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FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP INFO

Fred McLeod Memorial ScholarshipANNOUNCING THE 2ND ANNUAL FRED MCLEOD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WITH THE CLEVELAND ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS

FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to offer the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters a new annual scholarship - The Fred McLeod Memorial Scholarship.

In honor of the legendary Cleveland broadcaster Fred McLeod, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB), on behalf of FOX Sports Ohio, will award one (1) scholarship in the amount of $2,016 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions or applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. Emphasis on Sports Broadcasting and Sports Marketing is not required but will be heavily weighted for consideration by the CAB scholarship committee. This scholarship is non-renewable.

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CAB SCHOLARSHIP INFO

The Cleveland Association of Broadcasters (CAB) administers and awards the annual Cleveland Association of Broadcasters Scholarships to qualifying students (see Eligibility section below).

For 2021, the Cleveland Association of Broadcasters will award Two (2) Scholarships in the amount of $2,000 for applicants of 4-year undergraduate or graduate institutions and One (1) $1,000 Scholarship for applicants of 2-year and recognized certificate institutions. These Scholarships are non-renewable.

The 2021 Scholarship Application is now available. Scroll down to complete application online or click here to download a printable application for returning by regular mail along with letter of recommendation from a faculty member, typed essay and information release to: Cleveland Association of Broadcasters, PO Box 15294, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 or via e-mail to info@cabcleveland.com by Sunday, April 30th, 2021. Scholarship winners will be notified within a few weeks of the deadline.

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CAB Legacy Honoree: Les Levine

Excellence In Broadcasting/Class Of 2019

Les Levine, Cleveland sportswriter and Broadcaster, whose career spanned 50 years, passed away after battling diabetes and Parkinsons disease..

Les grew up in Cleveland and attended The Ohio State University, and graduated with a Poly Science degree and was a certified elementary school teacher--but talking sports was his passion so he attended broadcast school.

Levine entered his sports career in 1970 after a brief stint in Jasper, Indiana. He broadcast over 2,500 sporting events, including writing a number of columns for a number of publicatiosn. Levine’s smart, thoughtful commentary graced the radio waves and television for decades. He's known for countless shows, including “more sports & Les Levine and Sportschannel & Les Levine. Levine hosted pre and post game shows for the Indians, Cavs and Browns and also included the Cleveland Crusaders.

Levine was also credited with revolutionizing media. His was the first to invite the audience to call in live on the air . Levine was a columnist for the News Herald and the Cleveland Jewish News.

Levine is a Radio and Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame of Ohio inductee and was honored by the Cleveland Association of Broadcaster. But the people lucky enough to work with Les, he became known as a genuinely nice person.

Rest in peace, Les. 


 CAB Mission Statement

As a nonprofit  501c6 we work collaboratively as an industry to continue to advance excellence in broadcasting in Cleveland through education, social interaction, recognition and philanthropy.
  1. Promote the quality of broadcasting in the Cleveland area
  2. Provide a forum for issues concerning all segments of the Cleveland broadcasting community
  3. Foster greater understanding between those in the broadcasting sales, advertising and business communities
  4. Increase the level of professionalism among those in the Cleveland broadcast community
 
EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING/CLASS OF 2010Les Levine


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