OAB News Archive

Griffin Appointed to NAB TV Board of Directors

Posted On: Sep 23, 2021

Washington, D.C. — David Griffin, president and CEO of Griffin Communications, has been named to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Board of Directors by Television Board Chair Perry Sook in accordance with NAB by-laws. The appointment is effective immediately. …

Eleven Representatives Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Sep 22, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Eleven members of the House of Representatives have added their support 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 149 cosponsors in the House and 18 in the Senate….

David Santrella Elected as NAB Joint Board Chair

Posted On: Sep 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Santrella, president of Broadcast Media for Salem Media Group, was elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced today. Santrella takes over from Jordan Wertlieb, president of Hearst Television, Inc., whose term expired.