Candidates for the Digital Leadership award must be or have been an owner, officer or employee of a company, subsidiary or division, the primary business of which is broad- casting and whose responsibilities include or intersect digital media or multi-screen media strategy, marketing, technology and/or innovation.
The size of the organization with which a candidate is affiliated is not a determining factor. The merits of the candidate’s contributions are the sole factors that will be taken into account. The candidate for the Digital Leadership Award will be recognized on the basis of a significant contribution or contributions made over a period of time that created a transformational or innovative service for their broadcast property.
The candidates for the award shall have made contributions in one or more of the following categories:
The period of time encompassed by the contributions of the candidates for the award can range widely to include a lifetime of achievement or more recent contributions in the past year or two. The award winner will be chosen by a selection committee of industry experts and the NAB Executive Committee. The committees will place emphasis on the most recent achievements of the nominees.