NAB News

NAB Statement on Letter Regarding Incentive Auction Repack Timeline

Posted On: Jun 27, 2019

WASHINGTON — In response to a letter from Members of Congress to the FCC regarding the current timeline for repacking TV stations following the broadcast spectrum incentive auction, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

NAB Education Foundation Announces 2018 Broadcast Leadership Training Class

Posted On: Jun 26, 2019

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) announced today the 2018 class of the Broadcast Leadership Training (BLT) program. The BLT program is the foremost executive training program for the broadcast industry, for which participants are selected through a competitive application process….

Seven Members of House, Senate Join as Cosponsors of Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Jun 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Six Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator 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 181 cosponsors in the House and 23 in the Senate. …

PILOT Innovation Challenge Announces 12 Finalists

Posted On: Jun 23, 2019

PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), announced the 12 finalists of its second annual PILOT Innovation Challenge. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. …

NAB Statement on FCC Order Modernizing Children’s Television Programming Rules

Posted On: Jun 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to yesterday’s announcement by the FCC that it will consider a report and order to modernize children’s television programming rules at the July Open Commission Meeting, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

Deadline Extended for BEITC 2018 Paper Proposals

Posted On: Jun 19, 2019

WASHINGTON — The deadline for submission of proposals to the 2018 NAB Show’s Broadcast Engineering and Information Technology Conference (BEITC) has been extended to October 31, 2017….