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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 5, 2009
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Brady, Burdick Named to NAB TV Board


Marci Burdick


Brian Brady

WASHINGTON, DC -- Marci Burdick, senior vice president of broadcast and cable for Schurz Communications, and Brian Brady, president and CEO of Northwest Broadcasting and Eagle Creek Broadcasting, have been named to the NAB Television Board of Directors.

Burdick was appointed by NAB Television Board Chairman Jim Yager, CEO of Barrington Broadcast Group. She fills the seat vacated by the retirement of Bill Peterson, senior vice president, television station group for The E.W. Scripps Company. Brady will represent the FOX Television Affiliate Board and replaces Montgomery Ala.- based WCOV-TV President David Woods, whose term expired.

Burdick, who has been with Schurz for 20 years, was named senior vice president in February 2003. During her tenure, she has served as vice president of the company's television group, as president and general manager of WAGT-TV Augusta, Ga., and as news director at KYTV-TV Springfield, Mo. She is the past chairperson of the Radio-Television News Directors Association, where she was the first woman elected to the position within RTNDA.

Brady founded Northwest Broadcasting and Eagle Creek Broadcasting and has served as the companies' president and CEO since 1995 and 2002, respectively. During Brady's career, he has co-founded Soundview Media Investments and New Vision Television, and has served as the president and CEO of Stainless Tower Company. He serves on the board of Saga Communications, a publicly held broadcasting company, and is a member of the FOX Television Affiliate Board.

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