20 February 2013 8:30 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (Nab) announced today that Bob Schieffer, renowned broadcast television journalist for CBS, will receive the Nab Distinguished Service Award (Dsa) during the 2013 Nab Show. Schieffer will accept the award at the opening keynote session, sponsored by Blackmagic Design, on April 8 in Las Vegas. “For more than 50 years, Bob Schieffer has been an eyewitness to history’s biggest stories and respected as a preeminent journalist of his generation,” said Nab President and CEO Gordon Smith. “In recognition of his dedication and profound impact on journalism, we are proud to present him with the Distinguished Service Award.” Each year the Nab Dsa recognizes members of the broadcast community who have made significant and lasting contributions to broadcasting. Previous award recipients include Michael J. Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, President Ronald Reagan, Edward R. Murrow, Bob Hope, Walter Cronkite, Oprah Winfrey and Charles Osgood, among others. »


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