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Fox producer receives CMA honor

Thursday, November 10, 2011 – FOX News Channel entertainment producer Ashley Dvorkin received the CMA Media Achievement Award backstage in the media center Wednesday during the CMA Awards.

"It is such an honor to receive this award from the CMA member publicists," said Dvorkin. "Thank you to everyone involved. It's a true pleasure to work with you, and I'm very proud to be part of this country music community."

"Ashley has proven what a valuable asset she is to Country Music and its artists in the past few years," said publicist Jessie Schmidt, who gave Dvorkin the award. "She's always eager to work out great story angles, whether it's with a proven artist or a brand new act. She is certainly a pro and one of the most-well prepared interviewers I've ever encountered."

Dvorkin is the entertainment producer for FOX News Channel and FOX News Edge (the FOX affiliate feed); and both host and producer of FOX 411 Country.

The CMA Media Achievement Award was established to recognize outstanding achievements in the media as they relate to country. Print and Internet journalists, columnists, authors, and editors; television writers, producers and bookers; and syndicated radio reporters are eligible.

CMA member publicists nominate media candidates for consideration. The top five nominees are collected and sent to the publicist panel for a second round of voting. The overall winner is presented to the Awards and Recognition Committee and then approved by the CMA Board of Directors.

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