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NAB 2010: Foreman Recognized For Humanitarian Effort in Haiti

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High-flying Veteran media broker/consultant Richard Foreman got a salute from the National Association of Media Brokers (NAMB) Tuesday (April 13) at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas.

Foreman was honored by his peers with a plaque in recognition of his humanitarian efforts in Haiti, according to a copy of the plaque.

Foreman, who is a pilot, joined a relief caravan, ferrying dotors and supplies to the earthquake-ravaged country in his private plane.

"This generous act of kindness is typical of Dick," read the plaque, adding that he is also "a tireless fund-raiser for the Broadcasters Foundation of America," which helps broadcasters pay the bills and gets needed medical attention in times of financial harship.

He was also a major financial contributor to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, NAMB pointed out.

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.