New FCC Commissioners to Speak at 2009 NAB Radio Show


        Radio on FacebookJoin us on Facebook
Meredith Attwell Baker
Mignon Clyburn

Washington, DC - Sep 4, 2009 - Commissioners Meredith Attwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn, the newest members of the Federal Communications Commission, will each speak during the 2009 NAB Radio Show.

Commissioners Baker and Clyburn are expected to discuss regulatory issues affecting the radio business and their priorities as new members of the agency. Commissioner Clyburn will provide opening remarks during the Changing of the Guard: How the New FCC Will Affect Your Station session, held Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. Commissioner Baker will engage in a one-on-one interview during the FCC Breakfast on Sept. 25 at 7:30 a.m.

Commissioner Baker most recently served as Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and Acting Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). In her role, Baker advised and represented the executive branch on telecommunications and information policy activities. She also served on delegations representing the United States at major international telecommunications conferences.

Commissioner Clyburn joins the FCC from the Public Service Commission (PSC) of South Carolina, where she spent 11 years as the representative of South Carolina's sixth district. Prior to that, Clyburn was the publisher and general manager of The Coastal Times, a family-founded weekly newspaper focusing on issues affecting the African-American community.




Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Today in Radio History

Milestones From Radio's Past

The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.

EAS Information More on EAS

NWS XML/Atom Feed for CAP Messages

The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.

Wallpaper Calendar

Radio 2014 Calendar Wallpaper

Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.

The Wire

A virtual press conference

Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.

Join Us Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn
Radio magazine cover

Current Issue

Northern Community Radio Expands: An Engineer's Perspective

When Northern Community Radio set out to build a new community radio station in rural northern Minnesota 38 years ago, naysayers said that it would be broadcasting “only to a bunch of gophers

Browse Back Issues

[an error occurred while processing this directive]