WASHINGTON, DC -- Four Members of the House of Representatives 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 188 cosponsors in the House and 24 in the Senate.

PILOT, NAB's NAB’s technology innovation initiative, is accepting submissions for the fourth annual PILOT Innovation Challenge.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the passing of longtime broadcast journalist Cokie Roberts, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The local commercial broadcast television and radio industry generates $1.17 trillion of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and 2.47 million jobs through direct and stimulative effect on the American economy, found a new study by Woods & Poole Economics with support from BIA Advisory Services.

NAB Show is launching a podcast series featuring prominent speakers and highlighting NAB Show New York-related themes leading up to the 2019 event, October 16-17 at the Javits Convention Center.

Radio executives Mary Berner (CUMULUS MEDIA), David Field (Entercom) and Bob Pittman (iHeartMedia) will discuss the future of audio platforms at the 2019 Radio Show luncheon program, "2020 and Beyond: Insights from the Top." The 2019 Radio Show will be held September 24 - 26 in Dallas, Texas.

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