March 20, 2018

James A. Smith Sr.





TheDove Receives 2018 NRB Television Station of the Year Award

TheDove NRB 18 AwardNASHVILLE (NRB) –  TheDove received the 2018 NRB Television Station of the Year Award on Friday, March 2, at Proclaim 18, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

The NRB Television Station of the Year Award recognizes a television station that displays innovative and creative programming through its daily schedule; is a force for the Gospel in its coverage of Christian events, issues, and stories; demonstrates a commitment to produce original programming to meet the spiritual needs of its viewing audience; and works in partnership with churches and ministries to provide a media platform for voices unable to be heard elsewhere.

Every day thousands of people turn to theDove TV for information and encouragement. For the past seven years, its has been producing creative programming and covering important issues of the day, while staying firm to the fidelity of God’s Word.

Based in Medford, Oregon, theDove offers a variety of shows. Its locally produced programs, including theDove Morning Show and Focus Today, are simulcast on radio and television to wide regions of Oregon and Northern California. The station’s news team creates morning and evening updates in order to stay relevant to its community and provide biblical perspective on what’s happening in the world today. The station works closely with local churches and ministries to provide a media platform for voices unable to be heard elsewhere. It has also helped to organize a variety of Christian events, including an annual National Day of Prayer and the Dove Fest, which gathers more than 4,500 people for a night of fun and worship.

The Television Station of the Year Award was one of 26 awards that were presented during Proclaim 18, which took place February 27-March 2, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. For the complete list of 2018 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 will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, March 26-29, 2019. For more information, go to




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