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January 28, 2010
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NAB Show and Telly Awards Team Up for Inaugural Telly Hall of Fame Event

--Awards celebrate more than 30 years of Telly excellence--


WASHINGTON -- The NAB Show and Telly Awards will co-host the inaugural Telly Awards Hall of Fame event on Wednesday, April 14 at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Three past Telly Award winners who have consistently created outstanding video content that exemplifies excellence and the spirit of the awards will be honored and inducted into the Telly Awards Hall Fame at a reception held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

"With the NAB Show established as the world's largest gathering of traditional and digital media professionals, it's a natural fit for our kick-off Hall of Fame event," said Linda Day, Telly Awards executive director. "We look forward to honoring and celebrating the accomplishments of our inductees and are thrilled to partner with the NAB Show for this exciting event."

About the Telly Awards

For more than three decades Telly Awards have honored outstanding video content made for a variety of mediums including television, non-broadcast and the Web. Recognizing excellence throughout the film, video and television industry, the Telly Award is one of the most sought-after honors for traditional and emerging forms of video production.

To build on the excitement surrounding the Hall of Fame event, Telly Awards is hosting a Twitter contest in which contestants submit a one minute or less video telling why they should be selected to attend the NAB Show. Winners will receive airfare to the 2010 NAB Show, two conference passes and two invitations to the Telly Awards Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

For more information about the Twitter contest and this year's 31st Annual Telly Awards, visit www.tellyawards.com.

About the 2010 NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place 10-15 April, 2010 in Las Vegas (exhibits open 12 April). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.

News media registration is now available online. Click here to register as press for the NAB Show.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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