Tennis Channel president/founder Steve Bellamy was named inaugural "Person of the Year 2005" by Tennis News and Daily Tennis. DORA THE EXPLORER
Nick’s Dora The Explorer was named Property of the Year at the Toy Industry Association’s Toy of the Year Awards ceremony Feb. 11. Dora cleaned up that night: Fisher-Price’s Dora’s Talking Kitchen was also awarded Girl Toy of the Year. ANNE DORIS
Anne Doris, VP of operations for Cox in Tucson, received the Rosa Parks Living History Makers Award in the business category. DR. JOHN MALONE
Noting that when you switch on a TV "anywhere in the world…you’re bound to tune in to the influence of John C. Malone," The Johns Hopkins University presented Dr. Malone with its Distinguished Alumnus Award in Denver late last year. The Liberty chief earned a master’s degree in industrial management at Hopkins in 1964 and a PhD in operations research in 1969. He did his undergraduate work in economics and electrical engineering at Yale. TOM RUTLEDGE & DEBORA WILSON
Cablevision COO Tom Rutledge and Weather Channel president Debora Wilson will be presented with CTPAA’s President’s Award at the Beacon Awards Gala on March 21. The award honors individuals who have implemented public affairs initiatives within their companies as well as throughout the cable industry. WICT PHILADELPHIA
WICT’s Greater Philly Chapter won 2005 Chapter of the Year honors in the large chapter category.