The annual awards highlight significant achievements in broadcast engineering and digital leadership

Nomination deadline is March 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has opened the nomination period for the 2021 Technology Awards.  The three awards highlight significant achievements in the fields of broadcast engineering and digital leadership and will be presented on June 17 at a special online event hosted on NAB’s Amplify platform.  Awardees will also be recognized at the 2021 NAB Show held October 9-13 in Las Vegas.

The Radio and Television Engineering Achievement Awards are presented to individuals for their outstanding accomplishments in the radio or television broadcast industry, respectively.

The Digital Leadership Award honors an individual at a broadcast station, group or network who has transformed a traditional broadcast business to succeed on digital media platforms in a measurable way.

“NAB enjoys celebrating our industry’s technical and engineering achievements each year by presenting these awards to individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves with noteworthy performances,” said NAB’s Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Sam Matheny. “These awards recognize unique leaders who are working to transform our industry, and I’m delighted to feature them on Amplify and at NAB Show.”

The deadline for nominations is March 22, 2021. Nomination forms and detailed award rules are available at, along with a list of past recipients.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held October 9–13, 2021, in Las Vegas, is the premiere event for content professionals in the media, entertainment and technology ecosystem. It’s the ultimate marketplace for those seeking to create superior audio and video experiences. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms, NAB Show is where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways. For complete details, visit

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at