NAB Association News


NAB explores Next-Gen TV in new webinar

NAB SmartBrief | May 27, 2016

PILOT, the technology division of NAB, will produce and host "Authoring Our Future: Developing Applications for Next Gen TV," a live webinar that explores the capabilities of the new broadcast transmission standard. The webinar will take place Wednesday, June 1 from 3-4 p.m. Eastern Daylight time, and will be available on-demand for 24 hours. More information is available here.


NAB Member Webcast: Innovative Ways Radio can Appeal to Advertisers

NAB SmartBrief | May 27, 2016

Taken from the 2016 NAB Show, Cumulus Media/Westwood One Chief Insights Officer Pierre Bouvard reveals the multitude of ways today's forward-thinking radio station can appeal to modern advertisers. Watch the webcast here.


Support Broadcasters' Community Service

NAB SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2016 Service to America Awards. Help industry peers, members of Congress and FCC leadership honor outstanding community service by local broadcasters Tuesday, June 21 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. Contact Nate Mann at (202) 429-5498 for sponsorship support.


NAB Political Broadcast Catechism 18th Edition

NAB SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

This edition of the Political Broadcast Catechism takes you from the first issues that determine whether the political rules apply in a specific situation all the way through the process as stations encounter the myriad issues and questions presented during any campaign season. Buy it and the Political Broadcast Form (PB-18) from NABStore.com.


Recently Announced: Dave Ramsey to Keynote 2016 Radio Show

NAB SmartBrief | May 25, 2016

Renowned financial expert and radio personality Dave Ramsey will keynote the 2016 Radio Show, held September 21-23 in Nashville. Country music star and businessman John Rich will join. Explore Radio Show registration options here and save hundreds if you're one of the first 300 to sign up!


BroadcastPublicService.Org Highlights Stations’ Local Impact

NAB SmartBrief | May 25, 2016

NAB recently launched the new BroadcastPublicService.org to highlight local broadcasters' public service, lifeline reporting and investigative journalism.

The interactive map on the website's home page provides hundreds of examples of radio and TV stations disseminating weather warnings during emergencies; raising funds for children’s hospitals and cancer research; collecting food, clothing and toys for neighbors in need; devoting free air time to politicians; investigating local issues; supporting U.S. troops; and promoting education and healthy lifestyles.

BroadcastPublicService.org also provides broadcasters with easy access to timely, relevant PSA campaigns.

E-mail Suzie Raven at sraven@nab.org and follow @BroadlyServing on Twitter to learn more.


“We Are Broadcasters” Merchandise Now Available

NAB SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

The NAB Store has launched a new line of “We Are Broadcasters” themed items, including t-shirts, caps, tumblers and more. Shop for customizable gifts or promotional items for your station. Explore and purchase the line at NABStore.com.


Marconi Radio Awards Nomination Window Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards recognize excellence in the industry. Eligible NAB member stations may apply here until May 31. Winners will be announced at the 2016 Radio Show, held September 21-23 in Nashville. For additional information, contact Melek Demir.


Now Available: 2016 NAB Broadcast Engineering Conference Proceedings

NAB SmartBrief | May 23, 2016

This compilation of more than 70 papers from the 70th annual conference at this year's NAB Show features topics such as ultra-high definition (UHD) and Next Generation TV, the radio technology forum, broadcast workflow, emergency preparedness, television on multiple platforms, and much more. It's now available on a USB drive for $99 at NABStore.com.


NAB Podcasts: Advertiser Appeal and Marketer Insights for Radio

NAB SmartBrief | May 19, 2016

Speaking at the 2016 NAB Show, Cumulus/Westwood One Chief Insights Officer Pierre Bouvard shares innovative ways radio can appeal to advertisers. Katz Media Group's Executive Vice President of Strategy and Analytics, Stacey Lynn Shulman, talks about how marketers are localizing their messaging and how this helps radio. Listen now.


Available Now: The NAB Podcast

NAB SmartBrief | May 12, 2016

Hear directly from thought leaders, policy experts and industry insiders from NAB and around the country on an all-new bi-weekly podcast dedicated to covering the topics, issues and innovations that impact America's broadcasters the most. The NAB Podcast can be accessed here.


Recruiters WANTED for Media Sales Institute (MSI)

NAB SmartBrief | May 05, 2016

If you are interested in hiring 2016 MSI graduates, register today by completing the recruiter registration form. Participation is free and supports the program's commitment to higher learning through diversity in the broadcast industry. MSI 2016 will take place on four different university campuses: Ohio University, Howard University, Arizona State University and Florida A&M University. To learn more about MSI, contact Adaora Otiji.


Shop the NAB Store

NAB SmartBrief | May 04, 2016

The NAB store hosts a large variety of publications, DVDs, apparel and gifts. Shop for yourself or for the broadcaster in your life! Explore it all here.


BroadcastPublicService.Org Highlights Stations' local impact

NAB SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

NAB recently launched the new BroadcastPublicService.org to highlight local broadcasters' public service, lifeline reporting and investigative journalism. The interactive map on the website's home page provides hundreds of examples of radio and TV stations disseminating weather warnings during emergencies; raising funds for children's hospitals and cancer research; collecting food, clothing and toys for neighbors in need; devoting free air time to politicians; investigating local issues; supporting US troops; and promoting education and healthy lifestyles.

BroadcastPublicService.org also provides broadcasters with easy access to timely, relevant PSA campaigns.

E-mail Suzie Raven at sraven@nab.org and follow @BroadlyServing on Twitter to learn more.


Webcast for NAB Members available now: Podcast FAQ for Radio Stations

NAB SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2016

Easy accessibility, compelling content and energetic new voices have made podcasts and on-demand audio increasingly appealing to consumers. Hear from Steve Goldstein, founder of Amplifi Media, in this all-new, free, members-only NAB Webcast, available now. Get a brief history of the medium, learn essential facts and discover how radio is uniquely set-up to capitalize in this bourgeoning content space. Learn more here.




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