NAB Rebrands CCW Event ‘NAB Show New York’

Posted On: Jan 11, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producer of NAB Show and Content & Communications World (CCW), featuring SATCON, announced today it is rebranding the CCW event, which will now be called “NAB Show New York.” Attracting some 7,000 attendees annually and showcasing a full range of next-generation technology for media and entertainment professionals, the newly named NAB Show New York is taking place today and tomorrow at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. …

Recruiter Registration Now Open for NABEF’s Media Sales Institute

Posted On: Jan 10, 2021

Recruiter registration for the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation’s (NABEF) Media Sales Institute (MSI) is now open. The Media Sales Institute is an intensive 10-day program that trains young professionals for careers in media sales. Recruiters from broadcast stations and groups, have the opportunity to observe program participants in sales presentations to local clients, conduct one-on-one interviews at the conclusion of the program and earn Equal Employment Opportunity credit for their respective companies. …

‘Alison & Adam Memorial Fund’ Raises Nearly $90,000 to Support Families of Roanoke TV Victims

Posted On: Jan 09, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — NAB announced today that the “Alison & Adam Memorial Fund” established to support families of the victims of this summer’s Roanoke TV shooting has raised $88,175. The National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Television Digital News Association launched the fund to accept donations from broadcasters on behalf of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who were tragically killed August 26 by a former employee of WDBJ-TV, Roanoke, a CBS affiliate owned by Schurz…

NABEF Now Accepting Entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards

Posted On: Jan 08, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is now accepting entries for the 2016 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America gala, held Tuesday, June 21 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. …

NAB Statement on Letters from Chairman Wheeler on Broadcast Exclusivity Rules

Posted On: Jan 06, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to letters from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) regarding their concerns about potential Commission action on broadcast exclusivity rules, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

Program Agenda for NAB Show Global Innovation Exchange | Shanghai

Posted On: Jan 04, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) released the complete program agenda for the first-ever NAB Show Global Innovation Exchange | Shanghai, December 3-4, 2015 at the Shangri-la Kerry Hotel, Pudong, Shanghai, China. Produced in partnership with the Chinese National Base for International Cultural Trade-International High Tech Cultural Device Cluster (TCDIC), the conference will include presentations focused on the rapidly expanding Chinese market, new-to-market product demonstrations and targeted networking opportunities for industry professionals from around the globe….

NAB Announces Record-Breaking Attendance for 2015 NAB Show New York

Posted On: Jan 03, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producers of NAB Show and NAB Show New York, today announced that verified attendance at the 2015 NAB Show New York reached a record 7,206 industry professionals. The newly branded NAB Show New York (formally CCW featuring SATCON) was held November 11 – 12 at the Javits Convention Center and is the largest media, entertainment and satellite communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast. …

Kim Komando to Address NAB Show Radio Luncheon

Posted On: Jan 02, 2021

Successful radio host and Web entrepreneur Kim Komando will speak at the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in Las Vegas and sponsored by ASCAP. NAB Show is the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute content across all platforms. …

Three Representatives Join Coalition Co-Sponsoring Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Jan 01, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Three members of the House of Representatives have joined as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution, which was introduced in Congress less than eight months ago, has 223 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 23 in the Senate. …