The Media Institute will honor Caroline Beasley, CEO of Beasley Media Group, with the American Horizon Award at its annual “Free Speech America” Gala, October 7 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Beasley has served as CEO of BMG since January 2017. She has held a number of other positions at the company, including Executive Vice President, CFO, Treasurer, and Secretary. The company, which started with a single AM radio station, now owns and operates 64 stations (46 FM, 18 AM) in 15 large and mid-size markets. She most recently served as the Joint Board Chair of the National Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors.
FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks will deliver keynote remarks.
The American Horizon Award recognizes an individual for visionary leadership in the communications industry.
The Media Institute is a nonprofit foundation specializing in communications policy and the First Amendment. For more information, visit the Institute online at www.mediainstitute.org.