Bipartisan Support for Local Radio Freedom Act Increases in House, Senate

Posted On: Feb 27, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Fourteen Members of the House of Representatives and two Senators 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) signals Members of Congress’s opposition to any potential legislation that would impose new performance royalties on broadcast radio stations for music airplay. …

NABEF Establishes Award in Honor of Longtime Congressman John D. Dingell, Jr.

Posted On: Feb 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is establishing the John D. Dingell, Jr. Award for Excellence in honor of the late long-serving congressman, NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith announced today. The award will be presented at the organization’s annual Celebration of Service to America Awards gala starting in 2020. …

NAB Statement on House Passage of RAY BAUM’S Act

Posted On: Feb 25, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to today’s passage of the RAY BAUM’S Act by the House of representatives, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

Streaming Summit at NAB Show to Focus on Monetization and Technology

Posted On: Feb 23, 2019

NAB Show, in association with Streaming Summit Conference Chairman Dan Rayburn, will again produce the two-day event with a focus on the OTT video industry. The Streaming Summit will take place April 8-9 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. A new dedicated website has been launched at nabstreamingsummit.com and includes details on the call for speakers submission process. …

Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Local Radio Freedom Act in House, Senate

Posted On: Feb 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — A bipartisan coalition of 124 Members of Congress have joined together to introduce resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) signals Members of Congress’s opposition to any potential legislation that would impose new performance royalties on broadcast radio stations for music airplay. …

LBS Webinar: The Danger of Broadcasters Being Tone Deaf to Internet Marketing Demands

Posted On: Feb 20, 2019

Presented by: Mark Landon
LBS Digital Expert, Founder & Managing Principal of Recrue Media

What does a broadcast seller need to know to compete in today’s digital-minded world? How can you position broadcast to advertisers who are starting to favor digital advertising? What are the most successful complimentary digital/broadcast sales packages that really work?

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NAB Show Tech Weekend April 7-8

Posted On: Feb 18, 2019

NAB Show will host a variety of digital and technology-related events during Tech Weekend, April 7-8 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is held April 7-12….