Gold & Silver Circles

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.

2020 Silver Circle Honorees

The 2020 honorees join 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 more than a quarter-century for Silver Circle or half-century for Gold Circle to the broadcast industry, these remarkable media professionals have made significant contributions to the National Capital Chesapeake Bay community.  With the induction of the 2020 honorees, the Silver Circle totals 260 and the Gold Circle totals 19. Printable Press Release.

Gold Circle:

Wally Ashby – A-Team Productions, Director/Producer, DC

Silver Circle:

Jamie Costello – WMAR, News Anchor, Baltimore
John Crosset – WBFF, Executive Producer, Baltimore
Greg Guise – Retired, WUSA9, Photojournalist/Editor, DC
Janet Roach – WVEC, Anchor/Reporter, Norfolk
Steven Schupak – Maryland Public Television, COO, Maryland
Tom Sherwood – WRC, Reporter, DC
Diane Walker – WWBT, Anchor/Reporter, Richmond

The Gold & Silver Circle induction ceremony will be held later next year due to COVID-19 restrictions.  The 2020 honorees will be celebrated in conjunction with the 2021 honorees ceremony at a location to be determined.