June 3, 2013

MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell to Emcee Cable Hall of Fame Celebration

MSNBCAndreaMitchell140x200DENVER – The Cable Center today announced that Andrea Mitchell, veteran NBC Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent and host of MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports," will emcee the 16th annual Cable Hall of Fame Celebration. The Cable Center will host the Cable Hall of Fame Celebration on Monday, June 10, 2013 at The Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, in conjunction with The Cable Show 2013.

Andrea Mitchell, NBC's chief foreign affairs correspondent, covers foreign policy, intelligence, and National Security issues for NBC News and MSNBC. In addition to traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, she hosts "Andrea Mitchell Reports" on MSNBC, her daily program of political and foreign policy news. Mitchell was also a lead correspondent covering the 2012 Presidential Campaign. She is the author of Talking Back: ...To Presidents, Dictators, and Assorted Scoundrels (Viking 2005), a memoir about her experiences covering five presidents, Congress, and foreign policy. Mitchell joined NBC News in 1978. Over the years, Mitchell has appeared regularly on "Meet the Press" and on the "Chris Matthews Show" as a panelist and substitute host.

An Emmy Award winning journalist, Mitchell has also received the prestigious Goldsmith Career Award for Excellence in Journalism from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the National Press Foundation 2010 Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, and the Radio-Television News Directors' Foundation Zeidenberg Award for protecting the First Amendment. Mitchell is a member of The Gridiron Club and is a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a board member of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and America's Promise Alliance. She is married to former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and resides in Washington, DC.

"We are so pleased to welcome Andrea as this year's Cable Hall of Fame emcee, and are looking forward to an unforgettable evening as we gather with industry friends and associates to recognize our six honorees," said Larry Satkowiak, president and chief executive officer of The Cable Center.

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 Brian Lamb. A festive after party concludes the evening's activities.

The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration is sponsored by A+E Networks, Discovery Communications and One World Sports. Media sponsors include CableFAX, Multichannel News, and MediaBiz. For more information on the Cable Hall of Fame Celebration, visit www.cablehalloffame.com, or call

About The Cable Center

Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is a nonprofit organization serving the cable telecommunications industry. The Cable Center is the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry, and of the Barco Library, the world's largest collection of cable-related information and resources. Please visit www.cablecenter.org for more information.

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