NAB Association News


NAB Webcast -- Cybersecurity: The Next Steps

NAB SmartBrief | May 26, 2017

Learn how stations and groups can implement a cybersecurity program to detect, protect and recover from a cyberattack. Hurdles, benefits and best practices of cybersecurity programs are reviewed. The webcast is free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Access it here.


Attend the 2017 NABEF Celebration of Service to America Awards

NAB SmartBrief | May 26, 2017

Join broadcast industry leaders, philanthropists and government officials for the 2017 Celebration of Service to America Awards on Tuesday, June 20 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Each year, the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) hosts the Service to America Awards to recognize the outstanding public service commitment of local television and radio broadcasters. For ticket or sponsorship information, contact Nate Mann.


Enhance Your Value as a Broadcast Manager

NAB SmartBrief | May 25, 2017

Increase your managerial effectiveness with the NABEF Executive Development Seminar, July 16 to 20. Taught by nationally known business leaders and professors from the some of the country's top business schools, learn the management and leadership skills you need to succeed. Don't miss out on the special early-bird discount available until May 31. Click here to register.


NAB Podcast: The Legendary Larry King -- Sixty Years of Broadcasting and Counting

NAB SmartBrief | May 25, 2017

In this exclusive interview from the 2017 NAB Show, NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame honoree Larry King discusses the evolution of media throughout his career, his theories on interview preparation, how he uses social media and much more. Access it here.


Register for the 2017 Radio Show

NAB SmartBrief | May 24, 2017

Produced by NAB and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and held September 5 to 8 in Austin, Texas, Radio Show is the annual event for broadcasters and industry professionals to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with colleagues and explore creative business strategies. Explore registration options here.


Shop the Online NAB Store

NAB SmartBrief | May 24, 2017

Receive a special member discount at the online NAB Store on your choice of newly released publications, including the 11th Edition of "The NAB Engineering Handbook," "Radio Rules," "Television Financial" (2016) and more. Take your business to the next level when you obtain these latest releases and other training materials exclusively available at the NAB Store.


NAB Marconi Radio Awards: Submission Deadline is May 31

NAB SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

Submissions for the NAB Marconi Radio Awards, which recognize overall excellence and performance in radio, are being accepted until May 31. Winners will be announced at the 2017 Radio Show, held September 5 to 8 in Austin, Texas. Additional information is available here. Entries can be submitted here.


Available for Pre-order: The NEW NAB Engineering Handbook

NAB SmartBrief | May 23, 2017

The definitive resource for broadcast engineers, the 11th Edition of "The NAB Engineering Handbook" provides in-depth information about each aspect of the broadcast chain. Important updates regarding ultra-high definition TV, internet radio interfacing and streaming, ATSC3.0, digital audio compression techniques, video format and standards conversions, as well as important updates on incumbent topics, have been included. Learn more and purchase it at the NAB Store.


PSAs available: Opioid Abuse Campaign

NAB SmartBrief | May 22, 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 Podcast: Awareness in Reporting

NAB SmartBrief | May 19, 2017

NAB revealed an Awareness in Reporting Online Toolkit to assist reporters in covering racially sensitive topics. In this podcast, learn about the importance of awareness in reporting on race and how the toolkit was developed. Access it here.


NAB Marconi Radio Awards: Submissions Now Open

NAB SmartBrief | May 18, 2017

Submissions for the NAB Marconi Radio Awards, which recognize overall excellence and performance in radio, are being accepted until May 31. Winners will be announced at the 2017 Radio Show, held September 5 to 8 in Austin, Texas. Additional information is available here. Entries can be submitted here.


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

NAB SmartBrief | May 18, 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.


Access the NAB Member Webcast Archive

NAB SmartBrief | May 12, 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.


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

NAB SmartBrief | May 10, 2017

Executive Director of PILOT John Clark and Chief Product Officer for Relay Media Barb Palser explore the world of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in this on-demand webcast. Learn how websites have implemented the new AMP format for fast-loading mobile content that pleases consumers and advertisers alike. The webcast is free for NAB members and $99 for non-members. Register here.




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