For Immediate Release
December 18, 2014

Kenneth Chan





NRB Announces 2015 Media Award Recipients

Manassas, VA– The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) has announced the recipients of the 2015 NRB Media Awards, which recognize this year’s most outstanding ministries, facilities, and programs/producers in the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.

NRB’s 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. There are seven areas of focus for the 2015 awards: Church Media, Intercollegiate, International, Internet, Radio, Television, and Special Service.

All award recipients will be presented their awards during the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention, which will take place February 23-26, 2015, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, TN.

The recipients of the Church Media, International, Internet, Radio, Television, and Special Service awards are as follows:

Best Short Form Video (Small Churches)            

Granite Bay Adventist Church (Amazing Facts)

Best Short Form Video (Large Churches)                             
Lake Pointe Church

Best Promotional Campaign (Large Churches)  
Valley Baptist Church    

Best Use of Media in Missions (Large Churches)             
Bellevue Baptist Church               

International Individual Achievement Award

Ashvin Dhyriam

International Radio Ministry Award
Radio Emmanuel             

International Television Ministry Award
Among Mongolia/Eagle TV

International Innovation Award
Cahaya Bagi Negeri / CBN Indonesia (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

International Strategic Partnership Award
Krista Sederwall Casey (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

International Impact Award
Reach Beyond  

Best Website (KTIS/Northwestern Media/Faith Radio)

Best Use of Social Media   (EMF Broadcasting/K-LOVE Radio)

Best Multichannel Initiative (Answers in Genesis)

Best App            
“Pray With Me, Salem Web Network” - (Salem Communications Corporation)

Radio Station of the Year           

Arizona Shine KGCB

Radio Program of the Year        
Truth For Life with Alistair Begg 

Radio Impact Award     
Les Lamborn (RBC Ministries)

Television Station of the Year - Full Power        
KTLN-TV (Total Living Network)

Television Station of the Year - Low Power       
TheDove TV (KDOV TV)

Best Television Talk Show         
The 700 Club (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Teaching Program         
700 Club Interactive (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Mixed Media Campaign             
Today with God (CrossTalk International)

Best National Television Commercial  
“Bible History Timeline” (Amazing Facts)

Best Local Broadcast Television Commercial     
“Revelation: The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon” (Amazing Facts)

Best Creative Television Programming
Jerusalem Dateline - The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN News Middle East Bureau)

Best Television Public Service Announcement
RA Dickey (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Best Television Special Program             
Made in Israel (The Christian Broadcasting Network)

Chairman’s Award         

Chuck Norris (Columnist,

NRB Hall of Fame          
Mike Kellogg (Moody Radio)

William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service
John Ankerberg (The John Ankerberg Show)

Board of Directors Award           
S. Truett Cathy (Chick-fil-A) - posthumously

Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications
The Gospel Coalition

Individual Professional Member            
Tom McCabe (McCabe Partners LLC)

Amazing Facts
Dick Anthony (affiliated with Moody Radio)
Victor and Helena Arndt (affiliated with Reach Beyond)
Back to God Ministries International     
La Hora De La Reforma (affiliated with Back to God Ministries International)
Richard C. Dean (WFMZ Television/Radio)
Far East Broadcasting Company
Herbert Jacobson (was affiliated with Reach Beyond) - posthumously
Kazuo Ozaki (affiliated with Reach Beyond)
Dr. Ron Phillips (Ron Phillips Ministries)

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to 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. NRB 2015 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2015. For more information, go to




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