NAB Association News


Apply for the 2017 Media Sales Institute

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2017

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) is accepting applications for the 2017 Media Sales Institute now through Mar. 31. The free program provides first-hand experiences in radio and television ad sales for graduating college seniors pursuing degrees in business, sales and/or marketing. Hiring managers from top media companies will be on-site and interviewing for entry-level positions. Additional information and the application are available here.


Explore the M.E.T. Conference Program at the 2017 NAB Show

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 27, 2017

Education offerings for the 2017 NAB Show have been specifically redesigned to focus on Media, Entertainment and Technology - the driving forces behind the new digital ecosystem and The M.E.T. Effect phenomenon. Dive deep into these once distinct fields and explore how each is collectively changing the very nature of how we live, work and play. Learn more here or register today.


Coming Soon: NAB Webcast -- ENG and Beyond: Utilizing Drones in Broadcasting

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

Practical applications for unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, are taking off in 2017, and they offer broadcasters multiple cost-effective business solutions. In this webcast, the current and future regulations governing drone usage are explored. Review the processes and methods for utilizing drones for electronic news gathering (ENG) and other real-world uses, such as drone inclusion in tower maintenance programs and live event promotions. The webcast is free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register and learn more here.


Register as a Recruiter for the 2017 NAB Show Career Fair

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 23, 2017

Recruit top talent at the 2017 NAB Show Career Fair, held Tuesday, Apr. 25 and sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF). The registration fee for a booth is $250. Learn more and register here.


NAB Member Webcast Archive: Get Caught up on Topics You Missed

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 22, 2017

NAB radio members have access to a variety of online education via archived webcasts from the 2016 educational calendar. Available webcasts include: "Five Paths to a Healthier Bottom Line in 2017," "Enriching the Digital Offerings at Your Radio Station," "Revenue Enhancement and Cost Containment at Radio Stations," "Automotive Advancements --The Changing In-car Audio Experience" and "Innovative Ways Radio Can Appeal to Advertisers." All webcasts are free to NAB members. Watch them here.


PSAs available: Opioid Abuse Campaign

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 21, 2017

Nearly 78 Americans die every day from a prescription drug or opioid overdose. To address this crisis, NAB developed a digital toolkit, available at NAB.org/addiction, with PSAs, digital messaging and programming ideas for radio and television stations to educate their audiences. Download the PSAs here.


NAB Podcasts: Digital Measurement of Analog Radio Usage: Next Radio's Dial Report

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 20, 2017

NextRadio/Tagstation President and CEO Paul Brenner joins The NAB Podcast to detail NextRadio's Dial Report and discuss what opportunities the new data affords radio broadcasters. Listen now.


On-demand NAB Webcast -- Accelerated Mobile Pages: The Web's Fast Lane

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 15, 2017

John Clark, executive director, PILOT and panelist Barb Palser, Relay Media's chief product officer, explain how websites have implemented the new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) format for fast-loading mobile content that pleases consumers and advertisers alike. This webcast is free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register and learn more here.


Radio Rules! A Guide to FCC Regulation for Stations

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 09, 2017

This must-have booklet for radio stations contains critical information and guidelines to help you better understand regulations and avoid costly litigation or fines from the FCC. This booklet contains sections on 32 important topics, including public inspection files, contests and promotions, the Emergency Alert System and much more. Buy it from NABStore.com.


PSAs now available: Opioid Abuse Campaign

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 08, 2017

Nearly 78 Americans die every day from a prescription drug or opioid overdose. To address this crisis, NAB developed a digital toolkit, available at NAB.org/addiction, with PSAs, digital messaging and programming ideas for radio and television stations to educate their audiences. Download the PSAs here.


Service to America Awards -- Deadline is today

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 07, 2017

Earn national recognition as one of America's premier radio or television stations for serving your local community. The Celebration of Service to America Awards will be presented Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Attendees for this gala event include broadcasting executives, members of Congress and FCC leadership. Get entry details here.


Access the NAB Member Webcast Archive

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 06, 2017

NAB radio members have access to a wide array of online education via archived webcasts from the 2016 educational calendar. Available webcasts include: "Five Paths to a Healthier Bottom Line in 2017," "Enriching the Digital Offerings at Your Radio Station," "Revenue Enhancement and Cost Containment at Radio Stations," "Automotive Advancements -- The Changing In-car Audio Experience" and "Innovative Ways Radio Can Appeal to Advertisers." Watch on your time! All webcasts are free to NAB members and can be accessed here.


Service to America Awards -- Entries Accepted Through Mar. 7

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 02, 2017

Earn national recognition as one of America's premier radio or television stations for serving your local community. The Celebration of Service to America Awards will be presented Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Attendees for this gala event include broadcasting executives, members of Congress and FCC leadership. Get entry details here.


On-demand NAB Webcast -- Cybersecurity: The Next Steps

NAB SmartBrief | Mar 01, 2017

Learn how stations and groups can implement a cybersecurity program today to detect, protect and recover from being hacked in the future. The webcast will explore the hurdles and benefits of cybersecurity programs, answer common questions and offer best practices for broadcasters. Free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register here.


Tomorrow: NAB Webcast -- Cybersecurity: The Next Steps

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 28, 2017

Learn how stations and groups can implement a cybersecurity program today to detect, protect and recover from being hacked in the future. The webcast will explore the hurdles and benefits of cybersecurity programs, answer common questions and offer best practices for broadcasters. Free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register here.




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