Broadcasters Donate Over $32 Million in Airtime for PSAs Addressing Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Posted On: Apr 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that local radio and television stations and their broadcast network partners have donated more than $32 million in airtime for public service announcements (PSAs) focused on opioid abuse awareness and prevention. This includes 253,783 TV and radio airings between September 2016 and December 2017. The PSAs are part of a campaign launched by NAB and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids….

New Video Streaming Summit to Launch at 2018 NAB Show

Posted On: Apr 17, 2019

The 2018 NAB Show will debut the Streaming Summit, a one-day conference on Wednesday, April 11 at the Westgate. The program, which is co-produced by streaming industry expert Dan Rayburn, will focus on the dynamics of the streaming media business, from advances in technology to monetization opportunities and content offerings….

Dozen House Members and Senators Sign On as Local Radio Freedom Act Cosponsors

Posted On: Apr 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Ten Members of the House of Representatives and two Senators have added their cosponsorship 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 161 cosponsors in the House and 19 in the Senate. …

PILOT Launches Campaign Highlighting Broadcast Innovation Stories

Posted On: Apr 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters is launching “Broadcast Innovation Stories,” a new campaign to highlight cutting-edge technological advancements in the broadcast television and radio industries. NAB’s innovation initiative, PILOT, will spearhead the campaign, which runs through April 2018….

Simon Mainwaring to Explore the Future of Profits During 2018 NAB Show Keynote

Posted On: Apr 14, 2019

Branding expert Simon Mainwaring will headline a keynote session titled “The Future of Profit is Purpose” on the Main Stage of the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas on Monday, April 9. The session will focus on how companies can develop and implement purpose-driven strategy to optimize overall business results….