Voice-Controlled Hybrid Radio Demonstrated at 2018 IBC

Posted On: Sep 17, 2018

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is partnering with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), to co-fund the development of a prototype voice-controlled hybrid radio. Hybrid radio combines broadcast radio with internet connectivity to provide compelling user experiences, such as adding voice controls. The prototype is being unveiled and demonstrated today in the EBU stand (Hall 10, booth F20) at IBC2018.Article Courtesy NABFull Source: http://www.nab.org/documents/newsroom/pressRelease.asp?id=4671&utm_source=rssfeed&utm_medium=rssfeed&utm_campaign=rssfeed…

PILOT and the Local Media Association to Host The Voice Summit

Posted On: Sep 17, 2018

The summit will include numerous case studies and provide insight on how media companies can use new voice platforms to attract and retain audiences and grow revenue. Representatives from National Public Radio (NPR), “The Washington Post”, Hubbard Interactive and Amplifi Media are currently scheduled to present. Article Courtesy NABFull Source: http://www.nab.org/documents/newsroom/pressRelease.asp?id=4655&utm_source=rssfeed&utm_medium=rssfeed&utm_campaign=rssfeed…

Major Garrett and Jill Schlesinger to Headline Radio Show Luncheon

Posted On: Sep 17, 2018

CBS News’ Major Garrett and Jill Schlesinger will participate in a keynote discussion about the economy, media and politics during the Radio Luncheon on Wednesday, September 26 at the 2018 Radio Show. The Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 25-28 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando. Article Courtesy NABFull Source: http://www.nab.org/documents/newsroom/pressRelease.asp?id=4668&utm_source=rssfeed&utm_medium=rssfeed&utm_campaign=rssfeed…

OAB names John Tamerlano new President and Executive Director

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018

John Tamerlano

President & Executive Director

Oregon Association of Broadcasters

John Tamerlano has been named President and Executive Director of the Oregon Association of Broadcasters, effective February 1, 2018.  The OAB represents 235 local radio and television broadcasters in Oregon.

“It’s a great pleasure to announce John’s appointment,” said Bob Singer,


2018 Lowest Unit Rate Windows

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018

The Primary Election in the state of Oregon is May 15, 2018 and the General Election is on November 6, 2018.

Here are the Lowest Unit Rate windows for 2018:

Primary Election (45 days):  April 1, 2018 – May 15, 2018

General Election (60 days):  September 8,


Online Public File Implementation

Posted On: Jun 13, 2018

March 1, 2018 is the deadline for radio stations to implement the Online Public File—noncommercial educational radio stations and commercial radio stations in the Top 50 Nielsen audio markets with less than five fulltime employees must complete the uploading of their public inspection file to the FCC’s online file by this date.


OAB Day at the Capitol 2017

Posted On: Jun 14, 2017

OAB Board Members Kingsley Kelly (left) and James Boyd (right) meet with Rep. Carl Wilson at the 2017 OAB Day at the Capitol .

Rep. John Huffman (left) and OEM Director Andrew Phelps present the initial First Informer credential to broadcast engineer John White (center) at the 2017 OAB Day at the Capitol Legislative Reception.



Posted On: Feb 07, 2017

Question: Matt, I have heard that the FCC has done away with the requirement that we keep letters and emails from the public in the physical Public Inspection File at our main studio. Does that mean we can chuck those files now?

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