Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and
Commissioners Michael O’Rielly, Brendan Carr and Geoffrey Starks will
participate in two separate sessions at NAB
Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas.
Chairman Pai will offer remarks at the NAB:
We Are Broadcasters Celebration on Tuesday, April 9 at 3:00 p.m. on
the Main Stage.
As previously announced, “This Is Us” and “Black Panther” star Sterling
K. Brown will receive the NAB Television Chairman’s Award at the
event. The NAB Crystal Radio Awards will also be presented, including KFOR-AM’s
NAB Crystal Heritage Award honor. Also, Garrison
Cavell and Cindy Hutter Cavell will receive the NAB Engineering
Designated FCC chairman by President Donald Trump in January 2017, Pai
subscribes to a regulatory philosophy centered on the FCC ensuring that
its rules reflect the realities of the current marketplace. Under his
leadership, the FCC has been working to update media regulations to
better match today’s dynamic media marketplace. He had previously served
as commissioner at the FCC, appointed by President Barack Obama and
confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in May 2012.
In a session titled “Raining
3s: A Q&A with FCC Commissioners O’Rielly, Carr and Starks,” the
Commissioners will provide insight on the FCC’s current regulatory and
legislative agenda. The session, to be held on Monday, April 8, is part
of the Business
of Media Conference, which brings together broadcast station
management executives, as well as leaders from digital, cable and
satellite companies, to examine broadcast and digital business models
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About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6 – 11, 2019, in Las Vegas, NV, USA, is the world’s
largest and most comprehensive convention encompassing the convergence
of media, entertainment and technology. With nearly 100,000 attendees
from 165 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate
marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and
fuel the digital storytelling economy. From creation to consumption,
across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where
global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting
ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
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association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and
television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs.
Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to
best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new
opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.