For Immediate Release
January 17, 2012

Robert McFarland





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Manassas, VA – Ron Mighell will receive the notable NRB Milestone Award during the February 21st Awards Dinner at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition.

“Through his five decades in radio and television, Ron Mighell has demonstrated a long obedience in the same direction,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “Ron did not allow stuttering or lack of experience to prevent him from serving the Lord through electronic media, and today there are countless names written in the Lamb’s Book of Life because of his faithfulness.”

Ron Mighell was drawn to radio at an early age. He was miraculously healed of a terrible stuttering problem at the age of 21; years later, he was invited to play his own role in the story of his life on Unshackled! When a TV frequency became available in Lima, OH, Mighell resigned his management position with WTGN-FM and built WTLW-TV in 1982. He then built WLMB-TV in Toledo, OH, and has served on their board for more than 20 years. Mighell attended Western Baptist Bible College and has been married to his sweetheart, Becky, for nearly 50 years.

Longevity in any field is becoming a rarity, and exemplary service in Christian broadcasting for 50 years—or more—is a feat worthy of recognition and applause. With the Milestone Award, NRB desires to honor the industry pioneers who brought Christian communications to the place of respect and achievement it enjoys today.

About NRB
TThe 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 Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their ministries. NRB 2012 is being held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 18-21, 2012. For registration and other Convention information go to:




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