Jeff Warshaw Receives Broadcasters Foundation of America 2015 Ward L. Quaal Leadership Award

New York, New York – February 12, 2015 – The Broadcasters Foundation of America today announced the recipients of the 2015 Ward L. Quaal Leadership Awards, to be presented at the Foundation’s annual breakfast at 7:00AM on Wednesday, April 15 during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas.  This year, the Awards Breakfast moves to a new location, the Brahms Room in the Encore Hotel.

The 2015 Ward L. Quaal Leadership Awards Recipients are: 

  • David Barrett, Director, Hearst Corporation
  • Don Curtis, Chairman & CEO, Curtis Media Group
  • Herb McCord, President & Owner, Granum Communications Corp.
  • Jane Mago, Former EVP & General Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters
  • Al Primo, Creator, Eyewitness News, Education Television Fund, Inc.
  • Jeff Warshaw, CEO, Connoisseur Media

The Leadership Awards are given annually by the Broadcasters Foundation 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.

The breakfast, which is complimentary to all, is sponsored by Frank N. Magid Associates, Marketron, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the National Association of Media Brokers (NAMB), the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), and the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB).  To registration, please contact the Foundation at 212-373-8250 or

Over the years, the Broadcasters Foundation has distributed millions of dollars to thousands of broadcasters and their families.  Individual membership is only $150 a year.  Individual donations can be made to the Guardian Fund, corporate contributions are accepted through the Angel Initiative, and bequests can be arranged through the Legacy Society.  To learn more or to donate, please contact the Broadcasters Foundation at 212-373-8250 or or visit

About the Broadcasters Foundation of America:

The mission of the Broadcasters Foundation of America is to improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the Radio and television broadcast profession who find themselves in acute need. The Foundation reaches out across the country to identify and provide an anonymous safety net in cases of critical illness, advanced age, death of a spouse, accident, and other serious misfortune. The Broadcasters Foundation of America is a 501(c)3 Public Charity.

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