WASHINGTON, D.C. – Marci Burdick, senior vice-president of Broadcasting for Schurz Communications, has been named a trustee of NABPAC, the political action committee of the National Association of Broadcasters, it was announced today.
"NABPAC plays a leading role in supporting federal candidates who appreciate the broadcast industry and what we do for our local communities on a daily basis," said Burdick. "Serving as a NABPAC trustee is one of the most important things I can do to support local radio and TV stations."
Burdick has been in her current position with Schurz since February 2003. In this capacity, she is responsible for supervising the company's 11 radio stations, 10 television stations and three cable companies. Her previous positions at Schurz include Television Vice President, president and general manager of WAGT-TV in Augusta, GA and news director at KYTV, Springfield, MO. She was also the anchor and news director at KOTA TV and KEVN in her hometown of Rapid City, SD.
Burdick is a past chair of the NAB Television Board and the past-president and chairman of the NBC Affiliates Association, and currently serves as vice chair of the CBS Affiliate Board. She is a past national chairwoman of the Radio Television News Directors Association, and was a Trustee of its Foundation for a decade.
Burdick and her husband, John, have four children and six granddaughters.
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.