Big Tech is Costing Us Our Local News

Local television and radio stations work every day to bring Americans the news they need, whether it’s the daily traffic report, vital investigative journalism or breaking news during an emergency. Producing high quality, essential local journalism takes significant resources, and yet, advertising dollars that support local stations are shifting to technology platforms where misinformation and … Continue reading Big Tech is Costing Us Our Local News

Voices From The Field: Broadcasters Share How They Serve Their Communities

Broadcasters are first informers, news reporters, investigative journalists, public servants and innovators. We represent a free and open press, an essential pillar of our democracy. From the biggest moments that shape our lives to the stories that shine a light on the issues impacting our communities, broadcasters are there. Hear from broadcasters on what drives … Continue reading Voices From The Field: Broadcasters Share How They Serve Their Communities

WRLT-FM and the Partnership Between Local Radio and Artists

Radio has long served as the music industry’s go-to platform to introduce audiences to new music and artists. Tuned In Broadcasting’s WRLT-FM (LIGHTNING 100) in Nashville, Tennessee has demonstrated an extraordinary and on-going commitment to celebrating and promoting local musicians on-air and through special events. The station plays more unsigned local artists in daily rotation … Continue reading WRLT-FM and the Partnership Between Local Radio and Artists

Local Broadcasters Lead the Way for the National Month of Action

As a founding member of the COVID-19 Community Corps, NAB urged all local television and radio stations to kick off a national month of action on June 4, focusing on the goal of vaccinating 70% of adults across the U.S. by Independence Day. Local stations jumped into action, airing interviews with medical experts, answering questions via … Continue reading Local Broadcasters Lead the Way for the National Month of Action

Catch Up with NAB PILOT

PILOT, NAB’s innovation arm, is a coalition of innovators, educators and advocates dedicated to advancing broadcast technologies and cultivating new media opportunities. Catch up with PILOT’s latest events and initiatives below. Innovation Challenge This week, the annual PILOT Innovation Challenge opened submissions. Each year, the Challenge poses a new prompt aimed at pushing broadcasting technology … Continue reading Catch Up with NAB PILOT

Local Broadcasters Kick Off National Month of Action

At the request of the White House, NAB asked all stations to participate in kicking off a national month of action today, June 4 — a focused push of vaccine education activity in communities across the U.S. to ensure all Americans understand the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine leading up to Independence Day. Stations across the … Continue reading Local Broadcasters Kick Off National Month of Action

Vaccine Education Spotlight: Hearst Television’s “Get the Facts on the Vax” Initiative Fights Misinformation

On June 4, local radio and television broadcasters across the country are participating in a national day of action – a focused day of vaccine education activity in communities across the U.S. to ensure all Americans understand the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Throughout the pandemic, local stations have played a critical role in providing … Continue reading Vaccine Education Spotlight: Hearst Television’s “Get the Facts on the Vax” Initiative Fights Misinformation

ABC7 Chicago News Anchor Judy Hsu Reflects on Career and the Value of Local Broadcasting

We close out Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a spotlight on ABC7 Chicago news anchor Judy Hsu, who discussed her career path and work to uplift voices in the AAPI community during her interview for NAB’s Voices from the Field series. Following is an excerpt of her conversation.  When did you first realize you had a … Continue reading ABC7 Chicago News Anchor Judy Hsu Reflects on Career and the Value of Local Broadcasting

ICYMI: Connect to Congress with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (IL)

As we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, local broadcasters are shining a light on diversity, equity and inclusion issues that are relevant to our communities and the people who are working towards a brighter future.Earlier this week, NAB held the second installment of the Connect to Congress series, a special event with … Continue reading ICYMI: Connect to Congress with U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (IL)

Young Americans Trust Local News the Most

According to a recent poll from Harvard University, when it comes to news, young Americans age 18-29 list local TV as among the most trustworthy sources of information. NAB spoke to young people in the D.C. area about their views on reliable news sources and how they verify the information they find online and on … Continue reading Young Americans Trust Local News the Most