Michael Bolton to Perform at NABEF Service to America Awards

Posted On: Mar 30, 2021

Grammy Award-winning artist Michael Bolton will perform during the NAB Education Foundation’s 17th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards, held tomorrow, June 16 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. The gala recognizes radio and television broadcasters for outstanding service to their local communities. …

NAB Statement on FCC Adoption of White Spaces NPRM

Posted On: Mar 29, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the adoption by the FCC of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding use of “white spaces” by unlicensed devices following the broadcast spectrum incentive auction, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

NAB Education Foundation Announces Relaunch of Broadcast Career Link

Posted On: Mar 28, 2021

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) unveils this week the redesigned Broadcast Career Link, the premier recruitment website for the broadcast industry. The improved resource includes a variety of updated features to support both job-seekers and recruiters in all market sizes. …

NAB Statement on House Appropriations Passage of Joint Sales Agreement Amendment

Posted On: Mar 27, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Appropriations Committee today adopted an amendment sponsored by Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) that would grandfather existing sharing arrangements between local television stations in place before March 31, 2014 as part of its markup of the Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Service and General Government Appropriations Bill. The amendment passed the Committee on a recorded vote of 38-11, with 30 Republicans and 8 Democrats in support. The following statement can be attributed to…

George Beasley to Receive National Radio Award

Posted On: Mar 26, 2021

George G. Beasley, chairman, chief executive officer and founder of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., will receive the National Radio Award during the Radio Luncheon on Wednesday, September 30. The 2015 Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), will be held September 30-October 2 in Atlanta. …

NAB Statement on Introduction of Consumer Drone Safety Act

Posted On: Mar 25, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the introduction by Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) of the Consumer Drone Safety Act, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

Lieutenant General John “Jay” Raymond to Keynote SATCON

Posted On: Mar 23, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Lieutenant General John “Jay” Raymond, Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, will provide the keynote for SATCON, part of NAB’s Content and Communications World (CCW), on Thursday, November 12. CCW will be held November 11-12 in New York City. …

NAB Statement on Senate Commerce Committee Passage of Joint Sales Agreement Legislation

Posted On: Mar 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Commerce Committee today passed bipartisan legislation that would grandfather existing sharing arrangements between local television stations in place before March 31, 2014. The legislation passed the Committee on a recorded vote of 14-10. The following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

Dave Lougee Elected as NAB Joint Board Chairman

Posted On: Mar 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting, has been unanimously elected as NAB joint board chairman by the NAB Joint Board of Directors. Lougee takes over from Charles Warfield, senior advisor of YMF Media LLC, whose term expired. …