NAB Association News


Register for the OTT Summit

NAB SmartBrief | Dec 02, 2016

PILOT, in partnership with the Local Media Association, will host an OTT Summit on Monday, Jan. 23 at NAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. The summit will examine logistics of incorporating OTT (over-the-top content) into existing business models and how to successfully leverage the technology. Early-bird registration is $395 for NAB and LMA members and $495 for non-members. Both will go up $100 after Jan. 6. Register here.


NAB Crystal Radio Awards - Get ready to enter

NAB SmartBrief | Dec 02, 2016

Gather your 2016 community service efforts and get ready to submit your NAB Crystal Radio Award entry. Ten NAB member stations will receive national recognition and be honored with this prestigious award during the Radio Luncheon at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The entry window opens on Jan. 1. Information is available here.


NAB Show registration now open

NAB SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Behavior and business have merged to redefine content, workflows and revenue streams. It's The M.E.T. Effect, a cultural phenomenon fueled by hybrid solutions and boundless connectivity that's changing how we live, work and play. Explore it at the 2017 NAB Show, April 22-27 in Las Vegas. Register with code BA23 for a free Exhibits Pass.


NAB Member Webcast: Automotive Advancements -- The Changing In-car Audio Experience

NAB SmartBrief | Dec 01, 2016

Taken from a keynote at the 2016 NAB Show, global technologist John Ellis illustrates how connected cars are rapidly changing consumer thinking, the marketplace and automaker planning. Plus, learn how radio can best position itself to succeed in this new environment. Watch now.


PSAs now available: Opioid Abuse Campaign

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 30, 2016

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 Member Webcast: Enriching the Digital Offerings at Your Radio Station

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 29, 2016

Taken from the 2016 Radio Show, this two-pack of presentations centers on digital monetization, content curation, platform diversification and social media strategy. What do digital strategists wish GMs understood about digital? How would radio be different if it were invented after the internet? How can digital be better utilized and monetized? Find those answers and more here.


Shop the NAB Store

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 23, 2016

Shop the NAB Store for a large selection of broadcast, film and media inspired t-shirts and novelty items. Check out the LIVE LOVE BROADCAST and Broadcaster Designer Stain t-shirts, as well as the We Are Broadcasters collection of gift items for you or your colleagues. Access the online store here.


NAB Podcasts: Radio and the Digital Dash - The Car Manufacturer's Perspective

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 21, 2016

Ford Motor Company's Global Lead, Business Development and Partner Management Scott Burnell chats with NAB and PILOT's Senior Director, Advanced Engineering David Layer at the 2016 Radio Show with a focus on the current in-car audio landscape and radio's place on the digital dashboard now and into the future. Access it here.


NAB member webcast: Enriching the digital offerings at your radio station

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 16, 2016

Taken from the 2016 Radio Show, this two-pack of presentations centers on digital monetization, content curation, platform diversification and social media strategy. What do digital strategists wish GMs understood about digital? How would radio be different if it were invented after the internet? How can digital be better utilized and monetized? Find those answers and more here.


Apply now: NABEF Technology Apprenticeship Program

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 14, 2016

The NAB Education Foundation is looking for upcoming college graduates interested in learning about radio and television technology. The Technology Apprenticeship Program exposes participants to the latest broadcast innovations via hands-on training and instruction from the industry's top engineers. Accepted applicants attend the NAB Show, produce a live webcast from NAB headquarters, and are ensured a paid apprenticeship at a broadcast station. College seniors interested in participating should visit nabef.org/tap to apply before Feb. 15, 2017.


The Television Industry: A Market-by-Market Review 2016

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 11, 2016

Produced by Bond & Pecaro and the NAB, this one-of-a-kind analysis provides up-to-date information that will help you spot industry trends, compare market performance and demographics, identify investment opportunities, and apply valuable revenue projections for all 210 television markets. Just released and exclusively available at NABStore.com.


Now available: Freedom of speech PSAs

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 11, 2016

The NAB Education Foundation and the Broadcast Education Association recently announced the winners of the Freedom of Speech Public Service Announcement Contest for college communications students. The winners were awarded a $2,500 scholarship for creatively addressing "What Freedom of Speech Means to Me." View the PSAs here and download from www.nabspotcenter.org.


Apply Now: NABEF Technology Apprenticeship Program

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 10, 2016

The NAB Education Foundation is looking for upcoming college graduates interested in learning about radio and television technology. The Technology Apprenticeship Program exposes participants to the latest broadcast innovations via hands-on training and instruction from the industry's top engineers. Accepted applicants attend NAB Show, produce a live webcast from NAB headquarters, and are ensured a paid apprenticeship at a broadcast station. College seniors interested in participating should visit nabef.org/tap to apply before Feb. 15, 2017.


New PSA Available for Download: "The Other Note"

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 10, 2016

More than 20 American veterans commit suicide every day. This chilling statistic is what prompted award-winning director Scott McCullough to develop "The Other Note," a PSA featuring Martin Sheen that brings attention to this epidemic. The PSA can be accessed and downloaded here for free.


Now Available: NAB Show New York Digital Preview

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 08, 2016

The NAB Show New York Digital Preview provides a sneak peek at the technology, conference sessions and products attendees will find at the event, held Nov. 9 to 10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Explore it here. Registration for the event is still open.


NAB Podcasts: Radio and the Digital Dash -- The Car Manufacturer's Perspective

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 08, 2016

Ford Motor Company Global Lead, Business Development and Partner Management Scott Burnell chats with NAB and PILOT's Senior Director, Advanced Engineering David Layer at the 2016 Radio Show, with a focus on the current in-car audio landscape and radio's place on the digital dashboard now and into the future. Access it here.


Al Roker to Speak at Live Streaming Conference at NAB Show New York

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 07, 2016

Register for the Live Streaming Conference on Nov. 9 at NAB Show New York. Learn how to grow and monetize audiences through live streaming throughout more than 10 sessions, including "A Fireside Chat with Al Roker, Founder of Roker Media, TV Host on NBC's 'TODAY' Show and Mario Armstrong, Digital Lifestyle Expert & Contributor on NBC's 'TODAY' Show." Other speakers include executives from Hearst Television, iHeartMedia, and more. Additional information is available here.


Election Toolkit for Broadcasters Available

NAB SmartBrief | Nov 07, 2016

Broadcasters play a critical role in boosting voter registration, education and turnout. The NAB created the Election 2016 guidebook to support radio and television station efforts this election cycle. The guidebook contains ideas to help broadcasters engage their audiences, including programming concepts, PSA scripts and social media strategies. By integrating election issues and candidate profiles into your programming and digital content, your station gives listeners and viewers the knowledge they need to cast an informed vote.




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