WASHINGTON, DC – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin will speak during the FCC Breakfast on Thursday, September 27 at 7:30 a.m. during The NAB Radio Show in Charlotte.
"Chairman Martin has demonstrated unwavering commitment to public service and has a deep understanding and appreciation for the value of local broadcasting," said NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr. "We are delighted that he will be returning to his native North Carolina to share his thoughts on the future of radio."
FCC Commissioners Jonathan Adelstein and Deborah Taylor Tate will also attend this year's show.
President Bush appointed Martin to the FCC in 2001 and elevated him to the FCC chairmanship in 2005. Before joining the FCC, Martin was a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. He served on the Bush-Cheney Transition Team and was Deputy General Counsel for the Bush campaign. Prior to joining the campaign, Martin was an advisor to FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth. He has also served in the Office of the Independent Counsel and worked as an associate at the Washington, DC law firm of Wiley Rein LLP. Before joining Wiley Rein, Martin was a judicial clerk for U.S. District Court Judge William M. Hoeveler, Miami, FL.
Martin received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Masters in Public Policy from Duke University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association.
NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sept. 26 - 28 in Charlotte, features interactive sessions, special events and exhibits and is co-located with the R&R Convention.
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.