NAB Thanks Members of Congress for Opposing Performance Royalty on Radio

Posted On: Aug 10, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC — NAB announced today that it will be running this ad in Capitol Hill newsletters/publications on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week thanking the more than 250 members of the House of Representatives and Senate for co-sponsoring the Local Radio Freedom Act. The resolution opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution, which was introduced in Congress in February 2015, has 230 co-sponsors in…

NAB Statement on Elimination of Radio Duplication Rule

Posted On: Aug 07, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Federal Communications Commission’s approval of an order eliminating the radio duplication rule for AM stations, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Senior Vice President of Communications Ann Marie Cumming:…

NAB Statement on NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith

Posted On: Aug 05, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith, former two-term Senator from Oregon, suffered a stroke and was admitted to the hospital. He is responding well to treatment, is stable and alert, and is resting comfortably. His prognosis is good, and he is expected to make a full recovery. …

Howell, Wall Elected to NAB TV Board

Posted On: Aug 02, 2020

Gray Television Vice Chairman, President and CEO Hilton H. Howell, Jr. and SagamoreHill Broadcasting President Louis Wall have been elected to the National Association of Broadcasters Television Board of Directors, NAB announced today….

Don Benson to Receive National Radio Award

Posted On: Jul 31, 2020

Don Benson, who served for over a decade as president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Financial Media Company, will receive the National Radio Award during the Radio Luncheon on Wednesday, September 21. The 2016 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 21-23 in Nashville….