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April 6, 2009
Dennis Wharton
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NAB Board of Directors Election Results Announced

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today election results for the organization's radio and television board or directors. The two-year terms of the newly elected board members will begin at the June 2009 NAB Joint Board of Directors meeting.

Election results for the NAB Radio Board of Directors are as follows. Incumbents are identified with an asterisk.

District 1

Peter Smyth *
President and CEO
Greater Media

District 3

Dan Savadove *
President and CEO
Main Line Broadcasting

District 5

Steve Newberry *
President and CEO
Commonwealth Broadcasting Corporation

District 7

Dave Hoxeng
ADX Communications

District 9

Randy Gravley *
President and CEO
Tri-State Communications Inc.

District 11

Matt Mnich *
President and CEO
North American Broadcasting Co. Inc.

District 13

Julie Koehn
General Manager
WLEN-FM Adrian, Mich.

District 15

Bobby Caldwell *
Owner and CEO
KWYN / East Arkansas Broadcasters

District 17

Dana Withers
Dana Communications Corp.

District 19

Jerry Hanszen
Owner and General Manager
Hanszen Broadcasting

District 21

Monte Loos
Operations Manager
Duhamel Broadcasting

District 23

Mike Novak
President and CEO
Educational Media Foundation

District 25

Peter Benedetti *
President and CEO
New Northwest Broadcasters

Election results for the NAB Television Board of Directors are as follows. Incumbents are identified with an asterisk.

Paul Karpowicz *
Meredith Corporation Broadcasting Group
Ralph Oakley *
Vice President and COO
Quincy Newspapers, Inc.
Jim Conschafter *
Senior Vice President of Broadcast Stations
Media General Broadcast Group
John Kueneke *
News-Press and Gazette Broadcasting
Paul McTear *
President and CEO
Raycom Media, Inc.
Ray Cole *
President and COO
Citadel Communications Company, Ltd.

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