Schmidt Receives Pioneer Award Today

Bob Schmidt, long time President and CEO of Eagle Communications  received the Pioneer Award from the Broadcasters Foundation of America today.

The award was presented at the Foundation’s annual breakfast during the National Association of Broadcaster’s Show in Las Vegas.  In addition to Schmidt, four other individuals with highly distinguished careers were also honored for their contributions to the broadcast industry, including Charles Osgood, CBS News.

The Pioneer Awards are given annually in recognition of career contributions to the broadcast industry and the community at large, and are named in honor of iconic broadcaster Ward L. Quaal.