The Broadcasters Foundation of
America announced the recipients of the 2010 Ward L. Quaal Pioneer Awards in New York Tuesday (Feb.
The foundation selected Forecast
Broadcasting owner Kerby Confer; Fritts Group Chairman and former NAB
President/CEO Eddie Fritts; Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard,
LLP partner Wade H. Hargrove; on-air personality Hal Jackson; global media
executive I. Martin Pompadur, and Bonneville International President/CEO Bruce
The Pioneer Awards are given
annually in credit of overarching career contributions to the broadcast industry
and the community at large.
The awards will be presented at
the breakfast ceremony during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
Show on Apr. 14 at the Bellagio Hotel in Las