Washington, DC -- Famed tech guru and radio host Leo Laporte will be podcasting live from the 2011 NAB Show on The TWiT Netcast Network, producing both regular programming and special coverage of the event throughout his popular network of shows at http://live.twit.tv.
TWiT will broadcast shows from a stage and studio located in the Las Vegas Convention Center South Lower Hall. From that location, Laporte and his team will roam the exhibition floor speaking with exhibitors, attendees and special guests who are changing the world of technology and media. Joining Laporte in the wall-to-wall coverage will be popular TWiT hosts Lisa Bettany, Kirk Harnack, Alex Lindsay, Paul Thurrott, and Scott Wilkinson. TWiT will stream live coverage Monday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 13 from 9am to 2pm, and Thursday, April 14 from 9am to 11am.
"The NAB Show plays host to many of the most cutting-edge media and technology companies today, and it frames the debates that drive content producers and technological innovation in media," said Laporte. "We are looking forward to delivering our audience the latest news, insight and trends from this remarkable event."
TWiT is home to some of the world's most popular shows about technology, including "This Week in Tech," "Tech News Today" and the most popular podcasts dedicated to covering industry leaders, such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, Web 2.0, computer security, and more. The network broadcasts 30 live shows each week on its live-streaming channel, http://live.twit.tv, and it offers most shows for download via iTunes and other outlets.
Laporte is founder of The TWiT Netcast Network, which draws more than 500,000 unique listeners with four million downloads every month. He is also host of "The Tech Guy," a national radio show on technology syndicated by the Premiere Radio Networks. The show can be found on XM Satellite channel and also airs on 100+ stations nationwide, including KFI Los Angeles, KGO San Francisco, KIRO Seattle, WGST Atlanta, and WMAL Washington DC.
About the 2011 NAB Show
The NAB Show, held annually in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With nearly 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and more than 1,500 exhibitors, the NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, the NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at www.nabshow.com.
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The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.