NAB Promotes Trish Johnson to Chief Financial Officer

Posted On: May 02, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — NAB announced the promotion of Trish Johnson to chief financial officer and senior vice president, Finance effective today. Johnson, who joined NAB in March 2017, previously served as senior vice president and controller, Finance.

NAB Statement on 2017 Retransmission Consent Negotiations

Posted On: Apr 30, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to a press release from American Television Alliance on retransmission consent disruptions in 2017, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

NAB Leadership Foundation Announces 2019 Service to America Award Winners

Posted On: Apr 29, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF) announced today the winners of the 2019 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner, held Tuesday, June 11 at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. …

NAB Statement on Sports Fan Coalition Streaming Service

Posted On: Apr 28, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to reports that the Sports Fan Coalition is launching a streaming service in New York that rebroadcasts local TV stations without their consent, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

John David Plans Transition at NAB

Posted On: Apr 26, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — NAB announced today that John David, executive vice president of NAB Radio, will move from his day-to-day role as head of the NAB Radio Department on February 1. NAB has retained David to serve as Senior Advisor to NAB for special projects, according to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. …

NAB Statement on Introduction of Music Modernization Act in Senate

Posted On: Apr 25, 2019

WASHINGTON — In response to ” target=”_blank”>today’s introduction by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Bob Corker (R-TN), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Chris Coons (D-DE), Richard Durbin (D-IL), and Doug Jones (D-AL), of the Music Modernization Act, previously introduced in the House by Representatives Doug Collins (R-GA) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

Broadcasters Donate Over $32 Million in Airtime for PSAs Addressing Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Posted On: Apr 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that local radio and television stations and their broadcast network partners have donated more than $32 million in airtime for public service announcements (PSAs) focused on opioid abuse awareness and prevention. This includes 253,783 TV and radio airings between September 2016 and December 2017. The PSAs are part of a campaign launched by NAB and the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids….