Six Honored With Ward L. Quaal Pioneer Awards
February 16, 2011 at 12:07 PM (PT)
THE BROADCASTERS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA has announced six recipients of the 2011 WARD L. QUAAL PIONEER AWARDS, which will be presented at the FOUNDATION’s annual breakfast on APRIL 13th at the WYNN HOTEL during the NAB Show in LAS VEGAS.They were chosen for having highly distinguished careers and for their contributions to the broadcast industry:
The honorees are:
JOHN DILLE - President, FEDERATED MEDIA
ANDREW FISHER - President, COX TELEVISION, Retired
RICHARD FERGUSON - Founder, NEW CITY COMMUNICATIONS and EVP, COX RADIO, Retired;
ERWIN KRASNOW, Esq. - Partner, Garvey Schubert Barer;
ROBERT F.X. SILLERMAN - principal shareholder of CKX, INC. and, FUNCTION (X);
DENNIS SWANSON - Pres./Station Operations, Fox Television Stations, Inc.
The PIONEER AWARDS are given annually in recognition of career contributions to the broadcast industry and the community at large, and are named in honor of iconic broadcaster WARD L. QUAAL.