Smith: Broadcasters are the first source of info in a crisis

TV Technology

NAB’s Gordon Smith says new innovations will only grow broadcasters’ ability as viewers’ first source of info

WASHINGTON—When disaster strikes, the public has a reliable and resilient source of information in broadcasters, NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith tells members of Congress. But even so, the NAB fully supports efforts on the table to improve broadcasters’ emergency alert capabilities, including the READI Act and NextGen TV.