NAB to Honor Ryan Seacrest With Distinguished Service Award

— Seacrest shall be honored for his broadcasting and philanthropic contributions in the course of…

NAB to Honor Ryan Seacrest With Distinguished Service Award

Seacrest shall be honored for his broadcasting and philanthropic contributions in the course of the Marconi Radio Awards at NAB Present New York

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Award-winning media and leisure entrepreneur, radio character, tv host and producer Ryan Seacrest will obtain the 2022 Nationwide Affiliation of Broadcasters’ Distinguished Service Award (NAB DSA), the group’s highest honor, which acknowledges those that have made a major and lasting contribution to the American system of broadcasting. The award presentation will happen in the course of the Marconi Radio Awards dinner on October 19 at NAB Present New York.

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Ryan Seacrest honored by the Nationwide Affiliation of Broadcasters with the Distinguished Service Award

Along with Seacrest’s profitable profession in radio and tv broadcasting, the distinction will acknowledge his work because the Chairman and Founding father of the Ryan Seacrest Basis, a non-profit group devoted to inspiring in the present day’s youth via leisure and training targeted initiatives.

Because the host and producer of the #1 Los Angeles morning drive-time present for iHeartMedia’s 102.7 KIIS-FM, the nationally syndicated “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” and “American High 40 with Ryan Seacrest,” Seacrest has turn into one of the crucial acknowledged and trusted voices in media in the present day.

Moreover, Seacrest has been a tv fixture for over twenty years on packages together with ABC’s “American Idol” and “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan” – for which he gained an Emmy Award for Excellent Leisure Discuss Present Host. Additionally, Seacrest hosts the annual reside broadcast of “Dick Clark’s New Yr’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.”

Over the previous 12 years, Seacrest has devoted his time to a trigger that’s vital to him via The Ryan Seacrest Basis (RSF). After visiting numerous kids’s hospitals and talking with sufferers and households, Seacrest constructed Seacrest Studios dedicated to offering leisure for kids within the hospital and people receiving medical care. RSF’s goal is to contribute positively to the therapeutic course of for kids and their households throughout their keep, by permitting kids to experiment with radio and tv broadcasting in these media facilities, to convey an uplifting spirit to the hospital group. At this time, the Ryan Seacrest Basis, for which he serves as chairman, has efficiently put in 11 broadcast media facilities in pediatric hospitals nationwide and can open its latest studio at Cohen Youngsters’s Medical Heart in Queens, NY in 2023, with extra new studios to be introduced later this 12 months.

Ryan Seacrest has made an indelible mark on broadcasting whereas demonstrating a robust dedication to public service,” stated NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt. “For many years, Ryan has produced and hosted hit radio and tv packages which have entertained thousands and thousands worldwide, whereas dedicating his time to convey pleasure to kids in want. NAB appears to be like ahead to celebrating his contributions to our business and our group at NAB Present New York this October.”

The NAB DSA honors broadcasters who’ve made a major and lasting contributions to the business. Earlier recipients embody former NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith, Jim Henson, Alan Alda, Robin Roberts, Bob Schieffer, Michael J. Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, President Ronald Reagan, Edward R. Murrow, Bob Hope, Walter Cronkite and Oprah Winfrey.

Press registration for NAB Present New York is obtainable right here.

About NAB Present New York
Produced by the Nationwide Affiliation of Broadcasters and co-located with the AES New York 2022 Conference, NAB Present New York shall be held October 17-20, 2022 (displays October 19-20) on the Javits Heart. Positioned within the media capital of the world, NAB Present New York presents hands-on studying, discovery and insights into the expertise and enterprise methods which can be reworking media and leisure. By displays, conferences and networking occasions, NAB Present New York spotlights the merchandise, practices and leaders selling superior audio and video experiences. Study extra at www.nabshowny.com.

About NAB
The Nationwide Affiliation of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy affiliation for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and tv pursuits in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. By advocacy, training and innovation, NAB permits broadcasters to greatest serve their communities, strengthen their companies and seize new alternatives within the digital age. Study extra at www.nab.org.

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