Updated: Jul 13
Gold & Silver Circle Ceremony - September 24th
University of Maryland, Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center
7801 Alumni Drive, College Park, Maryland 20742
5:00pm Reception | 6:00pm Dinner | 6:30pm Ceremony
Black tie optional. We're monitoring current guidance from our local health departments regarding COVID-19. Attendees can wear a mask if they choose, but they are currently not required.
If you would like to be a Circle Patron and/or include a congratulatory ad in the printed program for any of our inductees, please email Ashlyn Dixon.
2020 and 2021 Silver Circle Honorees
The 2020 and 2021 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 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 2021 honorees, the Silver Circle totals 268 and the Gold Circle totals 23.
Gold Circle Honorees
Wally Ashby – A-Team Productions, Director/Producer, DC (2020)
Tom Bettag – Univ. of Maryland, Full-time Lecturer, Maryland (2021)
Edward Jones – UDC Cable Television and the University of the District of Columbia, General Manager/Executive Producer, DC (2021)
Ross Simpson – WDVM 25, Anchor/Reporter, Maryland (2021)
Stan Stovall – WBAL, Anchor, Baltimore (2021)
Silver Circle Honorees
Will Anderson – Blue Ridge PBS, President/CEO, Virginia (2021)
Jamie Costello – WMAR, News Anchor, Baltimore (2020)
John Crosset – WBFF, Executive Producer, Baltimore (2020)
Greg Guise – Retired, WUSA9, Photojournalist/Editor, DC (2020)
Melanie Hastings – WJLA, GMW Anchor, DC (2021)
Ede Jermin – WRC, Operations Manager, DC (2021)
Veronica Johnson – WJLA, Meteorologist, DC (2021)
Dave Lucas – WJLA, Weekday Anchor, DC (2021)
Robin Reed – WDBJ7, Anchor, Roanoke (2021)
Janet Roach – WVEC, Anchor/Reporter, Norfolk (2020)
Lisa Robinson – WBAL, News Anchor, Investigative Reporter, Maryland (2021)
Steven Schupak – Maryland Public Television, COO, Maryland (2020)
Tom Sherwood – WRC, Reporter, DC (2020)
Harry Vaughn – Maryland Public TV, Managing Director, Maryland (2021)
Diane Walker – WWBT, Anchor/Reporter, Richmond (2020)