2020 – Oregon Political Races

Posted On: Aug 27, 2019

Election Dates for 2020
Primary May, 19th LUR – window opens 45 days prior
General Nov. 3rd LUR – window opens 60 days prior

Ballot Measures (most still TBD)

Confirmed – Cigarette Tax referral – increases cigarette tax by $2/pack
Possible – Requirement for voter approval for any prospective toll implementation

Federal Races

Senate – Jeff Merkley (D)
All Congressional districts up
US Presidential Race – as of this date,


NAB Statement on Introduction of Performance Royalty Legislation by Rep. Issa

Posted On: Dec 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to performance royalty legislation introduced today by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) that would require radio stations to obtain permission from record labels to play their songs, the following statement may be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

NAB Show to Feature New Global TV Tech Day

Posted On: Dec 07, 2019

The 2017 NAB Show will feature Global TV Tech Day, a new, day-long program that explores emerging media technologies from the perspective of the world’s leading media standards development organizations, industry forums and key implementers. Produced by PILOT and open to all attendees, Global TV Tech Day will take place Saturday, April 22 in room N260 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. …

Over 200 First-time Exhibitors Join 2017 NAB Show

Posted On: Dec 06, 2019

More than 200 companies will exhibit for the first time at the 2017 NAB Show, the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology. These companies will offer a first-look at new products and technologies through interactive exhibits and demonstrations. NAB Show is held April 22-27 (exhibits 24-27) in Las Vegas. …

NASA to Stream First Live 4K Video from Space at the 2017 NAB Show

Posted On: Dec 05, 2019

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced today it will produce the first-ever live 4K video stream from space during a Super Session at the 2017 NAB Show. “Reaching for the Stars: Connecting to the Future with NASA and Hollywood” will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 26 in room N249 of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). …

NAB and NABEF Announce New Resources for Journalists Covering Racially Sensitive Issues

Posted On: Dec 04, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters, in a joint initiative with the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation, today unveiled an online toolkit entitled “Awareness in Reporting” to help journalists and newsrooms develop greater skill in covering race and racially sensitive news stories. The resource was unveiled at a kickoff event this afternoon at the Newseum, which featured panel discussions with journalists and local leaders involved in recent race-related events. …

NAB Education Foundation Announces 2017 Service to America Award Winners

Posted On: Dec 02, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today the winners of the 2017 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner, held Tuesday, June 20, at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C….

NAB Statement on Incentive Auction Results

Posted On: Nov 30, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the announcement by the FCC of the results of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction, the following statement may be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…