PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), has selected the five finalists of the first-ever PILOT Pitch Prize Competition. Finalists will compete in a live business-plan pitch event at NAB Show New York on October 17 at 3 p.m. at the Javits Convention Center.

PILOT, an NAB technology innovation and education initiative, announces the first six stations selected to receive grants from its new program providing funds to establish paid engineering or media-technology internships at radio and television stations.

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly will headline a session titled "FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly Discusses Radio Policy" on Thursday, September 27 at the 2018 Radio Show in Orlando.

iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman and Entercom CEO David Field will discuss game-changing data and analytic applications and opportunities for radio during a session titled “Data U – A 101 on Data” on September 25 at the Radio Show in Orlando. The discussion will be moderated by MSNBC Anchor Stephanie Ruhle.

Leading podcasters and audio professionals will discuss podcasting’s relationship with the radio industry in a session titled “The Podcast Boom” on September 26 at the 2018 Radio Show in Orlando. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and is held September 25-28.