Awards

John H. Allen Humanitarian Award

The John Houston Allen Humanitarian Award is an award presented in honor of AIB’s founder, John Houston Allen. The award is the highest award presented by AIB. It recognizes distinguished achievement and meritorious service by an organization or individual that bridges religious, ethnic and social backgrounds and makes our world a better place.

  • 2015 Gulshan Harjee M.D.
  • 2014 Hosea Feed the Hungry
  • 2013 Rev. Dr. Emmanuel McCall
  • 2012 Sally Haas, Haitian Mission Program
  • 2011 Joyce Ketchie Carr, Harmony International Chorus
  • 2010 Alicia Philipp, Community Foundation
  • 2009 Becky Douglas, Rising Starr
  • 2008 Rev. Ben Johnson, Interfaith Community Institute
  • 2006 Budd-Friend Jones, Central Congregational Church
  • 2005 Dean Carter, Morehouse Chapel at Morehouse College
  • 2004 Larrie Del Martin, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity
  • 2003 Dr. William C. Warren IV, MD, Good Samaritan Health Centers
  • 2002 Ollivette Allison, Carrie Steele Pitts1

John A. Conant Community Service Award

  • 2015 Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
  • 2014 Jerusalem House
  • 2013 Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.
  • 2012 Community Advanced Practice Nurses
  • 2011 Project Open Hand
  • 2010 Atlanta Community Food Bank
  • 2009 Ben Massell Dental Clinic
  • 2008 Norcross Cooperative Fellowship
  • 2006 AIM (AID to Children of Imprisoned Mothers) - CommUnity
  • 2005 My House

The William Womack Creative Arts Award

  • 2015 Elise Witt
  • 2014 Kenny Leon's "True Colors" Theatre Company
  • 2013 Kenya Griffin
  • 2012 Dr. Dwight Andrews
  • 2010 Atlanta Community Food Bank

Programmer of the Year

Each year the Programmer of the Year Award is presented to an AIB Programmer who effectively uses media to spread a message of hope. This award is nominated by the AIB staff and the recipient is selected by AIB viewers.

  • 2015 Pastor E. Dewey Smith
  • 2014 Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
  • 2013 Who Am I
  • 2012 Ebenezer Baptist Church

The AIB Spirit Award

The AIB Spirit Award recognizes and honors individuals and organizations that are touching lives and making a difference throughout AIB's viewing community. This award shines a spotlight on those who are making the lives of others brighter through their programs and services.

  • 2014 Atlanta Children's Shelter
  • 2014 Interfaith Outreach Home
  • 2014 Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
  • 2014 Child Development Association
  • 2013 Living Water for Girls
  • 2013 Jerusalem House
  • 2013 Focus
  • 2013 Chris Kids
  • 2013 Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.
  • 2013 Amy Zeidi

Other Awards

The Emmy Awards are presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of television programming.

  • 2010 Emmy Nomination, Praise Central, Winter's Halo
  • 2009 Emmy Nomination, Sound of Youth, Lupe Fiasco
  • 2008 Emmy Award, World Pilgrims, A Sacred Journey to Turkey
  • 2006 Emmy Nomination, Sound of Youth
  • 2013 Living Water for Girls
  • 2013 Jerusalem House
  • 2013 Focus
  • 2013 Chris Kids
  • 2013 Foster Care Support Foundation, Inc.
  • 2013 Amy Zeidi

The Telly Awards honor the very best in local, regional and cable television programs, segments and commercials

  • 2008 Bronze Telly Award, World Pilgrims, A Sacred Journey to Turkey
  • 2006 Silver Telly Award, A Woman's Place, An Intimate Look
  • 2005 Bronze Telly Award, A Woman's Place, Female Genital Mutilation
  • 2005 Bronze Telly Award, Tikun Olam, Anne Frank Exhibit
  • 2004 Bronze Telly Award, AIB Presents, Printing the Dream
  • 2004 Bronze Telly Award, AIB Presents, Georgia Conservancy - Protecting Georgia for Life

The Aurora Awards are an independent film and video competition for documentaries, cable programming, commercials - industrial, corporate, and instructional videos.

  • 2005 Gold Aurora Award, A Woman's Place, Female Genital Mutiliation
  • 2005 Gold Aurora Award, Praise Central