The war heated up recently when SiriusXM began including the tagline, “Why waste your time with AM/FM radio,” in its marketing.
Several news/talk brands were nominated for the 2022 Marconi Radio Awards on Tuesday with the ceremony held and hosted by the NAB.
According to Radio Ink, the announcements will be made virtually at 1:00 p.m. EST.
The centennial celebration of the show will be held there April 15-19, 2023.
Some recognizable names will be holding this board position over the next two years, which is the term limit.
Despite the cut in attendance, a 50%-60% post-pandemic attendance “would still be a home run,” Cromwell Group CEO Bayard “Bud” Walters stated.
Smith is joining Beasley's board of directors.
NAB reiterated that they are a “fierce defender of the First Amendment” and the role it plays in society.
Smith will be honored with the organization’s Distinguished Service Award during the 2022 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
LeGeyt wrote that local stations provide an important service to communities which includes factual news and emergency information.