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August 14, 2017

Radio Show to Reveal Radio Dash Findings and Podcasting Success Strategies

-- Must-attend session to highlight important information for programming, sales, engineering, management and ownership professionals --

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Jacobs Media/Jacapps President Fred Jacobs and Amplifi Media Founder/CEO Steven Goldstein will participate in a session titled "Radio's New Strategies and New Platforms” on Wednesday, September 6 as part of the 2017 Radio Show. Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), the Radio Show will be held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott Austin.

This two-part session, sponsored by vCreative, will first focus on the digital dash and how radio professionals can optimize the in-car presence of their stations. Fred Jacobs will reveal key findings from a recent NAB study on the topic and discuss actionable strategies for success. Steve Goldstein will then detail seven strategies for capitalizing on the expanding podcast industry. He will also introduce attendees to one of podcasting’s most popular hosts.

Credited for creating and popularizing the Classic Rock radio format, Fred Jacobs launched Jacobs Media in 1983. Prior to this, he designed and managed research projects for the radio and publishing divisions of Frank N. Magid Associates, a leading research and consulting firm. Later, Jacobs worked as director of radio research for the ABC-FM owned-and-operated radio stations and as program director for the legendary WRIF-FM in Detroit.

Recognized as an industry leader in audio programming, marketing and management, Steve Goldstein has created and developed numerous successful radio brands. After holding positions at several local radio stations, Goldstein co-founded Saga Communications, which currently owns or operates broadcast properties in 26 markets. In 2015, he launched Amplifi Media and works with broadcast and podcast companies on strategy, content and marketing in the rapidly growing on-demand audio space.

Additional information about the 2017 Radio Show is available here.

News media registration is available here.

About the Radio Show
The 2017 Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), will be held September 5-8 in Austin. 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 for the digital age. To learn more about the 2017 Radio Show, visit

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

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

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