Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

The Excellence in Broadcasting Awards celebrates the best work from radio and television broadcasters across the state each year. This year's winners will be announced in May and recognized at the 2017 NMBA Summer Convention on Friday, June 2 at the Albuquerque Marriott Hotel & Resort.

NMBA Excellence in Broadcasting

Hall of Fame

This award is presented to an individual or entity who has illustrated over time a consistent and unique impact on the broadcast industry in New Mexico. The nominee’s contributions may have resulted in a wide range of outcomes, including, but not limited to, enhancing the quality of broadcasting in New Mexico and/or improving service to their community through their broadcasting efforts. Candidates must have been in broadcasting in New Mexico for at least 5 years. Submission entries should include a 500-word or less description of the candidate and the reasons for the nomination, as well as a letter of recommendation from a source other than the nominating source.

Broadcasters of the Year

This award is presented to an individual or group of individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding and exceptional contribution to the broadcast industry in New Mexico within the past calendar year. Through their work, this individual or group of individuals have demonstrated a deep commitment to the continued success of their station, the industry and/or the Association. In addition, this contribution or achievement should exhibit relevance to broadcasting as a continually evolving medium. Candidates must have been a broadcaster within the New Mexico market for at least 6 months of the past calendar year; and must be an NMBA member. Submission entries should include a 500-word or less description of the candidate and the reasons for the nominations, as well as a letter of recommendation from a source other than the nominating source.

Friends of Broadcasting

The NMBA recoginizes on ocassion those persons who have given time and effort to the broadcasting industry in New Mexico. Over the years, we have reconized politicians, FCC officials, advertisers and more.