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Media AwardsThe NRB Awards Committee has announced the nominees for the 2014 NRB Media Awards.

A long-standing hallmark of the association, the NRB Media Awards program is designed to encourage excellence in production, service to the community, faithfulness to the mission, commitment to the Gospel, and personal integrity.

While NRB recognizes that material awards and public recognition are not an ultimate priority in relation to our spiritual calling to take the message of hope to the world through media, the association hopes to inspire others to raise their standards and to create more compelling, relevant, and challenging Christian programming by honoring and celebrating outstanding facilities, ministries, programs, and producers.

"It’s our privilege to acknowledge the exceptional efforts of NRB members and their distinctive service this past year by bestowing awards in a wide variety of categories," commented 2014 NRB Awards Committee Chairman Roger Kemp. "Our calling at NRB is to impact our world by communicating the Gospel, and the 2014 media award nominees have displayed tremendous creativity and outstanding commitment toward this mission."

Beginning November 14, winners of the 2014 NRB Media Awards will be announced each week by category in the association’s weekly e-newsletter, NRB Today.

The 2014 NRB Media Awards will be presented on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, as part of the NRB 2014 International Christian Media Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

The following are the top nominees for the Television, Radio, International, and Internet Awards (in alphabetical order):

Television Awards

TV Station of the Year (Full Power)
GEB America, Oral Roberts University
KCHF-TV 11, Son Broadcasting
KTLN-TV, Total Living Network

Best TV Talk Show
Facing Life Head-On
, Life Issues Institute
Significant Insights
, Total Living Network
The 700 Club
, The Christian Broadcasting Network

Best TV Teaching Program
700 Club Interactive
, The Christian Broadcasting Network
Day of Discovery
, RBC Ministries
Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef
, Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef

Best TV Special Program
The 21st Annual Movieguide Awards
, Christian Film & Television Commission
The Miracle of Israel with Jonathan Bernis
, Jewish Voice Ministries International
The Price of Freedom
, In Touch Ministries with Dr. Charles Stanley

Best TV Public Service Announcement
CBN WOK-Randy, The Christian Broadcasting Network
"Intolerant," Need Him Global Ministries
ORU Faculty Series, GEB America - Oral Roberts University

Best National TV Commercial
"Amazing Facts Bible Prophecy," Amazing Facts
"Man of God," In Touch Ministries with Dr. Charles Stanley
"Our Father — Surfer," The Christian Broadcasting Network

Radio Awards

Radio Program of the Year
180 with Karl Clauson
, WYLL-AM, Salem Communications Group
Parenting Today's Teen
, Heartlight Foundation
Pathway to Victory
, First Dallas Media with Dr. Robert Jeffress
The Land and The Book
, Moody Publishers, Moody Radio

Radio Station of the Year
KCBI-FM
KLTY-FM
KSBJ-FM
KTIS-FM

Radio Impact Award
Ambassador Advertising Agency
Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife
Ron Hutchcraft, Ron Hutchcraft Ministries, Inc.
Janet Parshall, In the Market with Janet Parshall
Dr. Harold J. Sala, Guidelines International Ministries

International Awards

International Impact
Compassion International
Life Without Limbs
Mohabat TV

International Television Ministry
CBN Indonesia
GOOD TV Broadcasting Corp., Taiwan
Olive Tree Media

International Innovation
Galcom International
Olive Tree Media
Samadhan, CBN India

International Strategic Partnership
Project Hannah, TWR
Promise Media Productions - Nepal, The Christian Broadcasting Network

International Radio Ministry
1 Music Radio
Gerosios Naujienos Centras (GNC)
Radio 7 Albania

International Individual Achievement
Allan McGuirl Jr., Galcom International
David Mainse, Crossroads Television System
Tony Tseng, GOOD TV Broadcasting Corp.

Internet Awards

Best Website
Focus on the Family, www.boundless.org
In Touch Ministries, www.intouch.org  
Northwestern Media, www.myktis.com
Living on the Edge with Chip Ingram, www.livingontheedge.org

Best Use of Social Media
Answers in Genesis
Life Without Limbs
Precept Ministries
TWR360

Best Multichannel Initiative
Boundless.org, Focus on the Family
Salem Web Network, Salem Communications Corporation
Winter Jam, Need Him Global Ministries

Published: October 17, 2013

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