NAB Opens 2015 Marconi Radio Awards Nomination Window

Posted On: Apr 22, 2021

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that it will accept nominations for the 2015 NAB Marconi Radio Awards until May 29. The Marconi Radio Awards recognize overall excellence in radio. …

Five Appointed to NAB Radio Board

Posted On: Apr 21, 2021

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that NAB Radio Board Chairman Don Benson named five appointees to the NAB Radio Board, with the approval of the NAB Joint Board Chairman Charles Warfield. …

NAB Statement on Legislation Updating Public Alert Warning System

Posted On: Apr 20, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the passage today by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee of legislation updating the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

NAB Statement on Court of Appeals Ruling on Confidential Broadcaster Documents

Posted On: Apr 18, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the ruling by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals that the FCC’s decision to make confidential broadcaster documents available to third parties during merger reviews was “both substantively and procedurally flawed,” the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

NAB Statement on Letter from Senators on Effective Competition in Pay-TV Markets

Posted On: Apr 17, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to a letter from several Democratic Senators to the FCC asking that the Commission preserve its rules regarding whether the pay-TV industry is “effectively competitive” in each market, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton: …

Almost 200 Members of Congress Now Co-Sponsoring Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Apr 16, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Six members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have been added as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution now has 183 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Senate, one more than the 15 Senators who co-sponsored the resolution in the previous Congress. …

Four Members of Congress Add Support For Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: Apr 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Four members of the House of Representatives have been added as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution now has 187 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Senate. …

Support for Local Radio Freedom Act Nears 200 House Members

Posted On: Apr 12, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC — Four members of the House of Representatives have been added as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution now has 191 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 16 in the Senate. …