NAB Statement on Retirement of Orrin Hatch

Posted On: May 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the announcement by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) that he will retire from Congress at the end of the year, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:…

NAB Statement on FCC Adoption of Order Streamlining FM Translator Rules

Posted On: May 10, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today’s approval by the Federal Communications Commission of an order that streamlines rules relating to interference caused by FM translators, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:…

Five Representatives, Two Senators Add Support for Local Radio Freedom Act

Posted On: May 09, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC — Five Members of the House of Representatives and two Senators 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 166 cosponsors in the House and 21 in the Senate. …

NABEF Accepting Entries for 20th Annual Celebration of Service to America Awards

Posted On: May 06, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is accepting entries for the 2018 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be recognized at the 20th annual Celebration of Service to America Awards gala held Tuesday, June 12 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C….

NAB Crystal Radio Awards Entry Window Now Open

Posted On: May 05, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is accepting entries for the NAB Crystal Radio Awards, honoring outstanding community service. Winners are announced at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration, held Tuesday, April 10 during the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas….

Broadcasters to Recruit Job Seekers at 2018 NAB Show Career Fair

Posted On: May 04, 2019

The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) will host the NAB Show Career Fair at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino from 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11. The career fair is part of NABEF’s commitment to promoting diversity in the broadcast workplace and connects hundreds of entry and executive-level industry professionals with top broadcast and media companies. …