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,


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:…

Altice USA Chairman and CEO Dexter Goei to Keynote 2017 NAB Show

Posted On: Nov 29, 2019

The 2017 NAB Show will feature Dexter Goei, president of the board of Altice N.V. and Altice USA chairman and CEO, in a keynote conversation titled “Global Growth and the Future of Media,” Tuesday, April 25, 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. The session will focus on how global media companies are emerging as new leaders in the television market….

NAB Show to Feature Alexa Bootcamp

Posted On: Nov 28, 2019

The 2017 NAB Show will feature a new program open to all attendees that explores Alexa voice service technology that powers the popular Amazon Echo device. The “Alexa Skill Building Bootcamp” will be held Saturday, April 22 from 12:30-5:00 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center. …

Two Appointed to NAB Television Board of Directors

Posted On: Nov 27, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dave Hanna, president of Lockwood Broadcasting, and Patricia McRae, president of KHQ Incorporated and Cowles Montana Media, have been appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors by Television Board Chair Emily Barr in accordance with NAB by-laws. The appointments are effective immediately. …

NAB Statement on House Judiciary Markup of STELAR Legislation

Posted On: Nov 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s scheduled markup of STELAR legislation (“Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019”) by the House Judiciary Committee, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…