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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2012
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FCC Commissioner Pai to Speak at 2012 Radio Show Session

WASHINGTON, DC -- The National Association of Broadcasters announced today that FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will speak at the Radio Show on Wednesday, September 19 in Dallas. The event is produced by NAB and the Radio Advertising Bureau.

The session, titled "A Conversation with FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai" and moderated by NAB Executive Vice President and General Counsel Jane Mago, will examine the key issues facing radio today. Pai will share his views on communications policy and the future of free, local radio broadcasting.

Pai joined the FCC as Commissioner in May 2012 and is focusing on creating a regulatory environment in which competition and innovation can flourish, for the benefit of American consumers. Between 2007 and 2011, Pai held several positions in the FCC’s Office of General Counsel, including Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining the FCC, he was a partner in the Communications Practice at Jenner & Block LLP and Associate General Counsel at Verizon Communications Inc. He also held positions in the United States Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.

About the Radio Show
The 2012 Radio Show, produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), will be held September 19-21 in Dallas. This year's show brings radio broadcasters and industry colleagues together to share knowledge, discover the latest innovations, network with industry leaders and explore creative business strategies to help radio flourish in the digital age. To learn more about the 2012 Radio Show, visit www.radioshowweb.com.

News media registration is now available for the Radio Show.

About RAB
The Radio Advertising Bureau serves more than 6,000 member Radio stations in the U.S. and over 1,000 member networks, representative firms, broadcast vendors, and international organizations. RAB leads and participates in educational, research, sales, and advocacy programs that promote and advance Radio as a primary advertising medium. Learn more at www.rab.com.

About NAB
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.