Familiar face, new role.

President Trump has named Commissioner Ajit Pai to ascend to the chairmanship of the FCC. NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith gives Pai the industry’s highest commendation: “Without qualification, NAB supports President Trump’s selection. . .a known quantity who brings integrity, good humor and a fierce intellect to the Commission. We look forward to working with him and his colleagues on a pro-growth FCC agenda that benefits tens of millions of Americans who rely on free broadcast radio and TV for the most popular content, credible news, and lifeline local emergency alerts.”