NAB honors Beasley.

Caroline Beasley, CEO of the Beasley Media Group, is set to receive this year’s NAB National Radio Award during the NAB/RAB Radio Show in October. Ms. Beasley is a second-generation broadcaster, joined the family firm founded by her father, George…

On the road with Jessica and Gordon.

NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith joined acting FCC Chair Jessica Rosenworcel in Washington state, at the State Leadership Conference last week—before a virtual audience, of course. Senator Smith compared the experiences of struggling broadcasters during the pandemic to the film It’s…

The LRFA list is growing quickly.

Fifty-two more members of Congress have signed on as cosponsors of the 2021 edition of the Local Radio Freedom Act, the non-binding resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. That…

The great information bleed.

According to a new study done by BIA for the NAB, broadcasters lose almost $2 billion a year from information they originate that is posted to social media, with no opportunity to earn that money back.

Missouri declines the honor.

Once attached to another piece of legislation in the Missouri legislature, the idea of establishing Rush Limbaugh’s birthday, January 12, as “Rush Limbaugh Day” has been stripped from the bill without fanfare. The move was in response to the growing…