WASHINGTON -- Upon learning of President Barack Obama's nomination of Mignon Clyburn to the Federal Communications Commission, NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr issued the following statement:
"NAB salutes President Obama for his nomination of Mignon Clyburn to the FCC. Ms. Clyburn's experience as a Public Service Commission member in South Carolina and as a former newspaper publisher will serve her well as she addresses media-related issues at the FCC. NAB looks forward to working with her, and we urge swift Senate confirmation."
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