National Association of Broadcasters

Gordon Smith Keynote at 2017 NAB Show

04/23/17 10:00 pm

NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith delivered the annual NAB State of the Industry address during the 2017 NAB Show. Below is a transcript of his remarks as prepared for delivery.

America Ferrera and Maria Elena Salinas Honored at Day One of 2017 NAB SHOW

04/23/17 10:00 pm

Las Vegas, NV – NAB Show, the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, kicked off today in Las Vegas. NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith opened the convention with his annual State of the Broadcast Industry Address, and a broad range of industry professionals led sessions dealing with the latest advances in filmmaking, television production and content creation. This year’s NAB Show runs through Thursday, April 27.

PILOT Announces 2017 Innovation Challenge Question

04/22/17 10:00 pm

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), through its PILOT program, today announced the second annual PILOT Innovation Challenge question. The PILOT Innovation Challenge recognizes creative ideas that leverage technological advances in the production, distribution and display of engaging content. The program also provides support to the winners for development.

NAB Statement on FCC Reinstating UHF Discount

04/19/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the FCC voting to reinstate the UHF discount used to calculate compliance with the national television audience reach cap, the following statement may be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

2017 NAB Show Presents Next Generation Image Making Super Session

04/16/17 10:00 pm

NAB Show, the world’s largest annual convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology, will feature “Next Generation Imaging – Taking Content Creation to New Places,” on Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., a Super Session that will provide attendees with an exclusive look into how next generation imaging has the potential to transform image making for all forms of content.

Broadcasters Care

New Mexico radio and television broadcasters understand the importance of serving their community, and work hard at identifying local issues, providing free air time, and assisting with many non-profit agencies in their communities.


From helping local charities to investigating corruption to reporting breaking news, our broadcasters keep communities engaged, informed, and alert. In addition to being a vital partner in communities across the state, local radio and television play a key role in the dissemination of entertainment, news and local programming, providing an important value to the American economy that if often overlooked. At its core, local TV and radio enhance economic productivity, efficiency and growth.


KOAT 7, Albuquerque

During monsoon season, the Santa Clara tribe needed to see how the flooding had damaged some of their sacred land. So, we took tribal leaders up in Sky 7 to evaluate the damage.

KRTN, Raton

In a rural area, we are one of the only sources of information for many. We take this responsibility very seriously and try to include as many as possible to help make them feel a part of “ownership.”

iHeart Radio, Albuquerque

We are constantly reaching out to the community to help. We have a local advisory council that meets twice a year to review what we have done for the community and what more we can do.

KAZX, Farmington

We help raise funds to provide assistance with food, transportation and lodging expenses for families that have a child requiring specialized medical care not available in the Four Corners area.

KGAK, Gallup

Our station is a central clearance house for the region providing a daily 15 minute live psa program - Din’e Speaks with a robust lost and found department.

KUNM Radio Statewide

KUNM has more than 100 people from the various communities who volunteer to produce many of our local programs including kids, teens, Hispanics, Native American, African Americans and poets.

Hutton Broadcasting, Santa Fe

We encourage our staff to embrace the spirit of volunteerism by joining local boards and giving time to local charitable events. It is our team spirit that keeps us connected to the community we serve.