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March 22, 2013
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NAB Statement Regarding FCC Chairman Genachowski's Announced Departure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to today's announcement by FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski that he will leave the Commission, the following quote can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

"NAB salutes Chairman Genachowski for his years of service at the FCC. The FCC chair is arguably one of the most difficult jobs in Washington, and yet Julius consistently performed with dedication and focus. We may have disagreed on occasion, but America's broadcasters wish him well in his journeys ahead."

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The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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