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Field, Carlson Are Among ‘Pioneers’ to Be Honored

Field, Carlson Are Among 'Pioneers' to Be Honored

Several radio veterans will be among six recipients of the Pioneer Award next month. The Broadcasters’ Foundation will confer the awards during a breakfast in Las Vegas.
The event is Wednesday, April 20 at 7 a.m. at the Bellagio. This brings to 58 the number recognized in the program’s nine years.
The honorees are Robert Bennett, former president of Metromedia Broadcasting; Arthur W. Carlson, who was head of Susquehanna Radio; Joseph M. Field, founder and former CEO of Entercom Communications; Jim Goodmon of WRAL-TV/Capitol Broadcasting in North Carolina, which includes WRAL(FM); Herbert A. Granath, former chairman of Disney/ABC International; and Richard Harris, former president of Westinghouse Broadcasting’s Group W Radio and a father of the modern all-news format.
The National Association of Media Brokers, the Radio Advertising Bureau, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the NAB sponsor the free breakfast. To register: call (203) 862-8577 by April 10.