Media organizations sign on to sponsor RMA event

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The Rochester Media Association’s annual awards banquet on May 17 received an initial round of sponsorship from five leading area media organizations. Network television affiliates WROC Channel 8, WHEC Channel 10, WHAM Channel 13, along with Time Warner Cable News and the Democrat and Chronicle Media Group have agreed to sponsor the event.

Also recently agreeing to sponsor the event were WXXI Public Broadcasting and Entercom Radio.WXXI

As sponsors, these organizations receive a variety of benefits including the right for employees of their organization to purchase tickets at half price. More importantly, they are helping support an event meant to collaboratively celebrate the collective good work of media professionals from around Greater Rochester.

The event will be held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Saturday May 17 beginning with cocktails (cash bar) at 6:30 p.m. and dinner and the awards program at 7:30 p.m. The evening will include recognition of media contributors designated by their employers, as well as presentation of this year’s Impact Awards.

Tickets may be purchased online

 

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