An Award-Winning Banquet on Many Levels

Cablefax announced our 2021 celebration took home two Program Awards: 1st place in the Awards category 2nd Place in Live Streaming The Cablefax Program Awards celebrates niche content and honors programming, regardless of where the content originated or how consumers watch it. In this special issue, Cablefax proudly reveals the winners of the 2022 Program…

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The 55th Annual Induction Ceremony

See the lively and often loud  55th Annual Banquet inducting 24 new Pioneers. At the Ritz Carlton, Atlanta. Watch it here courtesy of 4th Wave Technology. SEE THE INDUCTION VIDEO OF THE CLASS OF 2021: Click Here Sponsored by: Big Opening “Welcome To Atlanta” from Georgia Governor Brian P, Kemp INDUCTION PROGRAM & SPECIAL REPORTS…

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Cable TV Pioneers Select Class of 2021

Meet the Class of 2021 24 New Members Make It To The Cable TV Pioneers Top of the Class of 2021 New York, NY — Twenty-four new members have been selected for the Cable TV Pioneers 55th Annual Induction. “Just as our industry rose to the challenge of keeping America connected this past year, these men…

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Congrats to our own Pioneer Board Member, Frank Drendel

Frank Drendel just can’t stop. He’s chairman emeritus of CommScope and serves on its board as well as the Cable TV Pioneer board. Now, once again, Frank’s providing his expertise as the new member of the SCTE board of directors. It’s no wonder he’s sought after. Frank’s history of success  started over 45 years ago ,…

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Gone But Not forgotten

Please take a moment to remember, thank, and celebrate the lives of our fellow Pioneers. Their contributions to our business, their families and their communities embody the best of being a Cable TV Pioneer. Jim Keller 1981 March 10, 2020 Dick Hickman 1977 May 22, 2020 Bob Bevis 1989 September 3, 2020 Richard Thomson 1982…

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The 54th Annual Induction Ceremony

See what you missed and catch up on last year’s celebration. Meet the Class and watch the show that made a splash streamed and broadcast courtesy of C-SPAN. 2020 was a year of firsts for the pioneers. Thanks to C-SPAN, pioneers, friends and family across the country could tune-in and share in the accomplishments of…

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Nomination period open for the Class of 2021

55th Annual Induction Planned In Collaboration SCTE•ISBE Cable-Tec Expo® New York, NY — The Cable TV Pioneers is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2021. The nomination application is available online at CableTVPioneers.com. The application period will end April 30, 2021. Cable Pioneers who are members for three years may nominate men and women who…

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Shout out to Bridget Baker, Cable Hall of Fame Inductee!

One of our outstanding Cable TV Pioneers (2008), industry leader and diversity advocate, Bridget Baker, CEO Baker Media Inc. will be inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame on April 29th, 2021. Of course, considering her pioneering efforts in the cable and media business as well as her record-setting achievements for women in business, her…

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And the Emmy® goes to Yvette Kanouff

When it comes to starring roles, Cable TV Pioneer Yvette Kanouff has everything it takes to be a headliner. After a lifetime of pioneering feats that encompassed technological innovations and improvements from new video applications to on demand and streaming, it’s no surprise that the 71st National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has selected Yvette…

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Giving Credit Where Credit’s Due To Pioneer Ted Turner

The celebration of the 40th anniversary of CNN brings a flood of memories of the wild and wooly early cable days. Cable can take great pride in the role it played in changing communications. And many, including Cable TV Pioneer Char Beales, believes it is Ted Turner who deserves the credit for making the really big…

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