at 12:32 PM (PT)
THE CONCLAVE 2009 Rockwell Award has been awarded to two longtime radio executives -- SAGA COMMUNICATIONS’ STEVE GOLDSTEIN and programmer/consultant KIPPER MCGEE. Both will be honored at the annual Awards Luncheon (sponsored by ARBITRON) during THE CONCLAVE Learning Conference scheduled for FRIDAY JULY 17th at the SHERATON HOTEL SOUTH in MINNEAPOLIS.
CONCLAVE Executive Director TOM KAY, commented, "The Rockwell Award is meant to recognize those who have contributed to the rich legacy of the industry in broadcasting, communicating and mentoring. Both STEVE and KIPPER epitomize those contributions. We’re proud to count them as friends and now, deserving honorees of THE CONCLAVE."
Upon notification of his Rockwell accolade, GOLDSTEIN remarked, "This is a terrific honor from one of radio’s truly great organizations, THE CONCLAVE. I appreciate the recognition."
MCGEE reflected, "This award reflects THE CONCLAVE's values of quality radio, community service, and betterment of our industry which MIKE ROCKWELL exemplified. Having had the great good fortune of serving with MIKE during the early days of THE CONCLAVE board, I'm both humbled and deeply honored to join the all-star ranks of recipients, including my former colleague, mentor and co-recipient, STEVE GOLDSTEIN, in receiving this recognition."