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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 15, 2007
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European Radio Award Recipients to be Honored During NAB European Radio Conference

WASHINGTON, DC – NAB and Talkabout Media (TAM) will collaborate to present The European Radio Awards (ERA) during the 15th annual NAB European Radio Conference in Barcelona, Spain on Monday, November 5.

"NAB is excited to honor some of Europe's most innovative radio broadcasters," said Margaret Cassilly, vice president of international operations at NAB. "The European Radio Awards will recognize stations that exemplify outstanding talent and service across Europe's diverse radio markets."

The ERA provides a unique opportunity for thousands of terrestrial, Internet and community radio stations to participate in a competition that acknowledges the top radio professionals in the European Union. The 34 awards will be distributed across 10 categories:

Breakfast Show

On Air Talent

Entertainment

Production

Industry Awards

Programming

Internet Radio

Sports

News

Station of the Year

"NAB has a long and successful history in Europe. It makes perfect sense that the European Radio Awards should take place at Europe's premiere radio conference," said Ian Carless, managing director of The European Radio Awards. "We're delighted with the partnership."

Sponsored by Jones TM and Broadcast Architecture, the European Radio Awards ceremony will be held at the Hotel Arts in Barcelona from 7:00-11:00pm (19:00-23:00 hours). To obtain information on ERA entry guidelines, visit www.euradioawards.com.

About The NAB European Radio Conference
The NAB European Radio Conference is the premiere gathering of radio broadcasters in Europe. This year's show takes place November 4 - 6 in Barcelona, Spain. More information about The NAB European Radio Conference is available at www.nabeurope.org.

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.

About TAM
Talkabout Media was formed in 2004 by founding partners Ian Carless and Rick Houghton. TAM provides production services for advertising and radio clients, and is responsible for the creation of the International Radio Conference, Dubai, as well as the first Middle East Radiocast Awards. For additional information, contact Ian Carless at ian@euradioawards.com.

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