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March 14, 2023
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NRB Announces 2023 Special Service and Media Award Recipients
Awards Honoring Christian Leadership, Industry Excellence to be Presented at 2023 NRB International Christian Media Convention
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NRB) – NRB has announced the recipients of the 2023 Special Service and Media Awards, which recognize the most outstanding ministries, organizations, programs, and producers within the world’s premiere association of Christian communicators.
“The NRB Special Service and Media Awards highlight the excellence and effectiveness of the NRB family in sharing the Gospel and advancing the field of Christian communications,” NRB President & CEO Troy A. Miller said. “We congratulate this year’s winners and look forward to presenting these awards in May at NRB 2023.”
The annual NRB Awards program is designed to encourage excellence in production, service to the community, faithfulness to the mission, commitment to the Gospel, and personal integrity.
NRB Special Service Awards are presented to individuals and organizations who model excellence, integrity, and longstanding service in Christian communications. NRB Media Awards are presented to organizations and ministries for creativity, excellence, and effectiveness in their respective fields. To learn more about each award type, click here.
All award recipients will be honored during the 2023 NRB International Christian Media Convention, which will take place May 22-25, 2023, at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida.
The recipients of the 2023 NRB Special Service and Media Awards are as follows:
SPECIAL SERVICE AWARDS
Hall of Fame Award
Steve Douglass (posthumously), Cru
Jerry Rose, Total Living Network
William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service
Wayne Shepherd, Wayne Shepherd Communications
Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications
Ed Cannon, FEBC
Board of Directors Award
Seth Dillon, Babylon Bee
Grace To You
Radio Station of the Year: WMCA-AM
Radio Program of the Year: “New Life Live”
Radio Impact: Byron Tyler, Bott Radio Network
Best Use of Multiple Media: “Leading The Way” with Dr. Michael Youssef
Messaging Campaign of the Year: Vote Your Values, Total Living Network
Television Program of the Year: “Church & State” with Lucas Miles
Television Station of the Year: K26KC-D, Ark Multicasting
Digital Media Awards
Best New Mobile App: FEBC Ukraine
Best Digital Campaign: SeeLife 2022, Focus on the Family
Best Digital Experience: Adventures in Odyssey Club App, Focus on the Family
Best Original Podcast: “Luther: In Real Time,” Ligonier Ministries
International Impact: Andrey Nekrasov, Russian Christian Radio Center, Inc.
International Media: Dr. Felix Oisamoje, CBN Nigeria
Strategic Partnership: Dr. Chuck Pollak, Sharing International
NRB is a nonpartisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. NRB’s mission is twofold: To protect the free speech rights of our members to speak Biblical truth, by advocating those rights in governmental, corporate, and media sectors; and to foster excellence, integrity, and accountability in our membership by providing networking, educational, ministry, and relational opportunities. Learn more at www.nrb.org.
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 and award-winning Exposition consists of dozens of organizations and is an active marketplace for those seeking products and services to enhance their own organization. The upcoming Convention will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, May 22-25, 2023. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.