American Forces Network Presents Delilah with Challenge Coin at 2019 Radio Show
LOS ANGELES, September 30, 2019 – Premiere Networks-syndicated personality Delilah – the most-listened-to woman on radio – was presented with the AFN Challenge Coin by Curt Eckstein and Tom Arnholt of American Forces Radio, on September 26, at the 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. In the tradition of military challenge coins, which have been issued to service men and women since World War I as a symbol of honor, respect, gratitude and loyalty, Delilah was chosen for her unwavering support of service members and veterans.
Delilah, who co-hosted the NAB Marconi Awards last week, can be heard weeknights at 7 p.m. in Japan, Korea and Central Europe on AFN RADIO's Today's Best Hits Adult Contemporary channel.
Pictured left to right: Tom Arnholt (AFN Programming and Operations), Premiere Networks President Julie Talbott, Delilah and Curt Eckstein (AFN Programming and Operations) at the 2019 Radio Show at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas
About American Forces Network
The American Forces Network (AFN) Broadcast Center is located in Riverside, California and is part of the American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS), a component of the Defense Media Activity at Ft. Meade, Maryland. The AFRTS vision is to provide “a touch of home” through encrypted satellite multi-channel broadcast quality radio and television services and expanded internal information products to all DoD members and their families stationed overseas, on contingency operations, and onboard Navy ships around the world. Today, AFN RADIO serves more than 375,000 American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians and their families stationed at bases and American Embassies and Consulates in 175 countries and 200 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command ships at sea. Since World War II, AFN has enjoyed the generous support from all major broadcast networks, syndicates, public radio services, and individual stations and program producers throughout the U.S. AFN RADIO programming originates at the American Forces Network Broadcast Center in California. There are 12 different, full-time AFN RADIO encrypted satellite services and 10 geo-locked AFN360 streaming channels distributed to 29 overseas AFN affiliates in Europe http://www.afneurope.net/, the Asia Pacific Region http://www.afnpacific.net/, Antarctica, base cable TV systems, and AFN Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite dish users. Three of the AFN RADIO satellite services are available to U.S. Navy ships deployed at sea via our AFN Direct-To-Ship (DTS) satellite system. You can find complete radio schedules at www.myafn.net.
Often referred to as the “Oprah of Radio,” Delilah’s soothing voice, open heart and love of music attract millions of listeners on more than 160 radio stations, making her the most-listened-to woman on radio in the U.S. For her work on the program, the Marconi Award winner has been inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame and the National Radio Hall of Fame. Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, Delilah is heard by over 12 million people across the United States and internationally on the American Forces Network in Japan, Korea and Central Europe, along with her channel on iHeartRadio and her podcast, Love Someone with Delilah. Delilah is also the author of four books, including her most-recent work One Heart at a Time. Published by RosettaBooks, it features an inspiring, uplifting, and motivating look at life, love, and faith. Please visit www.Delilah.com for more information.
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