Distinguished Service Award

The VAB’s Distinguished Service Award honors those individuals who have distinguished themselves in their profession over the course of many years. Award is open to all broadcast-related occupations.

Bill Goldsbury2021 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bill Goldsbury
WFFF-TV

Tom Reed crop

2019 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tom Reed
WPTZ-TV

Glenn Dudley

2018 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Glenn Dudley
Vermont PBS

Charlie Papillo

2018 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Charlie Papillo
WVMT-AM

2017 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Lynn Beaudoin
Vermont Broadcast Associates

mark-esberg

2017 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Mark Esberg
Sison Broadcasting

2017 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Steve Pelkey
Hall Communications

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2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Davis
WCAX-TV

bob-sherman

2016 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Sherman
Great Eastern Radio

stewart ledbetter

2015 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Stewart Ledbetter
WPTZ-TV and Vermont PBS

thom richards

2014 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Thom Richards
WOKO-FM

judy simpson

2014 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Judy Simpson
WCAX-TV

brian collamore

2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Brian Collamore
WSYB-AM/Catamount Radio

ross sneyd

2013 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ross Sneyd
AP/VPR/VPT

sharon meyer

2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Sharon Meyer
WCAX-TV

mark johnson hi res

2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Mark Johnson
WDEV AM/FM

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2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

John Likakis
WBTN-AM

   

ginny vab

2011 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Ginny McGehee
WJOY-AM

    

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2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tom Messner
WPTZ-TV/WNNE-TV   

jim oliver

2010 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Jim Oliver
WCAX-TV     

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2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Tim Johnson
WTSA-AM & FM 

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2009 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Bob Kinzel
VPR