PILOT and Local Media Association to Host The Video Summit

Posted On: May 18, 2019

PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), in partnership with the Local Media Association (LMA), will host The Video Summit: a forum for video business solutions on Tuesday, January 30 at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The event will explore new strategies for video as they relate to over-the-top (OTT) providers, broadcast, social media, and emerging content distribution platforms. …

NAB Statement on Retirement of Orrin Hatch

Posted On: May 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the announcement by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) that he will retire from Congress at the end of the year, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

NAB Statement on FCC Adoption of Order Streamlining FM Translator Rules

Posted On: May 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s approval by the Federal Communications Commission of an order that streamlines rules relating to interference caused by FM translators, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

Five Representatives, Two Senators Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: May 09, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Five Members of the House of Representatives and two Senators have added their cosponsorship to a resolution opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA), which signals Members of Congress’s opposition to any potential legislation that imposes new performance royalties on broadcast radio stations for music airplay, now has 166 cosponsors in the House and 21 in the Senate. …