NAB Statement on Passing of Jim Thompson

August 15, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the passing of Broadcasters Foundation of America President Jim Thompson, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt: 

“Jim Thompson’s illustrious career in broadcasting and legacy of service to the industry had a resounding impact. His boundless generosity and passionate leadership of the Broadcasters Foundation helped countless broadcasters overcome adversity and persevere in their darkest moments. NAB extends our deepest condolences to Jim’s family and all whose lives he touched.”

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