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BEA is accepting nominations for the 2019 Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship (formerly the Distinguished Scholar Award).  Nominees must be current or past members of BEA, and have made a significant contribution to research and scholarship involving broadcast and electronic media.  All contributions should be evidenced by related extensive publication in books and leading journals, usually over at least twenty years.

Nominations must include the following:

  • Nominee’s credentials (e.g., CV).
  • Nomination letter describing the candidate’s contributions to the advancement of research in one or more related fields of electronic media.

The recipient will be recognized at the BEA2019 Awards Ceremony held in Las Vegas, NV at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort on Sunday, April 7, 2019. BEA encourages those whose are nominated to attend the BEA2019 Annual Convention April 6 – 9, 2019.

Nominations must be received by:   January 11, 2019

 Email all nominations directly to:

Glenda Balas
BEA Research Committee Chair
University of North Texas – Dallas

If you have questions regarding the nomination or submission process please contact Glenda Balas or Heather Birks |