Marcellus Alexander was named executive vice president, Television for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in October 2002. Effective April 1, 2004, he was given the additional title and responsibilities of president of the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF). In his television role, responsibilities include growing TV’s NAB membership and providing an operator’s perspective for discussions on Capitol Hill and at the Federal Communications Commission on issues impacting the broadcast business. As president of NABEF, his focus is on delivering its mission of providing broadcast training programs to strengthen our industry’s workforce and initiatives in support of the First Amendment and philanthropy. A native of Austin, Texas, Marcellus holds a BS degree in speech and journalism from Texas State University. In 1995, his alma mater presented him with its “Distinguished Alumni Award.” That same year, he received an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Western Maryland College in recognition of his community service.