• Nominations for the 2020 OAMAs is now over.  Thank you for your submissions.
  • The Media Association of Pittsburgh annually recognizes outstanding individuals in our industry in the areas of Radio, Television, Outdoor/Magazine/Newspaper/Internet, Agency/Allied fields, The Art Stein Memorial Award, The Thomas J. MacWilliams Lifetime Achievement Award, and the newly added: The Rising Star Award.
    The awards will be presented at the Annual Outstanding Achievement in Media Awards ceremony on September 25, 2020 at LeMont Restaurant. In order to nominate someone in any category, the following criteria must be met:
    • Be a current year paid MAP member
    • Nominees do not have to be MAP members
    • Nominations can be made in any (or all) of seven categories: Radio, Television, OMNI(Outdoor, Magazine, Newspaper and Internet), Agency/Allied, Thomas J. MacWilliams Lifetime Achievement, the Art Stein Memorial Award, and new for this year: The Rising Star Award
    o  The Rising Star award is to recognize someone new in the industry who has been outstanding in their current position for at least 3, but no more than 5 years.
    o The person can be employed by any of the general industry categories listed above
    • Recipients may be honored only one time in a specific category
    • Nominee must be aware that he/she is being nominated and if selected that they would be available to accept the award on
      Friday, September 25
    • Nominations should be accompanied by a brief description (500 word maximum) of the achievements of that nominee in that specific category
    • Nomination period will close on Friday February 28, 2020

Congratulations to the prior recipients of these awards.

Click on the drop down to see prior winners and then click on the form buttons to nominate a candidate for the OAMAs

*Prior recipients will not be considered
Radio Award

Robert W. Dickey Sr., Bill Steinbach, Myron Cope, Tony Renda, Jay Davis, Gleyn Ward, Morry Feldman, Bob Roof, Porky Chedwick, Jack Bogut, Dollie Bucci, Jack Wheeler, Tony Mowod, John Cigna, Lanny Frattere, David Crantz, Paul Kress, Bill Hillgrove, Larry Richert, Mike Lange, Roger Rafson, Jimmy Roach, Anthony Alfonsi, Mary Beth Beggy, Stan Savran, Michael Young, Laura Varner-Norman, Saul, Gregg, Michael and Todd Frischling, PJ Maloney, Drew Salamon, Ken Israel, Shari Miller-Eisenfeld

Television Award

Bill Burns, Pat Gmiter, Fred Rogers, By Williams, Joe Berwanger, Paul Long, John Howell, John Conomikes, Ricki Wertz, Bill Cardille, Joe DeNardo, Patti Burns, Eleanor Schano, Sally Wiggin, Patrice King Brown, Peggy Finnegan, Leslie Wodjowski, Stacy Smith, Rick Sebak, Lonnie Stetz, Bob Pompeani, Jon Burnett, Michael Hills, Cindy DeLuca, David Newell, Joe Negri, Paul Martino, Blair Brockmeyer, Deborah Acklin, Kevin Gmiter, Barb Gallagher

Agency/Allied Award

Judith Granato, Al Dudreck, Tom Rooney, Ray Werner, LaRue Davis, Marvin Jacobson, Stanley Skirboll, Jack Goldsmith, Tim Tassone, Joe Gordon, William Binstock, Tony Bucci, Jack Coyne, Richard Wolk, Petra Arbutina, John Harpur, Jack D’Amico, Michael Brunner, Sandy Snyder, Stephanie Satterfield, Marsha Gavula, Ben Elisco, Ann McFadden, Julie Smith, Ginny Knor, Lois Elder, Michele Fabrizi, Amy Gustafson, Duncan Jameson, Geoff Tolley, Paige Beal


Jack and Christine Tumpson, Chris Miller, Ed Bouchette, Gene Collier, Alan Robertson, Ed Bittner, Betsy Benson, Doug Heuck, Keith Trdina, Christina French, Cooper Munroe, Wayne Dollard

Thomas J. MacWilliams Lifetime Achievement Award

The Thomas J. MacWilliams Lifetime Achievement award is a posthumous award designed to honor those who were not honored in the past by the MAP-OAMA in Radio, Television, Agency/Allied or OMNI. Previous Art Stein awardees are eligible for this award. The family of the honoree for the Thomas J.MacWilliams award may choose the presenter and the person accepting the award. The award is named after the founder of the PRTC, now the Media Association of Pittsburgh. Bob Prince, Florence H. Rudov, Marie Torre, Rege Cordic, Jack Fleming, David Crantz, Josie Carey, Michael Wolff, Art Pallan, R.D. Summers, Don Brockett, Mary Dudley, Damian Davila, Yvonne Zanos, Paul Shannon, Nelson L. Goldberg, Frank Conrad, Pam Peters, Herb Burger

Art Stein Memorial Award

The Art Stein Memorial Award was established by the Board of Directors in 1990 and is given to those who have made notable contributions in furthering the goals and objectives of the Club. This award is dedicated to Art, whose tireless contributions will always be remembered. David Crantz, Paul Kress, Jack D’Amico, Richard Wolk, Roger Rafson, John Longo, Duncan Jameson, Maureen Durkin, Jeffrey Martin, Lois Elder, Bill Blume, Marsha Gavula, Michael Wolff, Morry Feldman, Paige Beal, Rebecca Lamperski, Michael Hills, Jimmy Kennedy, Julie Smith, Renee Previty, Judy Bernstein, Tim McLaughlin, Christy Rodibaugh, Kristy Hudson, Tatia O’Connor, Jason Dille

Nomination Form

Nominate a candidate for this year's OAMAs

Radio | TV | Allied/Agency | OMNI


Thomas J. MacWilliams Lifetime Achievement Award


Art Stein Memorial Award

The Rising Star Award