NAB Statement on Passing of Rush Limbaugh

February 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the passing of Rush Limbaugh, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“Rush Limbaugh was a trailblazer on broadcast radio who brought a vast listenership to radio in general and to the AM band in particular. NAB extends condolences to his family, friends and the millions of listeners who will miss his unique presence on radio.”

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