NAB Statement on FIRST STEP Act

Posted On: Dec 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the FIRST STEP Act, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

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,

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NAB Statement on FCC Approval of Media Ownership Review NPRM

Posted On: Dec 12, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s approval of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking initiating the 2018 Quadrennial Review of certain broadcast ownership rules, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

NAB Statement on FCC Second Allocation of Auction Repack Reimbursement Funds

Posted On: Dec 11, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to today’s announcement by the Federal Communications Commission that it will allocate an additional $742 million for broadcasters’ incentive auction repack expenses, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

Four Representatives, One Senator Added as Local Radio Freedom Act Cosponsors

Posted On: Dec 09, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — Four Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have added their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act, 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 225 cosponsors in the House. There are 27 LRFA co-sponsors in the Senate. …

Leonard Wheeler Appointed to NAB Radio Board

Posted On: Dec 08, 2018

Leonard Wheeler, president and general manager of Mel Wheeler, Inc., has been appointed to the NAB Radio Board of Directors by Radio Board Chairman Randy Gravley in accordance with NAB by-laws, effective immediately. Wheeler assumes the board seat previously occupied by Jim Watkins, prior to his retirement from WHUR-FM….

NAB Education Foundation Elects New Board Chair

Posted On: Dec 06, 2018

— The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) has elected Board member and President of Bonneville International Corporation Darrell K. Brown as chairman of its Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019. …