ICYMI: Inaugural Spotlight Series Event

Last week, NAB debuted the first installment of Spotlight Series, featuring members of Congress discussing key initiatives to advance diversity, equity and inclusion and their perspectives on broadcast media. “This series is fostering a dialogue between broadcasters and legislators and shining a light on the issues that are important to America’s diverse communities,” said Michelle … Continue reading ICYMI: Inaugural Spotlight Series Event

Senate Hearing Preview: “Shot of Truth: Communicating Trusted Vaccine Information”

Tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. ET, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Media and Broadband will hold a hearing titled “Shot of Truth: Communicating Trusted Vaccine Information.” This hearing will examine the role of the media in disseminating vaccine safety and COVID health related information to encourage Americans, particularly those … Continue reading Senate Hearing Preview: “Shot of Truth: Communicating Trusted Vaccine Information”

Get Ready for NAB Show Premiere

Coming to you virtually starting at 12:30 p.m. ET today, Monday, April 12, NAB Show Premiere will bring you product announcements, technology releases and innovation reveals from around the world. Leading companies will highlight their latest products and applications that you will also see in person this October at NAB Show. Each day will sign … Continue reading Get Ready for NAB Show Premiere

Can the Employee Retention Tax Credit Help Your Business?

The National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) advocacy has ensured that COVID-19 pandemic relief passed by Congress includes support for local broadcast stations, including expansion of Paycheck Protection Program. As tax time rolls around for many employers, it’s a good time to see how the various coronavirus relief packages may help your business. NAB’s CARES Act … Continue reading Can the Employee Retention Tax Credit Help Your Business?

Women in Broadcasting: Stacey Kauffman, Audacy

During Women’s History Month, NAB is spotlighting prominent women in broadcasting. We talked to Stacey Kauffman, senior vice president and Sacramento-area market manager for Audacy. As market manager, one of the first things she did was educate the staff on the company’s flow of business, trends and performance. She also created an interdepartmental task force … Continue reading Women in Broadcasting: Stacey Kauffman, Audacy

Women in Broadcasting: RaMona Alexander, WDBD, Jackson, Miss.

During Women’s History Month, NAB is spotlighting prominent women in broadcasting. We talked to RaMona Alexander, vice president and general manager of WDBD, a local FOX affiliate in her hometown of Jackson, Miss., owned by American Spirit Media. She is also part of the management team that oversees WLOO, the local MyNet affiliate through a … Continue reading Women in Broadcasting: RaMona Alexander, WDBD, Jackson, Miss.

Increasing Diversity in Broadcasting

Broadcasters are committed to improving diversity in the industry and creating new opportunities for women, people of color and other underrepresented communities. Since 2000, the NAB Leadership Foundation’s cornerstone initiative has been the Broadcast Leadership Training program, which has a strong track record of preparing women and people of color to purchase and run radio and television … Continue reading Increasing Diversity in Broadcasting

Fact-Checking and Accurate Reporting Fight Disinformation

In communities across the country, local radio and television stations and broadcast networks provide Americans’ most trusted news. The Knight Foundation says, “Local news media are a cornerstone of democracy in the United States. They help keep residents informed of the significant issues facing their cities, towns and nearby areas; hold political and civic leaders … Continue reading Fact-Checking and Accurate Reporting Fight Disinformation

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