C-Span's Steve Scully to Emcee Cable Hall of Fame Celebration

steve scullyDENVER, April 14, 2015 – The Cable Center announced today that Steve Scully, C-SPAN’s senior executive producer and political editor, will emcee the 18th annual Cable Hall of Fame Celebration. The Cable Center will host the Cable Hall of Fame Celebration on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at the Chicago Navy Pier, in conjunction with the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s (NCTA) Internet and Television Expo (INTX).

Steve Scully serves as a senior executive producer and political editor for C-SPAN, and 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. Scully 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.  Scully has been listed by Cablefax as one of Cable’s 100 “Heavy Hitters” and by New York Newsday as one of the media’s most influential movers and shakers in political programming, along with CBS’ Bob Schieffer. He sits on a number of national civic boards, including the CJ Foundation for SIDS and First Candle, both devoted to the prevention of sudden infant death syndrome. C-SPAN’s campaign coverage has won numerous awards, including an Emmy and a Cable Ace Award.

“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,” 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 Decker Anstrom. A festive after party concludes the evening’s activities.

The Cable Hall of Fame is sponsored by ARRIS, Bright House Networks, Carlsen Resources, Discovery Communications, Ericsson, ESPN, Food Network, Rovi, Starz, Cablefax, Multichannel News, Broadband Library, SmartBrief, and Cynopsis Media. For more information on the Cable Hall of Fame celebration, visit www.cablehalloffame.com, or call 720-502-7500.

About The Cable Center
Based in Denver, Colo., 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. Visit us at www.cablecenter.org, www.twitter.com/TheCableCenter and www.facebook.com/TheCableCenter for more information.

About The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration
The industry's best networking event, The Cable Hall of Fame honors those in the cable industry who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry. The official Cable Hall of Fame hashtag is #cablehof. For more information visit www.cablehalloffame.com or call 720-502-7500.

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