The NAB Leadership Foundation hosted the Human Resources and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Forum. The one-day symposium, open to senior human resources and DEI executives and professionals in the broadcast industry, focused on creating dialogue and exchanging ideas among broadcast companies regarding talent management, retention and DEI best practices.
"The Foundation's mission is to equip our industry with the best tools to attract, train and retain the innovative and talented broadcasters that will shape our future," said NAB Leadership FOundation President and NAB Chief Diversity Officer Michelle Duke. "This forum will help hiring managers and broadcast executives understand the needs of their employees and ensure organizations are well-positioned to meet the challenges of tomorrow."
2. You Can Help Build a Diverse Broadcast Industry
The NAB Leadership Foundation has launched the Future Leaders Fund, a giving campaign in support of their mission to increase diversity and inclusion in the broadcast industry.
See a message from Tamron Hall about why this fund is so important to the future of broadcasting.
NAB members can now access post-election analysis from NAB's Executive Vice President, Government Relations Shawn Donilon. Click here to read the full breakdown, covering everything from leadership changes to the lame duck outlook, now.
4. Nominations Open for NAB Technology Awards
Nominations are being accepted now through January 9 for the 2023 NAB Technology Awards, to be presented at the 2023 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
The awards include the NAB Digital Leadership Award, Engineering Achievement Award and Technology Innovation Award.
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🎫 Register today and use code CENTENNIAL23 to get a free Exhibits Pass.
6. NAB's Charlyn Stanberry Named a Top Lobbyist
🏆 NAB Vice President of Government Relations Charlyn Stanberryhas been named one of National Institute for Lobbying & Ethics (NILE) 2022 top lobbyists, grassroots and PAC professionals.
"Char's work reflects the spirit of broadcasting, which holds at its core the belief in helping to improve the lives of others. We are grateful for her work in defending and supporting local broadcasters across the country," said NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt.
Stanberry joins 100 professionals from across the country who "took an innovative approach to their field, and demonstrated commitment to giving back to their community, as well as adherence to the highest ethical standards." Congratulations, Charlyn!
7. What's Your Local Podcast Play?
🎙️ Recorded LIVE at NAB Show New York! Amplifi Media's Steve Goldsteindiscusses local podcast monetization, audience growth and competition with a panel that includes David Plotz, chief executive officer, City Cast; Sheryl Worsley, vice president, Podcasting, KSL Podcasts; Jeremy Sinon, vice president, Digital Strategy, Hubbard Radio, and Jason Barrett, owner and operator, Barrett Sports Media.
8. NAB on the Move
NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt; Executive Vice President, Industry Affairs April Carty-Sipp; Senior Vice President, State, International and Board Relations Sue Keenom; Senior Vice President, Communications Ann Marie Cumming and Senior Advocacy Communications Strategist Alex Siciliano attended the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation's Giants of Broadcasting luncheon in New York.
🎉 Emceed by ABC News' Juju Chang, the event honored former NAB board member Bob Pittman, former NAB board member and current NABPAC trustee Bud Walters and past Digital Leadership Award recipient Adam Symson, among others. Carty-Sipp sits on the board of the Library.
LeGeyt also attended and spoke at the Radio Ink Forecast 2023 in New York. "It couldn't be a more important time for broadcasters. Because of what you do locally, Washington is finding ways to help you. You stand out with fact-based information, boots on the ground and familiar faces," he said in his interview with Hearst Television President and former NAB Board Chair Jordan Wertlieb.
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