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August 3, 2022

NAB Statement on Passing of Rep. Jackie Walorski

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the death of Rep. Jackie Walorski and two of her staffers in a car accident, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:

“NAB is deeply saddened by the tragic passing of Rep. Walorski and her staffers, Zachery Potts and Emma Thomson. As a former broadcaster, Rep. Walorski had a first-hand appreciation for the importance of local radio and television stations to her constituents, and we greatly valued working with her to improve the lives of Indianans and the American people. NAB and broadcasters everywhere extend our deepest sympathies to her loved ones, friends and staff.”

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