Lifetime Achievement in Scholarship (LAS)

Selection process

The LAS selection committee is comprised of BEA’s Research Committee.  The chair of the Research Committee leads the selection process. 


The Research Committee will review the nomination packages and based on the selection criteria, will make a recommendation to the BEA’s executive committee for approval.

The chair of the committee will notify the LAS recipient and all individuals who submitted nominations packages by February 15.

Selection criteria

  • The nomination package highlights the nominee’s distinguished career and contributions to research and scholarship related to broadcast and electronic media.
  • The publications record shall be carefully considered, as shall the significance of the nominee’s contributions to the field.