Mary Tyler Moore will be among those honored at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Chairman’s Award dinner on April 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The NAB advances the interests of more than 8,300 radio and television stations through legislative, regulatory and public affairs actions.
At the 2009 event long-time entertainer Mary Tyler Moore will be honored with the NAB Distinguished Service Award which recognizes broadcasters who “have made significant and lasting contributions to the broadcasting industry”. Past winners in this category have included President Reagan, Edward R. Murrow, Bob Hope, Walter Cronkite and Oprah Winfrey.
NAB President and CEO David Rehr said of Moore “We are proud to honor her with our Distinguished Service Award for the tremendous impact she’s had on broadcasting and for her many years of public service.”
The NAB Show will be April 18 through 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton. Exhibits begin on April 20. NAB Show information: http://www.nabshow.com/2009/eventInfo/default.asp