Film, television and stage actress Keke Palmer will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Awardduring the NAB Show Television Luncheon. The luncheon will be held Monday, April 18 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
Palmer began her career with a breakout role in the 2006 film “Akeelah and The Bee,” for which she won an NAACP Image Award. She later starred as the title character in the hit Nickelodeon series “True Jackson, VP,” for which she was awarded an additional four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program. She became the youngest talk show host in history with her show “Just Keke,” and also made history as the first African-American Cinderella in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic musical on Broadway in 2015.
Most recently, Palmer starred in FOX’s production of “Grease Live!” as Marty and as Zayday in the network’s hit series “Scream Queens,” where she will return for its second season this fall. Additionally, Palmer will reprise her role as Peaches for the fifth installment of the box office mega-hit “Ice Age: Collision Course,” which opens this summer.
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