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June 13, 2012
Dennis Wharton
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NAB Statement on Passing of Former BMI President and CEO Frances Preston

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement can be attributed to NAB Joint Board Chairman Paul Karpowicz regarding the death of former BMI President and CEO Frances Preston:

"Frances Preston was a great friend to the broadcast community during her nearly two decades as president and CEO of BMI. She was a person of substance, grace and humanity, and her unwavering support for songwriters will be her legacy. We join our music industry friends in mourning the loss of this truly one-of-a-kind woman."

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