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of New Mexico
 and enhance and promote relationships with businesses and other organizations 
in the service of communities throughout the Land of Enchantment.

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Exclusive: Industry Leaders On What To Expect In 2021.

Industry leaders are optimistic radio will return to growth in 2021 as the COVID vaccine slowly rolls out and Americans begin to resume activities put on hold for most of 2020. But the pace and magnitude of the turnaround are the subject of debate among senior radio execs contacted by Inside

Nathan Simington Sworn in as FCC Commissioner

Simington’s five-year term is back-dated to July 1, 2019 WASHINGTON—Nathan Simington is officially an FCC commissioner. Following his nomination by the Senate last week, Simington was sworn in on Dec. 14 by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Simington’s term is back-dated to July 1, 2019, when the previous term of former Commissioner Michael

The Industry Reacts To Pai Announcement

The FCC will look very different in 2021 following the announcement that Chairman Ajit Pai would be stepping down from the Commission once President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. Commissioner Michael O’Rielly is leaving as well. Both were very friendly to radio. Here’s some of the reaction to the Pai

Chairman Pai Announces His Intent to Depart FCC.

Ajit Pai announced this morning that he will be stepping down as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Jan. 20. In a statement he called his time at the agency “the honor of a lifetime” and noted that on his watch the Commission adopted more than 25 proposals to

Broadcasters Fight for NextGen Flexibility

Say relaxing DTS rules is key to being competitive With a likely Democratic FCC unlikely to start freeing broadcasters from local ownership restrictions, it is even more important for broadcasters to have the flexibility to flex their online, interactive muscles. If the Federal Communications Commission turns blue, as expected, the