D.C./NEW YORK -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio
Advertising Bureau (RAB) announced that the 2014 Radio Show will feature the annual
Leadership Breakfast, sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. The
Breakfast, titled "Capitalizing on Radio's Potential," will be held
on Thursday, September 11, 7:15 - 9:00 a.m. at the Indiana Convention Center in
Ryvicker, a managing director and senior equity analyst with Wells Fargo
Securities, LLC, will provide the opening remarks, followed by a panel
featuring Lew Dickey, CEO, Cumulus Media; Dean Goodman, CEO, Digity, LLC; Jeff
Smulyan, CEO, Emmis Communications; and José Valle, president, Univision Radio.
Lew Paper, a partner with Pillsbury, will moderate the panel.
Leadership Breakfast will focus on radio's past and future financial
performance as well as the challenges and opportunities that radio faces,
including equity and debt financing for acquisitions, prospects for expanded
use of the FM chip in mobile phones, preserving the local community connection,
exploiting digital resources, and diversifying services.
co-founded Cumulus Media in 1997 and became CEO in 2000. With approximately 525
radio stations in 110 cities, Cumulus is the largest pure-play radio company in
the U.S. and one of the nation's top providers of local marketing solutions.
CEO, president and founder of Digity, LLC, a diversified media and digital
company. Digity owns and operates 113 radio stations, recently becoming the
fifth largest radio group in the U.S. Goodman previously served as president
and COO of Paxson Communications (Ion Media Networks), which owned and operated
over 100 radio stations and 70 TV stations.
serves as CEO of Emmis Communications, a radio and magazine publishing company
that was voted the Most Respected Radio Company in a poll of industry CEOs. In
2000, he was honored with NAB's National Radio Award and as Radio Ink's
"Radio Executive of the Year."
president of Univision Radio, oversees the expanding portfolio of the leading
Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S. Univision Radio currently owns and
operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top U.S. Hispanic markets and five
stations in Puerto Rico. He previously served as president and general manager
of Telemundo's flagship station KVEA and oversaw operations for KWHY, an
independent Spanish-language station in Los Angeles.
partner with Pillsbury's communications law practice, previously served as
Associate General Counsel at the FCC and Legislative Counsel to United States
Senator Gaylord Nelson. He is the author of five books, including "Empire:
William S. Paley and the Making of CBS."
registration is now available.
the Radio Show
The 2014 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 10-12 in
Indianapolis. 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 2014 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.
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.
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.