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.

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:

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF) announced today the winners of the 2019 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner, held Tuesday, June 11 at The Anthem in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB announced the promotion of Trish Johnson to chief financial officer and senior vice president, Finance effective today. Johnson, who joined NAB in March 2017, previously served as senior vice president and controller, Finance.

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that it will accept nominations for the 2019 NAB Marconi Radio Awards until May 31.

TEGNA President and CEO Dave Lougee testified this morning at a Department of Justice public workshop on competition in television and digital advertising.

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