Spiegel Takes Spotlight at AWRT, DAL

DALLAS Lawrence Spiegel, principal for media at The Richards Group, will receive the Silver Award of Excellence from the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of American Women in Radio and Television on March 2 and will be in the hot seat at the Dallas Ad League’s annual roast June 1, the organizations said.

Spiegel, a 41-year veteran of the advertising industry, has been at The Richards Group in Dallas for the past 16 years. Before that, he was executive vice president and a member of the board of directors of TracyLocke. Spiegel has served on the boards of the AWRT, Association of Broadcasting Executives, Dallas Cable Board, CableAccess Dallas, Texas Council of Advertising and the Leading Independent Agency Network.

“He has been an important leader in helping Dallas-Fort Worth become nationally recognized as a center of innovative media thinking that has resulted in significant leading national advertisers assigning their business to Texas agencies” said Tom Kalahar, CEO and chairman of Camelot Communications.

The AWRT event will be held at the Dallas Market Center, with awards presented to ad professionals who made notable achievements in 2005.

The DAL roast is an annual event that features a prominent member of the ad community.