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BDC 4/16 – BEMA Award Winners

Posted by Bills Daily Charge on April 16, 2012 – 8:50 am

10 days until the 2012 NFL Draft.

– had one of the best months for website traffic in team history in March with:
–          13.3 million page views
–          10.75 minutes in time spent on the site

–The Buffalo Broadcasters Association presented the first-ever Buffalo Excellence in Media Awards (BEMAs) on Friday, April 23. WKBW‐TV’s Kendra Eaglin and STAR 102.5 FM’s Rob Lucas served as the official co‐hosts of the BEMAs. Below are a few of the 2012 winners:

Radio Personality of the Year
Sandy Beach‐WBEN AM & FM

Radio Station of the Year

Best Use of Social Media
Jeremy White/WGR 550 AM

Backpack Journalist of the Year
Ed Reilly/WKBW‐TV

Trailblazer Award
Linda Pellegrino/WKBW‐TV

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell
On Bills CEO Russ Brandon (via the Buffalo News 4/15/12):
I think Russ is a brilliant marketer,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told the Buffalo News. “He understands the passion of the fans, and he understands the community. He has a great team around him [in the Bills’ front office], which is the sign of a quality person. He’s one of the more respected club executives we have, and his serving on our business ventures committee is an indication of that.”


Bills LB Shawne Merriman tweeted this photo as he took time to sign autographs for fans in Jacksonville, FL Saturday while participating in the 2012 Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Gala and Golf Tournament.

Bills Wall of Famer Booker Edgerson was present at the 2012 Buffalo Excellence in Media Awards (BEMAs) presented by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association.
Edgerson presented the Backpack Journalist of the Year Award and is pictured with the winner Ed O’Reilly of Channel 7.

Buffalo News – Tackles: A matter of opinion

Buffalo News – Bills CEO determined to keep team viable

Buffalo News – What’s the Bills’ game plan?

Buffalo News – Tannehill next to visit Bills

Buffalo News – Our football, hockey teams popular statewide – Prospect preview: DE Curry cleared hurdles – Mock Draft Watch 8.0

Audio/Video/Photo Clips
WGR 550
Tannehill and Buffalo: Does it make sense?
2012 NFL Draft: Defensive End Preview

Bills NFL Draft Preview

Additional Clips
The Sports Xchange (
Bills looking for receiver opposite JohnsonWake wants new contract or could sit out
Strategy And Personnel
Gailey says Wildcat adds prep time for opponents

Billboard Blog (Buffalo News)
Road to the Draft: Brian Quick Road to the Draft: Marvin McNutt

Buffalo Rumblings
Buffalo Bills Stadium Renovations Expected To Top $200 Million

Buffalo Sports Daily
Bills Second-Round Prospects: Zach Brown (LB)

Buffalo Wins
5 things to avoid during the NFL Draft

Pro Football Talk
Team needs: Buffalo Bills

Pro Football Weekly
Bills expected to add depth at LB in draft

2012 NFL Draft: The Buffalo Bills Should Avoid Ryan Tannehill Like the Plague

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