- The Broadcasters Foundation of America remembers former Katz Media Group CEO Stu Olds who died of leukemia last December with the first annual Stu Olds Memorial Fund golf tourney on June 14 at Olds’s home club, Westchester County's Knollwood Country Club.
- Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW) continues to enhance women's knowledge and expertise in Radio sales management with the fourth annual "Rising Through the Ranks" two-day training seminar dedicated to the support and advancement of women in Radio sales management will be held August 30-31, 2011, at the BMI Offices in Nashville.
- The 2011 NAB Marconi Radio Awards nomination process is now open to recognize overall excellence in radio broadcasting. To be considered for a 2011 NAB Marconi Radio Award, general managers may nominate their station in the "Station of the Year by Market Size" and/or "Station of the Year by Format" categories. They may also submit nominations for "Legendary Station," "Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year" and "Spanish Format Personality of the Year." On-air personalities are also eligible for a Marconi Radio Award. Nominations are being accepted based on market size. All nominations must be received by May 31. Finalists will be announced in July.
These three organizations do terrific work 365/24/7 in support of radio people, usually quietly and behind the scenes. Thanks to everyone involved for all they do.
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