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2019 Gold & Silver Circle Ceremony

Watch the archived Live Stream from the Ceremony held on December 7, 2019.

The National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS-NCCB) Gold & Silver Circles are societies honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the broadcast or cable industry either in a performing, creative, technical, or administrative role.

The Gold Circle honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the broadcast or cable industry for 50 years or more.

The Silver Circle honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the broadcast or cable industry for 25 years or more.

2019 Silver Circle Honorees

The 2019 honorees joined an impressive group of industry professionals who have helped shape the broadcast industry and continue to influence its future.  These leaders have inspired excellence and innovation in every communications discipline.  Devoting a quarter-century or more to the broadcast industry, these remarkable media professionals have made significant contributions to the National Capital Chesapeake Bay community.  With the induction of the 2019 honorees, the Silver Circle totals 247 and the Gold Circle totals 18.

View the Photo Gallery to see and order pictures from the Ceremony.

The Gold Circle Honoree:

George Beneman Maryland Public Television SVP/Chief Tech Officer

The Silver Circle Honorees:

Joe Dashiell WDBJ Senior Reporter
Jennifer Gilbert WBFF Anchor
Donna Knutson formerly of WJZ/WMAR News Producer
Fran Murphy Freelance and WDCW Producer
Topper Shutt WUSA9 Chief Meteorologist
Shelley Simpson TeamPeople/Al Jazeera Media Senior Archivist
Don Slater WAVY Chief Meteorologist
Catherine Snyder WRC Managing Editor