Suzie Raven, NAB's senior manager, Public Service, traveled to Puerto Rico to deliver 10,000 battery-operated radios to people in hurricane-ravaged Puero Rico and the Virgin Islands.
On September 13, the National Association of Broadcasters held a press conference to announce that local radio and television broadcasters have teamed with the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids on a new campaign to address the epidemic of heroin and prescription drug abuse that is impacting communities across America.
Click below to view videos of members of Congress praising local broadcasters on February 25, 2015.
At the 2013 NAB Show, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai spoke offers a recap of the AM revitalization session he moderated, and talked about broadcasters' role as first informers.
Working with the Broadcast Education Association, media arts professor Scott Hodgson and his students at the University of Oklahoma, along with Chandra Clark, professor of telecommunications and film at The University of Alabama, produced this video about Tuscaloosa residents seeking shelter in a church during the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa, AL. The residents heeded the warnings of ABC 33/40's meteorologist James Spann regarding the imminent danger from the tornado and took shelter in a nearby church.
The video below compiles footage of antenna giveaways held across the country by Antennas Direct, a St. Louis, MO antenna manufacturer. The video was played at the launch of The Future of TV Coalition on November 1, 2011. For more information, click here.
Summary of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Public Policy Conference's panel on Technology, Media and the Latino Community on September 13, 2011. Features interviews with National Association of Broadcasters Chief Operating Officer Chris Ornelas and Alberto Mier y Teran, Senior Vice President and General Manager, KMEX 34 and KFTR 46 Los Angeles.
Click here for audio and video of U.S. House of Representatives statements on the vital role of broadcasters.