Top-rated syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley will host the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner and Show on September 7 at the 2017 Radio Show. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), the Radio Show will be held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, has been unanimously elected as NAB joint board chair by the NAB Joint Board of Directors. Beasley takes over from Dave Lougee, president and CEO of TEGNA Media, whose term expired.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Four Members of the House of Representatives have joined as cosponsors of a bipartisan resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 195 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.

WASHINGTON –The National Association of Broadcasters today announced the hiring of Josh Pollack as vice president of NAB Government Relations, effective July 10. Pollack will report to Curtis LeGeyt, NAB executive vice president of Government Relations.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai will keynote the Radio Luncheon at the 2017 Radio Show on Wednesday, September 6. The Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), will be held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.

WASHINGTON – In response to reports that President Donald Trump plans to renominate Jessica Rosenworcel to the FCC, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith: