National Association of Broadcasters

SPROCKIT and NAB Show Welcome Five New Media, Entertainment and Technology Startups to Partnership Program

07/19/17 10:00 pm

SPROCKIT, the leading program showcasing media, entertainment and technology startups in collaboration with NAB Show, today announced the newest startups selected to participate in SPROCKIT’s 2017 program. The companies were hand-selected by industry leaders to participate based on their potential to offer real solutions to challenges in today’s evolving market that many established media and entertainment companies face.

NAB Statement on Introduction of Viewer Protection Act

07/19/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON – In response to the introduction of the Viewer Protection Act by House Energy & Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ), the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

Asleep at the Wheel to Perform at NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show

07/19/17 10:00 pm

Grammy Award-winning country music band Asleep at the Wheel will perform at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by Experi, on Thursday, September 7. The event is part of the 2017 Radio Show, held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott Austin and produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).

Over 200 House Members Now Cosponsor Local Radio Freedom Act

07/18/17 10:00 pm

WASHINGTON, DC -- A bipartisan coalition of seven Members of the House of Representatives have joined as cosponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) now has 206 cosponsors in the House and 23 in the Senate.

Pillsbury Explores Radio's Regulatory and Economic Outlook at 2017 Radio Show

07/16/17 10:00 pm

Leading financial forecasters and radio group executives will provide insight on radio’s regulatory and economic future in a session titled “Pillsbury’s Broadcast Finance 2017: Is Radio Ready for a New Deal?,” Wednesday, September 6, from 8:00-9:30 a.m. at the 2017 Radio Show in Austin.

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.