Advocacy

NAB FCC and Federal Issues

The PAB promotes policies that support the needs of our member stations in both state and federal legislatures. We represent the collective voice of all markets, large and small, in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Here you will find relevant links and policy updates from the PAB:

Renowned Chef and Humanitarian José Andrés to Receive Service to America Leadership Award

May 24th, 2022
Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF) will present esteemed chef and humanitarian José Andrés with the Service to America Leadership Award, the Foundation’s highest individual honor. The award, which honors an individual’s commitment to advocacy and public service, will be presented during the Celebration of Service to America Awards on…
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In Surprise Ruling, FCC Denies Request for Extension of FM Booster Stations Comment Deadline

May 24th, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Federal Communications Commission denied a joint request by NAB and NPR for a two-week extension of the comment deadline in a proceeding on FM broadcast booster stations. The following statement can be attributed to NAB Chief Legal Officer Rick Kaplan:
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NAB Leadership Foundation Announces Host and Celebrity Presenters for Celebration of Service to America Awards

May 19th, 2022
Washington, D.C. -- Renowned actor and television personality Mario Lopez will host the Celebration of Service to America Awards on June 7, 2022, at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF), the ceremony recognizes local broadcasters’ outstanding service to their communities. The 2022 program will be held…
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NAB Launches “The Best of NAB Show Amplified”

May 16th, 2022
Washington, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of “The Best of NAB Show Amplified,” a collection of recorded sessions from the 2022 NAB Show, held April 23 – 27, 2022, in Las Vegas, is now available for purchase to stream through video-on-demand.
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NAB Leadership Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Technology Apprenticeship Program

May 12th, 2022
Washington, D.C. -- The NAB Leadership Foundation (NABLF) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP) through June 15. The program is designed to train, inform and recruit a diverse workforce that meets the technology and engineering needs of the broadcast community.
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