February 23, 2017

James A. Smith Sr.





 HCJB Ecuador to Receive the 2017 NRB International Media Award 

HCJB EcuadorWASHINGTON (NRB) – HCJB Ecuador will receive the 2017 NRB International Media Award on Thursday, March 2, at Proclaim 17, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Orlando, Florida.

The International Media Award is presented to an organization based outside the United States that excels in media ministry – exercising integrity and faithfulness to the cause of Christ, while demonstrating unusual effectiveness – and excels in innovative uses of electronic media in the proclamation of the Gospel of Christ in impacting the target culture.

HCJB Ecuador creates Christian content in Spanish for Radio and Internet. Headquartered in Quito, Ecuador, it is the original ministry of the now worldwide organization Reach Beyond, founded in 1931. Its mission is to evangelize, disciple, and mobilize by demonstrating Christ and motivating others to do the same.

The International Media Award is one of 22 awards that will be presented during Proclaim 17, which takes place February 27-March 2, 2017, at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando. For the complete list of 2017 award recipients, click here.

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a nonpartisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth, promote media excellence, and defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at

About the NRB Convention

The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. The next Convention, Proclaim 17, will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, February 27-March 2, 2017. For more information, go to




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