D.C./NEW YORK -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio
Advertising Bureau (RAB) announced today the panelists for a 2013 Radio Show Leadership Breakfast,
titled "Opportunities in a Changing Economy," presented by Pillsbury
Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. The event will be held Thursday, September 19,
7:15-9:00 a.m. at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando.
Leadership Breakfast will feature a panel discussion about expanding
opportunities in Radio for acquisitions and revenue in a growing economy.
Panelists include Lew Dickey, CEO of Cumulus Media; Mary Quass, CEO of NRG
Media; Jeff Warshaw, CEO of Connoisseur Media and Larry Wilson, CEO of Alpha Broadcasting
and L&L Broadcasting.
will be moderated by Lew Paper, a partner with Pillsbury, and will be preceded
by opening remarks from Marci Ryvicker. Ryvicker monitors developments in
broadcasting and other media industries as managing director, Senior Equity
analyst, for Wells Fargo Securities, LLC.
partner with Pillsbury’s communications law practice in Washington, D.C.,
previously served as Associate General Counsel at the FCC and Legislative
Counsel to United States Senator Gaylord Nelson.
co-founded Cumulus Media in 1997 and became CEO in 2000. Cumulus now owns and
operates more than 570 radio stations, making it the second-largest radio
company in the country.
the CEO of NRG Media, which owns and operates 84 radio stations in the Midwest.
Prior to NRG’s formation in 2005, Quass held a variety of high level positions,
including CEO of Central Star Communications, which owned and operated 66 radio
launched Connoisseur Media in 2004 and is its CEO. Connoisseur operates 39
stations in fourteen markets after its acquisition of ten stations from Nassau
Broadcasting and four stations from Cox Radio.
founder and CEO of Citadel Broadcasting Corporation (which had 205 radio
stations in 42 markets), is now the CEO of Alpha Broadcasting, which owns and
operates six radio stations in Portland, Oregon, and the CEO of L&L
Broadcasting, which recently acquired Triad Broadcasting’s 30 stations in five
registration is now available.
the Radio Show
The 2013 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 18-20 in
Orlando. 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 2013 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.
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 www.nab.org.
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 www.rab.com