Las Vegas, NV, September 14, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- The 25th annual Electronic Media Awards will be held at 6:00 p.m. on October 24th, 2014 at Santa Fe Station Hotel Casino.
The event honors the work of radio and television stations, advertising agencies, web site developers and other outstanding individuals in the electronic media field. Proceeds from company sponsorships, program advertising, event ticket sales and entry fees provide scholarship monies for qualifying communications students attending any college or university in the state of Nevada through the Nevada Broadcaster’s Foundation and the Tony and Linda Bonnici Scholarship Fund.
“This is always an extremely fun event, and it’s a night that celebrates the best and brightest in our business,” said DeAnne Sheehan, the event’s founder and committee chair. “The opportunities we’ve been able to provide for the next generation of communications professionals through these scholarships have been nothing short of amazing,” Sheehan continued.
Tickets and tables for the event, which will include a catered dinner, are now on sale. For more information on purchasing tickets, please visit the Electronic Media Awards website.
About The Electronic Media Awards
The Electronic Media Awards were founded in 1988 by DeAnne Sheehan, Account Executive at Lotus Broadcasting. Women In Communications hosted the event until 2009, and it is now held in conjunction with The Nevada Broadcasters Foundation. Over the past 25 years, over a quarter of a million dollars in scholarships have been raised for communications students attending Nevada colleges and universities. In addition to recognizing the best work in the Las Vegas media, The Electronic Media Awards gives the industry the opportunity to come together and celebrate its work and accomplishments.
About The Sponsors
The Tony and Linda Bonnici Scholarship Fund (TLBSF) and Nevada Broadcasters Foundation (NBF) are partners with the Nevada Broadcasters Association (NBA), which is a statewide trade association with a membership consisting of radio and television stations serving Nevada. The Bonnici Scholarship Fund, the NBF and the NBA share a keen interest in the excellence of broadcast education. Consistent with this interest and to lend tangible support, TLBSF and NBF have established this scholarship program to encourage students with great passion for broadcasting to enter the field as a career, seeking the highest quality education in broadcasting. The scholarship program reflects the commitments of the NBF, the NBA and the member stations to equal opportunities in education and employment.
Contact: DeAnne Sheehan