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August 14, 2013
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FCC COMMISSIONER PAI TO SPEAK AT 2013 NATIONAL RADIO AWARD LUNCHEON


FCC  Commissioner Ajit Pai
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will speak at the Radio Show Luncheon, held Friday, September 20. The luncheon will take place during the 2013 Radio Show, jointly produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), September 18-20 in Orlando.

Pai will share his views on communications policy and how it affects free, local radio broadcasting. He will also speak about his efforts to revitalize the AM band. The Radio Luncheon will also feature the presentation of the National Radio Award to Hubbard Radio Chair Ginny Morris.

Pai joined the FCC as Commissioner in May 2012 and is focusing on creating a regulatory environment in which competition and innovation can flourish, for the benefit of American consumers. Between 2007 and 2011, Pai held several positions in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel, including Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining the FCC, he was a partner in the Communications Practice at Jenner & Block LLP and Associate General Counsel at Verizon Communications Inc. He also held positions in the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

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About 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.

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 www.nab.org.

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 www.rab.com



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