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June 18, 2008

NAB Radio Show Introduces New Super Session Featuring Radio Executives

WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB announced today a new event featuring broadcast radio executives during the upcoming NAB Radio Show. The Super Session Breakfast with Radio Group Executives will take place on Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 a.m. during The NAB Radio Show in Austin. Radio executives are expected to address current radio trends and key issues impacting the business.

Panelists include:

Amador Bustos
Amador Bustos
Amador Bustos, is president and CEO of Bustos Media, LLC, a leading private broadcasting company that owns and operates 25 radio stations and produces nationally syndicated radio formats carried by 55 affiliated stations. Bustos currently serves on the NAB Radio Board and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) board, and was previously chairman and CEO of Z-Spanish Media Corporation. In August 2000, Z-Spanish merged with Entravision Communications, where Bustos served as a member of the board until 2003. An active member of his community, Bustos helped establish the Bustos/Lopez Family Fund in 1996, supporting over 50 graduating high school seniors throughout their college years.

David Field
David Field

David Field, is president and CEO of Entercom Communications, a radio broadcasting company that owns and operates over 100 stations in over 20 markets. As the leader of one of the country's five largest broadcasting companies, Fields was hailed as Radio Ink's 2006 Radio Executive of the Year, as well as one of the Best CEO's in America by Institutional Investor's magazine, an award Field's also won in 2007. Field, the former chairman of the NAB Radio Board of Directors, currently serves on the boards of Entercom and the Radio Advertising Bureau, and is involved in a variety of charitable and community organizations.

Dan Mason
Dan Mason

Dan Mason, is president and CEO of CBS RADIO. He became president of CBS RADIO in 1995, leaving the position in 2002 to serve as an advisor and consultant to CBS and other domestic and international companies in the radio broadcasting industry. In 2007 Mason returned to CBS RADIO as president and CEO, currently managing 140 stations as the leader of one of the largest major-market operators in the United States. A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, Mason was named "Outstanding Alumnus of the Year" in 1995, as well as Radio and Record's Radio Executive of the Year.

Mary Quass
Mary Quass

Mary Quass, serves on the NAB Radio Board and is president and CEO of NRG Media, LLC, which presently operates 84 radio stations throughout the Midwest. She began her radio career as an account executive for KHAK AM/FM, eventually working as vice president and general manager until she bought the stations in 1988. During a radio career that spans over three decades, Quass has been recognized for her leadership and significant achievements in radio. In 1999, she was inducted into the Iowa Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and presented with the Radio Wayne Award for Broadcaster of the Year by Radio Ink. Since then her name has appeared on Radio Ink's "The 40 Most Powerful People in Radio" and "The 50 Most Influential Women in Radio" lists.

Jeff Smulyan
Jeff Smulyan

Jeffrey Smulyan, serves as Chairman of the Board of Emmis Communications Corporation, an Indianapolis-based radio, TV and magazine publishing company that owns and operates FM and AM radio stations in the nation's largest markets. A former member of the NAB Radio Board and former chairman of the Board of Directors of the Radio Advertising Bureau, Smulyan was named one of the 10 most influential radio executives of the past two decades by Radio and Record's in 1995. He was the recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television's Silver Satellite Award, NAB's National Radio Award, and Radio Ink's "Radio Executive of the Year," all presented in 2000. In recognition of his charitable efforts, Smulyan was presented with The Broadcasters Foundation Golden Mike Award in 2006.

About the NAB Radio Show
The NAB Radio Show is the largest annual convention for radio. This year's show, Sep. 17- 19 in Austin, delivers a one-of-a-kind networking opportunity for station professionals representing all format and market sizes and is co-located with the R&R Convention. More information about The NAB Radio Show is available at

Online registration will soon be available for news media reporters interested in covering the NAB Show.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. As the voice of more than 8,300 radio and television stations, NAB advances their 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


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