WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the passing of Saga Communications founder, Chairman, President and CEO Ed Christian, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:
"Ed Christian built Saga Communications into one of the preeminent radio groups in the country through keen business sense and a deep understanding of the power of local radio. He was a passionate defender of broadcasting whose leadership helped secure a bright future for the radio community. NAB extends our condolences to his family on their loss."
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