WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is launching the Small and Medium Market Radio Forum at NAB Show, Sunday, April 7 (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.) at the Westgate. The forum, which is exclusive for NAB members, will offer high-level policy and technology briefings; a deep-dive town hall discussion focused on the future of small and medium market radio; solution-oriented round-table discussions; and a NAB Show primer on sessions, events and exhibits relevant to…
NAB Show is launching a new forum for the cinematic community to connect, collaborate and innovate with the debut of the Birds of a Feather (BoF) education and networking program. …
FCC Frees Up More Money for TV Station Repack – Says phased transition is ahead of schedule
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The FCC has released its status report on the post-broadcast incentive auction TV station repack, which involves most of 1,000 full powers and 2,000 low powers in a 10-phase plan,
NAB Show and Women in Film & Video (WIFV) will co-host the third annual #GalsNGear event at the 2018 NAB Show to enable networking and provide visibility and training for women in technology and content creation. The event will be held in the Central Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Tuesday, April 10….
ANNUAL NAB STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Currently the OAB is gearing up for the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference in Washington, DC.
Oregon Association of Broadcasters Executive Board Members will join me at the Capitol in D.C. on Wednesday, February 27th to meet with members of the of Congress representing Oregon.
NAB Executive Vice President of Conventions and Business Operations Chris Brown announced that Eric Trabb will join the organization today as Senior Vice President of Business Development. In his new role, Trabb will be responsible for leading and managing the association’s sales team….
WASHINGTON, DC — One Member of the House of Representatives and one Senator have added their support for the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 221 cosponsors in the House. There are 26 LRFA co-sponsors in the Senate. …
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the death of former Congressman John Dingell at age 92, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…
With several major issues up for debate, discussion is only just beginning as the third week of the 2019 Legislative Session comes to a close. While the Capitol traditionally stays open for business during snow days, if inclement weather closes the building next week, expect the political temperature of legislators to skyrocket as already overloaded committee schedules lead to anger and frustration.
The NAB has been working closely with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Incentive Auction Task Force to ensure viewers do not lose access to their local TV stations during station frequency moves due to the spectrum repack.
This week the FCC announced a consumer call center to help viewers navigate the rescan process that must occur each time a station transitions to a new frequency.