National Association of Broadcasters

December 18, 2006
Dennis Wharton
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CNET.com Editor Brian Cooley to Keynote NAB2007 Radio Luncheon

WASHINGTON, DC - CNET.com Editor at Large Brian Cooley will deliver the keynote address during the NAB Radio Luncheon, sponsored by ASCAP, on Tuesday, April 17 during NAB2007 in Las Vegas.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Brian Cooley to NAB2007," said NAB Executive Vice President of Radio John David. "He will be discussing the many opportunities available to the radio business and we look forward to hearing his insights."

Cooley covers consumer electronics and personal technology for CNET.com, focusing on how technology can make life more efficient, fun, and productive. He has been with CNET for more than ten years and is well-known for his ability to bridge the gap between technology and the real world.

Earlier in his career, Cooley served as news director at KMEL-FM San Francisco and KKBT-FM Los Angeles. Just prior to joining CNET, he was morning host and Web evangelist at KPIX-TV San Francisco, where he built Westinghouse Broadcasting's first station Web site.

Cooley is called upon regularly by national and regional media outlets to share his expertise and insight about personal technology. Recent appearances include NBC's Today Show, CNBC On the Money, FOX & Friends, NPR, CNN, CBS Evening News, and many more.

In addition to his keynote address, Cooley will also moderate a NAB2007 Super Session entitled "Portable! Digital Media Content Anywhere Anytime" on Monday, April 16 from 2:00-3:30 pm.

As previously announced, legendary radio personality Rick Dees will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame and Crystal Radio Award winners will be honored during the NAB Radio Luncheon.

About NAB2007
NAB2007 will take place April 14 - 19, 2006 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 16). It is the world's largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across all mediums. Complete NAB2007 details are available at www.nabshow.com.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.