NAB Statement on FCC Approval of All-Digital AM Rulemaking

Posted On: Nov 24, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the FCC’s adoption of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would allow AM radio stations to voluntarily convert to an all-digital operation, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

NAB Statement on House Judiciary Passage of Satellite TV Legislation

Posted On: Nov 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. –In response to today’s passage of STELAR legislation (“Satellite Television Community Protection and Promotion Act of 2019”) by the House Judiciary Committee, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

NAB Statement on House Commerce Passage of Satellite TV Legislation

Posted On: Nov 20, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s passage of satellite television legislation (“Television Viewer Protection Act”) by the House Energy & Commerce Committee, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

NAB Launches ‘Broadcast Essentials’ Education Program

Posted On: Nov 19, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is introducing “Broadcast Essentials,” a new online educational program for radio and television stations designed to help new station employees in small and medium markets navigate the industry with the knowledge, tools and resources needed to succeed….

2017 NAB Show Presents Next Generation Image Making Super Session

Posted On: Nov 17, 2019

NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, will feature “Next Generation Imaging – Taking Content Creation to New Places,” on Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., a Super Session that will provide attendees with an exclusive look into how next generation imaging has the potential to transform image making for all forms of content….

NAB Statement on FCC Reinstating UHF Discount

Posted On: Nov 16, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the FCC voting to reinstate the UHF discount used to calculate compliance with the national television audience reach cap, the following statement may be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

200 House Members Now Support Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Nov 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Five Members of the House of Representatives and a Senator 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 200 cosponsors in the House and 25 in the Senate. …