Media Stars To Be Feted
B&C Hall of Fame dinner slated for Nov. 8
By Staff -- Broadcasting & Cable, 10/17/2004 8:00:00 PM
Tickets and tables are available for the 14th Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards Dinner. Scheduled for Monday Nov. 8 at New York's Waldorf-Astoria, the black-tie event will honor 10 of the brightest lights in the business.
This year, B&C is also saluting SportsCenter, the influential ESPN sportscast, celebrating its 25th-anniversary year.
The industry stars who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year include: William F. Baker, chief executive, New York Public Television; George Bodenheimer, president of ESPN and ABC Sports and co-chairman of Disney Media Networks; Stephen B. Burke, chief COO of Comcast Corp. and president of Comcast Cable; Catherine L. Hughes, founder and chairperson of Radio One; Mario "Don Francisco" Kreutzberger, host of Univision's Sabado Gigante; Jerry Lee, president and partner, WBEB(FM) Philadelphia; Judith A. McHale, president and CEO of Discovery Communications; Leslie Moonves, co-president and co-COO of Viacom; Dick Robertson, president of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution; Jeff Smulyan, chairman of Emmis Communications.
SportsCenter will be the second television show B&C has inducted into the Hall of Fame. Last year, the honor went to The Simpsons.
For reservations and information, call Maggie Pritikin at 646-746-7068.
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