The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will honor Carolyn Wilkins, recently-retired vice president of Operations for the NAB Television Department, with the Chuck Sherman Television Leadership Award at the NAB Small Market Television Exchange (SMTE), held October 8 - 10 in Austin, Texas.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters yesterday filed a Motion for Reconsideration petition with the Federal Communications Commission regarding certain aspects of the FCC’s Public Notice regarding procedures for the broadcast spectrum incentive auction. The motion only addresses targeted, limited issues that should not delay the auction, which is slated to commence in March 2016.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Three 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 211 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 20 in the Senate. The threshold for a majority in the House of Representatives is 218.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the FCC's approval today of an Order modernizing contest rules for local radio and TV stations, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) and the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) today announced the winners of the Freedom of Speech Public Service Announcement Contest for college communications students. The first-place winners in the television and radio categories will be recognized during an event held during Free Speech Week in October.

WASHINGTON, DC -- One Member 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 212 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 21 in the Senate.

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