2018 OAB Award Nomination Forms were emailed out 12/12/18.

Posted On: Dec 12, 2018

Please review each of the Award nomination descriptions and think of who you know that may fit and are deserving of recognition. Please fill out the official form that was sent on 12/12 and email it back to the OAB. While the deadline for nominations of February 8, 2019 may seem a ways off,


KFOR-AM to Receive NAB Crystal Heritage Award at NAB Show

Posted On: Jan 17, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will honor KFOR-AM, Lincoln, NE with the esteemed NAB Crystal Heritage Award. The award will be presented during the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 9 during the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas. …

Advertising Hemp in Oregon

Posted On: Jan 16, 2019

TO: Oregon Association of Broadcasters
FROM: Matt McCormick and Sekoia Rogers
DATE: January 15, 2019
RE: Impact of New Federal Legalization on Advertising Hemp in Oregon

The federal government took a giant stride toward legalization of hemp in the United States with the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“the 2018 Farm Bill”).


FOX NFL SUNDAY to be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Posted On: Jan 15, 2019

Landmark football pre-game show FOX NFL SUNDAY will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show. The induction will occur during the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 8 at the Encore in Las Vegas. …

Congressman Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership

Posted On: Jan 15, 2019

January 15, 2019
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Walden Announces E&C Republican Committee Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) today issued the following statement after announcing the subcommittee Ranking Members for the 116th Congress.


Country Chart-Topper Old Dominion to Perform at NAB Show

Posted On: Jan 13, 2019

Award-winning country music band Old Dominion will perform at the new We Are Broadcasters Celebration on Tuesday, April 10 on the NAB Show Main Stage in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The special live performance is sponsored by Beasley Media Group….

NAB Show Conference Showcases Machine, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Filmmaking

Posted On: Jan 12, 2019

NAB Show will present a new half-day program within the Next-Generation Media Technologies Conference titled “Get Ready for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.” The program, which takes place Tuesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center, will include six sessions that highlight the various ways machine intelligence is impacting content creation. …

NAB Show to Feature Visual Effects Leaders From “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Posted On: Jan 10, 2019

NAB Show will present “’Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Join the Rebellion,” a Main Stage session featuring key members of the team from Lucasfilm’s VFX and animation studio, Industrial Light & Magic. The session will take place in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, April 11 at 2:00 p.m….

Shutdown Uncertainty: What Broadcasters Should Do Now

Posted On: Jan 09, 2019

Below is an article from Matt and the team at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth colleague Davina Sashkin posted regarding how to deal with various FCC deadlines during the partial shutdown of the federal government. A link to the article on the thier firm’s blog, CommLawBlog.com, is below.

Shutdown Uncertainty: What Broadcasters Should Do Now