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Libby Casey To Emcee Cable Hall of Fame

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Former C-SPAN host will help honor cable's newest Hall inductees.

Libby Casey, Al Jazeera America’s Washington, D.C., correspondent, will emcee the 17th annual Cable Hall of Fame Celebration. The Cable Center will host the Cable Hall of Fame Celebration on Tuesday, April 29, at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE, in conjunction with The Cable Show 2014. 

 

Libby Casey of Al Jazeera AmericaCasey most recently hosted C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, the channel’s three-hour morning political and public affairs show.

 

For Washington Journal, Casey was a host and producer, interviewing top leaders in Washington, including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, members of Congress, governors, journalists and think tank experts. Before C-SPAN, Casey worked for several years covering the state of Alaska for public radio. She has been recognized with a number of awards including Edward R. Murrow Awards, a Silver Reel and top awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. In addition, her series profiling soldiers killed in Iraq, “Remembering the Fallen,” earned her the Alaska Press Club’s Public Service Award.

 

“We are thrilled to welcome Libby as emcee for this year’s Cable Hall of Fame. The celebration is just a couple weeks away, and we are excited for a delightful evening with industry friends and associates as we recognize our six honorees,” Larry Satkowiak, chief executive officer of The Cable Center, said in a release. 

 

The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the induction ceremony. The event program will also include the presentation of the Bresnan Ethics in Business Award, honoring the late William J. Bresnan, to Nick Davatzes, and an after party. Event sponsors are Bright House Networks, CommScope, Discovery Communications, Arris, Scripps Networks Interactive, Al Jazeera America, CableFAX, Multichannel News and Broadband Library. For more information, visit www.cablehalloffame.com or call 720-502-7513.  

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