Steve Scully, C-SPAN’s senior executive producer and political editor, will emcee the 18th annual Cable Hall of Fame Celebration on Tuesday, May 5, at the Chicago Navy Pier, in conjunction with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s (NCTA) Internet and Television Expo (INTX).
Scully (pictured) is responsible for coordinating all aspects of C-SPAN’s campaign programming for C-SPAN, C-SPAN.org and C-SPAN Radio (heard nationwide on on Sirius XM Channel 120). He also serves as one of the regular hosts of its morning call-in show, Washington Journal, C-SPAN’s Newsmakers and C-SPAN Radio’s Washington Today program. He joined C-SPAN in 1990 as a political editor and White House producer. Scully served nine years on the executive board of the White House Correspondents’ Association, and was president from 2006-2007. He is also the past Amos B. Hostetter Chair at The Cable Center and University of Denver (DU), and taught an innovative and popular distance learning course on media, politics and public policy issues for a number of years in conjunction with DU, Purdue University, George Mason University and Suffolk University.
“We are honored to welcome Steve as emcee for this year’s Cable Hall of Fame Celebration, and are looking forward to a wonderful evening with industry friends and associates as we recognize our six honorees,” Larry Satkowiak, CEO 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 Decker Anstrom. A festive after party concludes the evening’s activities. For more information on the Cable Hall of Fame celebration, visit www.cablehalloffame.com or call 720-502-7500.