Distinguished Scholar Award

The Broadcast Education Association presented Alan B. Albarran, professor of radio, television and film and director of the Center for Spanish Language Media, with its 2009 Distinguished Scholar Award.
 
The award recognizes significant contributions to research and scholarship involving broadcast and electronic media. A former Fulbright senior scholar, Albarran received the Robert G. Picard Book Award from the Media Management and Economics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications for The Handbook of Media Management and Economics in 2006. His latest book, The Handbook of Spanish Language Media, is due out this summer, and he is working on his 10th book, The Media Economy.