WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jordan Wertlieb, President, Hearst Television, Inc., was elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced today. Wertlieb takes over from Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, whose term expired.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Nine Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator 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 175 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.

Charlotte Jones Anderson, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer, will share strategies for building a world class brand around the customer experience in a Radio Show feature session, Thursday, September 26.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith testified this morning at House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing entitled, “STELAR Review: Protecting Consumers in an Evolving Media Marketplace.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the Department of Justice opening a review of the consent decrees governing the process in which performance rights organizations ASCAP and BMI license music, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith testified this morning at U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled, “The State of the Television and Video Marketplace.”

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