NAB Radio Update - Sep 2, 2008


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Do You Know?

How well do you know Texas?
Take this quiz and find out.

  • Texas boasts the nation's largest herd of which animal?
    A. Buffalo
    B. Pygmy goats
    C. Whitetail deer
    D. Bighorn sheep

  • How many years old (estimated) is the oldest tree in Texas?
    A. 800
    B. 1,500
    C. 500
    D. 1,000

  • How many professional sports teams call Texas home?
    A. 8
    B. 7
    C. 5
    D. 10

  • Which soft drink was invented in Waco, TX?
    A. Pepsi
    B. Coke
    C. Sunkist
    D. Dr Pepper

    The answers are on the last page of this newsletter.


    Business

    NAB Radio Show to Feature FCC Chairman Martin
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin will participate in a one-on-one interview with NAB Radio Board member Russ Withers, owner of Withers Broadcasting Companies, during a breakfast session on Thursday, Sept. 18 at The NAB Radio Show in Austin.

    One-on-One with Chairman Martin will begin at 7:15 a.m. and be immediately followed by the Group Executives Super Session Breakfast sponsored by Liquid Compass.

    As previously announced, FCC Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein will also participate in this year's NAB Radio Show. Adelstein will be interviewed by NAB Radio Board Chairman Steve Newberry, president and CEO of Commonwealth Broadcasting Corporation, during "Breakfast with the Commissioner" on Friday, Sept. 19.

    President Bush appointed Martin to the FCC in 2001 and elevated him to the FCC chairmanship in 2005. Before joining the FCC, Martin was a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy. He served on the Bush-Cheney Transition Team and was Deputy General Counsel for the Bush campaign. Prior to joining the campaign, Martin was an advisor to FCC Commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth. He has also served in the Office of the Independent Counsel and worked as an associate at the Washington, DC, law firm of Wiley Rein LLP. Before joining Wiley Rein, Martin was a judicial clerk for U.S. District Court Judge William M. Hoeveler, Miami, FL.

    Martin received a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Masters in Public Policy from Duke University, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Federal Communications Bar Association.




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