(Las Vegas, Nevada) The Nevada Broadcasters Association will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to broadcast veteran Ralph Toddre during the Association’s Annual Hall of Fame Gala on Saturday, August 24, at 7pm at The Four Seasons Las Vegas.
Toddre first began his long broadcasting career in 1975, working as the Operations and Programming Manager at KLAS TV, a Landmark Communications Company.
In 1986, Ralph became Vice President and General Manager for Sunbelt Communications Company where he developed plans for a new Yuma television station. The station began operations less than six months after its conception.
Ralph returned to Nevada where he became Vice President and General Manager of KRNV News 4 in Reno and later, President and C.O.O. for Sunbelt Communications Company/Intermountain West Communications Company in which he managed operations for twelve NBC and FOX affiliate broadcast stations in five western states, including Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
As the father of three, two of whom were diagnosed with Autism, Ralph was inspired to become a leader in the State of Nevada and across the nation emphasizing the specific needs of children and families affected by the condition. He began this mission in 2006. by co-founding the Autism Coalition of Nevada with his wife, Meredith.
This year marks the 24th Hall of Fame Gala and will take place on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at The Four Seasons Las Vegas. All money raised at the Hall of Fame Silent and Live Auctions goes directly to support the Nevada Broadcasters Foundation’s Tony and Linda Bonnici Broadcasting Scholarship Fund which provides tuition scholarships to students attending Nevada’s Colleges and Universities. One hundred forty-five (145) scholarships have been awarded over the past seven (8) years to talented and dedicated students of broadcasting in Nevada.
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