NAB Appoints Five to Radio Board of Directors

Posted On: May 24, 2019

WASHINGTON — In accordance with NAB by-laws, Radio Board Chairman Randy Gravley has made five appointments to the NAB Radio Board of Directors, effective at the beginning of the June Board meeting held June 10-12….

2019 Radio Show Launches New Tech-Focused Program

Posted On: May 23, 2019

The 2019 Radio Show will debut a new day-long, technology-intensive program on Tuesday, September 24. “Tech Tuesday” will feature educational sessions, hands-on workshops, networking events and exclusive vendor access. …

NAB to Induct ‘Wheel of Fortune’ and ‘JEOPARDY!’ Into Broadcasting Hall of Fame

Posted On: May 22, 2019

Two of America’s most popular gameshows, “Wheel of Fortune” and “JEOPARDY!,” will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the new 2018 NAB Show Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 9 in Las Vegas. The two syndicated hits have produced a combined 13,000+ episodes. They are both produced by Sony Pictures Television Studios and distributed by CBS Television Distribution. …

Local Newscast Viewership Soars During Los Angeles Wildfires

Posted On: May 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC –Over one million more residents in the Los Angeles area tuned into local newscasts on broadcast TV stations last week than the previous week as wildfires raged across Southern California, according to data from ratings measurement service Nielsen. Viewership of local evening newscasts soared across all seven news-producing broadcast television stations in Los Angeles compared to last month’s rating sweeps period. …

Majority of House of Representatives Backs Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: May 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — A majority of the House of Representatives now supports the Local Radio Freedom Act after a bipartisan group of five House members signed a resolution opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 220 cosponsors in the House, two more than is needed to constitute a majority in the 438-member body. There are 25 LRFA co-sponsors in the…

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. …