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August 19, 2010

Radio Show to Feature Sessions Focused on Finance

--Award-winning author, reporter and radio anchor Andrew Ross Sorkin to speak--

WASHINGTON, DC - The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) have announced that Andrew Ross Sorkin, financial columnist for The New York Times, author of "Too Big To Fail," and anchor of United Stations' "The Business Brief with Andrew Ross Sorkin," will provide opening remarks at a 2010 Radio Show panel session in Washington, DC on September 29. The session, sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro LLP, will feature Lew Dickey, CEO of Cumulus Media; David Field, CEO of Entercom Communications; Mary Quass, CEO of NRG Media; and Joe Schwartz, CEO of Cherry Creek Radio.

The panel session, titled "Prospects and Strategies for Growth: A Dickstein Shapiro Discussion," is scheduled at 4:15 p.m. and will follow an earlier session at 1:00 pm sponsored by Dickstein Shapiro, "Financial Options and Strategies: A Dickstein Shapiro Discussion," which will feature opening remarks from Wachovia/Wells Fargo financial analyst Marci Ryvicker, and a panel discussion with the following representatives of the finance community:

Michael Bogdan, Partner, Atalaya Capital Management LP
Raymond Shu, Managing Director and Team Leader, GE Capital
Lee Westerfield, Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets Corp.
Perry Steiner, Managing Partner, Arlington Capital Partners

Rounding out the financing line-up for Wednesday will be a session titled "The Future of Radio Revenue" scheduled to take place at 2:15 p.m. and featuring panelists:

Justin Nielson, Analyst, Media & Communications, SNL Kagan
Lee Westerfield, Managing Partner, BMO Capital Markets
Mike Andes, Managing Partner, BIA Capital Strategies

For the most up-to-date information on sessions, speakers and exhibiting companies at the 2010 Radio Show, visit

About the Radio Show
The 2010 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 29-October 1 in Washington, DC. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2010 Radio Show, visit

News media registration is now available online. Click here to register or contact Eva Henninger at 202-429-5481 for additional information.

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at


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