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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The 2015 NAB Show, held April 11-16, will feature a new Aerial Robotics and Drone Pavilion, presented by Drone Media Group in partnership with NAB Show. The new exhibit area, located in the South Upper Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, will feature dozens of aerial robotics companies, a flying cage, demonstration area with seating, and daily sessions.

The Pavilio...

NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News and CBS Interactive today launched CBSN, the first digital streaming news network that will allow Internet-connected consumers to watch live, anchored news coverage on their connected TV and other devices. At launch, the network is available 24/7 and makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms with live, anchored coverage 15 hours each weekday.

"CBSN is an importan...
We predicted that it would happen someday, now it has. RIAA's recent figures for the first half of 2014 shows that physical sales continues to at 28% of total revenue.  Revenue for the first half fell from $3.4 billion to $3.2 billion. This is, of course, for record companies that are part of the RIAA and do not include the tens of thousands of independent artists who record and sell their own CDs on line or at their gigs.  But, most i...

WASHINGTON, D.C./NEW YORK -- Organizers of the Radio Show announced today the dates and locations of the 2015 and 2016 events. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

2015 Radio Show
September 30 - October 2, 2015
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Atlanta, GA

2016 Radio Show
September 21 - 23, 2016
Omni Nashville Hotel
Nashville, TN

One of radio's greats, Carl Truman Wigglesworth has passed away.  He was known for his huge carlwiglesworthsuccess on San Antonio radio but, I met him when heprogrammed top 40, WKLO in Louisville.  He was one of the kindest, most caring people I have known in my 50 plus years in radio.   The new reality where he has gone will be a better place because this incredible artist is there. I was personally touched and made a better person for hav...

-- Data Highlights Radio's Ability to Drive Song Sales and Lengthen the Lifecycle of Song --

WASHINGTON, D.C. -– NAB today released a commissioned study, conducted by Nielsen, showing a direct correlation between radio airplay and music sales. According to the study, radio airplay is the dominant driver of music sales, beginning with the first week of consistent radio airplay and continuing through the peak sales week.

The new Nielsen study exa...

-- Mary Quass named Radio Board First Vice Chair --

WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB announced today that Radio Board Chairman Don Benson named eight appointees to the NAB Radio Board, with the approval of the Radio Executive Committee and Joint Board Chairman Charles Warfield. It was also announced that NRG Media President and CEO Mary Quass was unanimously elected by the Radio Board to NAB's Executive Committee's First Vice Chair Seat.

Appointed immediatel...

New Radio Star and RV Dream New Radio is happy to participate in the 26th annual National Dream Hotline conducted by the School of Metaphysics beginning Friday night at 6pm.  The Hotline will continue throughout Friday and Saturday night and end on Sunday night.  The public will be able to call 417-345-8411 and talk to one of very qualified experts to get their dreams interpreted...The school's staff is world wide acclaimed for their long time s...


LAS VEGAS, NV -- National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) President and CEO Gordon Smith called on federal regulators to develop a National Broadcast Plan during his keynote address at the opening session of NAB Show 2014. Smith called on policymakers to develop a holistic regulatory approach that ensures radio and television broadcasting are not disadvantaged in the marketplace...


WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB Show will host 62 international delegations, including delegations attending for the first time from Germany, the Netherlands, Panama, Paraguay, Italy and Serbia. Approximately 30 percent of the event's 90,000+ attendees will travel from 155 countries to NAB Show, held April 5-10 in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the world's largest annual conference and expo ...