Skip Finley, director of sales and marketing for the Vineyard Gazette, has been named one of six recipients of the Broadcasters Foundation of America’s 2013 Ward L. Quaal Leadership Awards. Mr. Finley, a veteran radio executive, served as managing partner in Noepe Communications prior to joining the Gazette staff earlier this year.

The awards, given April 11 in Las Vegas, recognize career contributions to the broadcast industry, and are named in honor of iconic broadcaster Ward L. Quaal. Fellow recipients included Charles Osgood, host of the daily radio program The Osgood File and TV anchor of CBS News Sunday Morning; Alan Frank, retired president/CEO of Post-Newsweek Stations; and Mike McKinnon, president/CEO of McKinnon Broadcasting.