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October 26, 2021

NAB Statement on FCC Nominations of Jessica Rosenworcel and Gigi Sohn

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to President Joe Biden nominating Jessica Rosenworcel as chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission and Gigi Sohn as commissioner, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB congratulates Jessica Rosenworcel on her nomination as chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission. As the first woman nominated as permanent chair, this marks a significant milestone at the Commission and a fitting progression in her long and distinguished career in public service. NAB also extends congratulations to Gigi Sohn on her nomination to the Commission. We look forward to working with the full Commission on how the FCC can ensure a thriving local broadcast industry.”

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