Legacy Award

The Board of the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters is proud to honor three outstanding individuals with the inaugural LEGACY AWARD.

PETER KING | CBS News Radio | Correspondent
HELGA SILVA | WSCV Telemundo 51 | Vice President, News and Content
FORREST SMITH | University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications | Interim Director, Innovation News Center

Each were selected out of dozens of nominations of individuals who have contributed at least 25 years of service to broadcast journalism. They stand out for their commitment to excellence, character, and leadership.

Join us as we honor Peter King, Helga Silva, and Forrest Smith during this year’s Florida AP Awards Gala on Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Nomination Form

Know a future Legacy Award recipient? Future nominees and recipients will reflect the diverse talents, skills and roles within a newsroom, including, but not limited to: Anchors, Reporters, Producers, Photographers, Editors, News Directors and Technical Directors.

Can't use the online application? You may download the application and submit your completed application to FloridaAPAwards@gmail.com.