D.C. / NEW YORK -- Organizers of the Radio
Show, jointly produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and
the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), announced today that Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn will give keynote remarks to
Radio Show attendees on Wednesday, September 18, following opening remarks by
NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith and RAB President and CEO Erica Farber. The
opening keynote is sponsored by vCreative. The Radio Show will be held September 18-20
Clyburn has served on the Commission since 2009. She became acting chairwoman
following her appointment by President Barack Obama on May 20, 2013.
In her two
terms at the FCC, Clyburn (D) has been a strong advocate for enhanced
accessibility in communications for disabled citizens. She has fought to
promote strong competition across all communications platforms and media
ownership that reflects the demographics of America.
Clyburn has a long history of public service, having served for 11 years on the
Public Service Commission (PSC) of South Carolina before joining the FCC. Prior
to her service on the PSC, Clyburn was the publisher and general manager of The
Coastal Times, a Charleston-based weekly newspaper that focused primarily on
issues affecting the African American community. She co-owned and operated the
family-founded newspaper for 14 years.
a graduate of the University of South Carolina and holds a Bachelor of Science
degree in Banking, Finance and Economics.
to register as press.
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.