NAB Association News


Service to America Awards -- Entry Window Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 20, 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.


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

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 20, 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.


NAB Podcast: Avoiding Costly Fines -- Inside the Pages of NAB's Guide to FCC Station Regulation

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 17, 2017

Learn the intricacies of FCC regulations governing radio broadcasters as NAB Senior Vice President and Senior Deputy General Counsel Jerianne Timmerman and NAB Associate General Counsel Larry Walke discuss public inspection files, contests, indecency and more. Access it here.


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

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 17, 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 -- Accelerated Mobile Pages: The Web's Fast Lane

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 16, 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. Learn more here.


Apply for the 2017 Media Sales Institute

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 15, 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.


Radio Rules! A Guide to FCC Regulation for Stations

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 15, 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.


NAB Store: 2016 NAB Television Financial Report

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 14, 2017

The 2016 NAB Television Financial Report is the most comprehensive publication on TV station revenues and expenses in the US, allowing a comparative analysis of station revenue earnings by market, affiliation and revenue categories. This report provides stations with answers to challenging financial questions across the broadcast industry. Purchase it at NABStore.com.


Access the NAB Member Webcast Archive

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 09, 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.


Participate in World Radio Day 2017 -- Feb. 13

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

Every year, radio stations around the world join UNESCO in celebrating the dynamic medium on World Radio Day. This year's theme is "Radio is YOU!" and encourages stations to review how they can contribute to constructive discussion and debate in an era of political polarization. For additional information or to register your station as a participant, check here.


Recently Released: 2016 NAB Television Financial Report

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2017

The 2016 NAB Television Financial Report is the most comprehensive publication on TV station revenues and expenses in the US, allowing a comparative analysis of station revenue earnings by market, affiliation and revenue categories. This report provides stations with answers to challenging financial questions across the broadcast industry. Purchase it at NABStore.com.


NAB Podcast: What Radio Can Expect from a Reshuffled Political Landscape

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 07, 2017

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith shares his thoughts and insights on the new administration, the 115th Congress and ongoing changes at the FCC with NAB Senior Vice President of Communications Ann Marie Cumming. Access it here.


Celebration of Service to America Awards -- Entry Window Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | Feb 03, 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.


NAB Crystal Radio Awards -- Due Today

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 31, 2017

Entries are due today for the 30th annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards, presented during the Radio Luncheon at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Receive national recognition for the impact you've made in your market. Entry rules are available here.


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

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 31, 2017

Moderator John Clark, executive director, PILOT and panelist Barb Palser, Relay Media's chief product officer, will dive into the world of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) on Wednesday, Feb. 1 with a live webcast from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern. Learn how websites have implemented the new 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 here.


NAB Crystal Radio Awards -- Entries Due Jan. 31

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2017

Entries are now being accepted for the 30th annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards, presented during the Radio Luncheon at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. Receive national recognition for the impact you've made in your market. Entry rules are available here.


NAB Member Webcast: Enriching the Digital Offerings at Your Radio Station

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2017

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? Access it here.


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

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

Hundreds of broadcast websites have implemented the new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) format for fast-loading mobile content and increased revenues. Discover the benefits and challenges of AMP and learn a few best practices for publishers considering internal and outsourced AMP solutions. This webcast is free to NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register now.


Secure Top Talent with Broadcast Career Link

NAB SmartBrief | Jan 25, 2017

Post a job on Broadcast Career Link from now until February and receive a 40 percent discount! Use coupon code BCL2017 and connect with the industry's top talent -- from entry-level to experienced professionals in all market sizes. To post a job or for additional information, contact Nate Mann.




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