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June 25, 2009

NAB Statement on the Nomination of Meredith Attwell Baker as FCC Commissioner

WASHINGTON -- Upon learning of President Barack Obama's nomination of Meredith Attwell Baker to the Federal Communications Commission, NAB Executive Vice President Dennis Wharton issued the following statement:

"NAB applauds President Obama and congratulates Meredith Attwell Baker on today's announcement. Her commitment to public service while serving at the NTIA, coupled with her understanding and appreciation of local broadcasting, will serve the Commission and the public well. NAB urges swift Senate confirmation and looks forward to working with Ms. Baker in her new role."

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