The 23rd annual Suncoast Silver Circle Awards were held on Sunday night, April 17, 2011 as a formal banquet and presentation at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale recognizing seven people who have devoted a quarter of a century or more to the television industry, a significant part of which was done in South Florida.
is President and General Manager of NBC6/WTVJ in Miami-Ft. Lauderdale. Prior to coming to South Florida in 2003, Ardy was President and General Manager of WUSA-TV in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree. Her award was presented by Jackie Nespral, NBC 6 news anchor.
Kathleen Corso is Special Projects Producer for WPLG Local 10 in Miami – Ft. Lauderdale. In 1988, she was hired as a general assignment reporter and morning cut-in anchor by WCIX-TV. She joined WPLG in 2000. Kathie graduated from Miami of Ohio in 1982 with a degree in communications. Her award was presented by Steve Greenberg, author, freelance producer and on-air talent.
Ron Magill is Zoo Communications and Media Relations Director for Zoo Miami. He is bilingual and appears frequently on both Spanish-language and General Market television. Since 2006, Ron has received three Suncoast Emmy Awards for documentaries that he has produced in various wilderness locales. His award was presented by Michael Williams, Emmy-winning news reporter and newly hired news anchor for WPTV, West Palm Beach.
Kristi Krueger is the morning News Anchor and Reporter for WPLG Local 10 in Miami – Ft. Lauderdale. She began her broadcasting career in 1986 at WWSB in Sarasota working as a news anchor and reporter. In 1980 she jumped to WDIV in Detroit. In 1983 she returned to Florida and joined WPLG where she shortly became the evening co-anchor with Dwight Lauderdale. Her award was presented by Dwight.
Peter T. McCoy is a multi-Emmy Award winning Director and Editor at WFOR/CBS 4 in Miami – Ft. Lauderdale. He is celebrating his 27th year at the station. Peter also directs the in-house broadcasts for the Miami Heat and the Miami Dolphins. He is a graduate of the School of Communication at the University of Miami. His award was presented by "Mac" MacDonald who is Senior Director of Operations for HBO Latin America.
Angela Ramos is Programming and Public Affairs Director at WLTV Univision 23 and WAMI-TV Telefutura 69 in Miami – Ft. Lauderdale. Her career in television began 25 years ago at Univision 23 where she has produced an impressive body of award-winning television. In 2006, Women in Television selected her as Woman of the Year in Radio and Television. Her award was presented by WLTV reporter Sandra Peebles.
Ambrosio Hernandez is a Senior News Anchor for WSCV-TV Telemundo 5 1in Miami – Ft. Lauderdale. After working in radio in Chicago and Miami, he began his television career as a news anchor for WSCV-TV starting in 1985. Later he worked at WLTV as a program host. He also was an anchor for the Univsion network during the Persian Gulf War. His award was presented by Manuel Martinez, President & General Manager of WSCV-TV.
Afterwards, Angela Ramos spoke for all seven honorees when she said, "I had a great time. The evening was very special to me…definitely a day to remember"