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January 21, 2021

NAB Statement on Designation of Jessica Rosenworcel as Acting FCC Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  In response to today's announcement by President Joe Biden that Jessica Rosenworcel will serve as acting chair of the Federal Communications Commission, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

“NAB applauds Jessica Rosenworcel on her selection by President Biden as acting chair of the FCC. She is a dedicated and experienced public servant who has demonstrated great aptitude in leading communications policy during her tenure at the Commission. We look forward to working with her and her fellow Commissioners on regulatory policies that help local radio and TV stations serve the public interest.”

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