Contreras wins Radio Club’s President’s award
Mercy Contreras, publisher of Mobile Radio Technology, was chosen to receive the President’s Award from the Radio Club of America. Steve Aldinger, the club’s president, designated Contreras in recognition of her service and dedication to the organization. She received the award on Nov. 16, 2001, at RCA’s 92nd Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation at the New York Athletic Club in New York City.
Contreras is executive vice president of the club, the first woman to hold that position. She also serves as an executive committee member and is chair of the publications committee. Contreras has served on the corporate advisory committees for APCO and IMSA. She received RCA’s Special Services Award in 1996.
At Primedia Business Magazines & Media, Contreras is publisher for the Wireless Technology group of magazines, including MRT, Satellite Broadband, RF Design and Site Management & Technology magazines.