Rickey Smiley to Host 2017 NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show

Posted On: Oct 03, 2019

Top-rated syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley will host the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show on September 7 at the 2017 Radio Show. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), the Radio Show will be held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. …

ABC’s Ginger Zee Confirmed for NAB Show New York

Posted On: Oct 02, 2019

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee and NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith will headline the opening keynote session at NAB Show New York. The keynote session will take place on Wednesday, October 16. NAB Show New York will be held October 16-17 at the Javits Convention Center in New York, New York. …

Caroline Beasley Elected as NAB Joint Board Chair

Posted On: Oct 01, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, has been unanimously elected as NAB joint board chair by the NAB Joint Board of Directors. Beasley takes over from Dave Lougee, president and CEO of TEGNA Media, whose term expired. …

Local Radio Freedom Act Adds Four Cosponsors in House

Posted On: Sep 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Four Members of the House of Representatives have joined as cosponsors of a bipartisan resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 195 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate….

House Support for Local Radio Freedom Act Nears 200

Posted On: Sep 27, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Three Members of the House of Representatives 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 192 cosponsors in the House and 24 in the Senate. …

NAB Statement on Third Circuit Ruling on Media Ownership Reform Order

Posted On: Sep 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to a decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the FCC’s 2016 quadrennial review order on broadcast ownership rules, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…