NAB Statement on FCC Order Regarding UHF Discount

Posted On: Jun 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.– In response to an FCC order eliminating a rule allowing broadcast TV station owners to discount UHF stations when calculating compliance with the national audience reach cap, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

NAB Show New York and Audio Engineering Society to Co-locate Conventions in 2017

Posted On: Jun 22, 2020

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) East Coast convention in 2017 will be co-located with NAB Show New York at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, event organizers announced today. The AES annual fall USA Convention will be held October 18-21, and NAB Show New York will be held October 18-19. The adjacent location of these events highlights the intersection of sound, video, and storytelling in today’s media landscape. …

Remarks of Gordon Smith and Marica Lee Taylor at Press Conference Announcing Broadcaster Campaign to Address Nationwide Opioid Epidemic

Posted On: Jun 21, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — This morning, the National Association of Broadcasters and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids held a press conference to announce local radio and TV broadcasters will undertake a national effort to address heroin and prescription drug abuse that is impacting communities across America. NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids President and CEO Marcia Lee Taylor spoke at the event. …

Broadcasters Announce Campaign to Address Nationwide Opioid Epidemic

Posted On: Jun 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Local radio and TV broadcasters will undertake a national effort to address heroin and prescription drug abuse that is impacting communities across America, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced at a press conference on Capitol Hill today. NAB has teamed with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids (Partnership), a national nonprofit committed to helping families struggling with their son or daughter’s substance use, on a multi-faceted campaign through the end of 2017 to raise…

Michelle Duke Named NAB Chief Diversity Officer

Posted On: Jun 19, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) President and CEO Gordon Smith announced today that Michelle Duke will assume the role of Chief Diversity Officer, effective July 1. In the newly created position, Duke will spearhead NAB’s internal efforts to further equity and inclusion at all levels of the organization and elevate NAB’s external role as a resource to NAB member companies in their efforts to increase and promote industry diversity. …

FM Chip in Smartphones Data for North America Now Available

Posted On: Jun 17, 2020

TORONTO, Canada/WASHINGTON, D.C — The North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) today published new information on the penetration of FM chips in smartphones for the North American market. Working with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and using data compiled by research and consulting firm ABI Research, this sales data shows the extent of FM chip penetration in the top-selling smartphones for Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 2015 and the first quarter…

2016 Radio Show to Live Stream Select Sessions

Posted On: Jun 15, 2020

Select sessions at the 2016 Radio Show will be streamed live and archived at www.radioshowweb.com for viewing anytime, anywhere. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). All sessions are in Central Time (CT)….