NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner

NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner

This special event honors the new inductees to the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the presentation of the Digital Leadership Award. 

During this celebratory evening, media, entertainment and technology professionals will gather to honor those who have made - and are making - radio and television a vital part of the American lifestyle and earned a place in broadcasting history. This event will also recognize broadcasters' commitment to innovating and creating new opportunities to deliver their highly-valued content to their audiences.

Two of America's most popular gameshows, "Wheel of Fortune" and "JEOPARDY!," will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Nationally-syndicated radio personality Elvis Duran will also be inducted into the NAB Hall of Fame.

The Digital Leadership Award will be presented to an individual at a broadcast station, group or network who has had a significant role in transforming a traditional broadcast business to succeed on digital media platforms.

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 6 - 9 p.m.

Encore Las Vegas

This event is by invitation only.

To purchase a table, please contact Mike DeSantos.

Jeopardy

Produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios and distributed by CBS Television Distribution

JEOPARDY!, America’s Favorite Quiz Show®, and its host, Alex Trebek, began their 34th season in syndication on September 11, 2017. With 23 million viewers each week, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has won many awards and distinctions over the course of its 30+ years on the air, including the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show. The show holds a Guinness World Records® record for the most Emmy® Awards won by a TV game show (34 Emmys). In 2014, JEOPARDY! won the inaugural Writers Guild of America award for Outstanding Writing for a Quiz and Audience Participation Show; it is also the recipient of a 2011 Peabody Award. JEOPARDY! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company; it is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp.

Created by Merv Griffin in 1964, JEOPARDY! is a daily half-hour quiz show with a unique answer-and-question format. Johnny Gilbert serves as announcer, and Harry Friedman is executive producer.

For more information, please visit Jeopardy.com.

Harry Friedman

Harry Friedman
Executive Producer
Jeopardy

Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek
Host
Jeopardy

Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Inductees to be honored at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner.

The NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame recognizes radio and television personalities or programs that have earned a place in broadcasting history. 

Previous honorees include American Idol, Dave Ramsey, Gary Marshall, Bob Uecker, Betty White, Larry Lujack and Saturday Night Live among others.

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Wheel of Fortune

Produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios and distributed by CBS Television Distribution

Reaching more than 25 million weekly viewers, "Wheel of Fortune" reaches more viewers than any other program on televsion. Created by Merv Griffin in 1975 as an NBC daytime show, it is based on the game "Hangman". "Wheel of Fortune" is currently celebrating its 35th season of syndication and is trademarked "America's Game".

Pat Sajak began hosting "Wheel of Fortune" in 1981 when it aired on network daytime televisionand continued through its syndication in 1983. Since then, he has earned three emmy awards, a People's Choice Award and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Vanna White quickly became a household name when she was named co-host of "Wheel of Fortune" in 1982. Since her debut on the show, she has become a Guinness World Record Holder as "Most Frequent Clapper" and has also earned a start on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Both hosts have been with "Wheel of Fortune" through its entire 35 seasons in syndication.

Pat Sajack

Pat Sajak
Co-Host
Wheel of Fortune

Vanna White

Vanna White
Co-Host
Wheel of Fortune

Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Inductees to be honored at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner.

The NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame recognizes radio and television personalities or programs that have earned a place in broadcasting history. 

Previous honorees include American Idol, Dave Ramsey, Gary Marshall, Bob Uecker, Betty White, Larry Lujack and Saturday Night Live among others.

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Elvis Duran

Radio Personality The Morning Show

Elvis Duran considers himself the host of the party on his national radio show, which is the most listened to Top 40 morning show in the U.S. that consistently ranks #1 across multiple demographics and top markets. Broadcasting live from New York’s Z100, Duran and his on-air crew entertain listeners with up-to-the-minute entertainment and pop culture news, celebrity guests, hit songs, and regular features such as the gossipy “Entertainment Report,” the news-worthy “Headlines,” and the ever-popular prank “Phone Taps.” 

Duran’s radio career has spanned 30 years and has included both host and program director duties at Philadelphia’s WIOQ and Austin’s KBTS, as well as stints at Z-93 in Atlanta and KRBE Houston. He began hosting his daily radio show on New York’s Z100 in April 1996. Since then, the show has enjoyed much success resulting in a national deal in March 2009 with the country’s leading radio syndication company, Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. 

In only a year, Elvis Duran and the Morning Show added more than 30 stations. Today, he’s heard on over 80 radio stations including 96.5 KISS FM/WAKS-FM in Cleveland, Channel 99.9/WDKF-FM in Dayton, KISS 107.5/KKDM-FM in Des Moines, Z-104/WZEE-FM in Madison, Y100/WHYI-FM in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, and Q102/WIOQ-FM in Philadelphia. The show also airs on XM Satellite Radio, iHeartRadio.com, the iHeartRadio mobile app, and The Elvis Duran Channel on www.ElvisDuran.com.

Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Inductees to be honored at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner.

The NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame recognizes radio and television personalities or programs that have earned a place in broadcasting history. 

Previous honorees include American Idol, Dave Ramsey, Gary Marshall, Bob Uecker, Betty White, Larry Lujack and Saturday Night Live among others.

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Roger Keating

Senior Vice President of Digital Media Hearst Television Inc

Roger Keating joined Hearst Television in 2008, overseeing the company’s growing digital media unit and leading product development, business development and corporate development. Keating’s portfolio also includes serving as the first chairman of Pearl TV, leadership in the Dyle mobile DTV project, support of the NAB SPROCKIT program and most recently his leadership in the launch of NewsON, the mobile-only app for local news aggregation.

Digital Leadership Award

Recipient to be honored at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner.

The NAB Digital Leadership Award honors an individual at a broadcast station, group or network who has had a significant role in transforming a traditional broadcast business to succeed on digital media platforms in a measurable way through the use of technology, mobile applications, social media, or web-based information management and marketing.

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Schedule at-a-Glance

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NAB Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner

April 9, 2018 | Encore Las Vegas

 

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