OAB News

  • NEW OAB Address

    December 27, 2019

    Effective immediately our address is:

    Oregon Association of Broadcasters
    285 SW Main Court, Suite #300
    Warrenton, OR 97146

    Payments for PEP, Dues and ABIP should be sent to this address. Please have your traffic and business offices make this change ASAP.

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FCC Notices

FCC Application Notice KRHP-CD April 6, 2022

On March 16, 2022, Robert Pettitt, licensee of Class A television station
KRHP-CD 470 MHz, The Dalles, Oregon filed an application with the Federal
Communications Commission for assignment of license. Members of the public
wishing to view this application or obtain information about how to file
comments and petitions on the application can visit this link.

https://enterpriseefiling.fcc.gov/dataentry/views/public/assignmentDraftCopy?displayType=html&appKey=25076f917f6bcef3017f749c85d8093d&id=25076f917f6bcef3017f749c85d8093d&goBack=N%3E

NAB News

  • Washington, D.C. – A new three-part Radio Experience at NAB Show New York will feature a special Radio Insights Executive Seminar presented by Bloomberg. Exclusively for NAB members, the limited capacity executive program will take place in New York on October 19 at the Javits Center in the morning and continue in the afternoon at Bloomberg’s headquarters….

  • Washington, D.C. – Award-winning film producer and industry thought leader Evan Shapiro will keynote the 2022 NAB Show New York opening event on Wednesday, October 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Javits Center. In his keynote address titled, “Bringing Media Into the Current Century, Now,” Shapiro’s notoriously interactive presentation will engage NAB Show New York attendees in examining the shifts occurring in today’s media landscape. …

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of the 2022 Election Toolkit. The online resource provides local television and radio broadcasters with ideas and information to cover the 2022 local, state and federal elections. …

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — Catherine Badalamente, president and CEO of Graham Media Group, and Phil Tahtakran, SVP, Head of Federal Government Affairs for NBCUniversal, were appointed to the NAB Television Board of Directors, and Kevin Godwin, SVP for Townsquare Media, was appointed to the NAB Radio Board of Directors, effective immediately. The appointments were made by NAB TV Board Chair Perry Sook and NAB Radio Board Chair Bill Wilson, respectively, in accordance with NAB bylaws….

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the passing of NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductee Vin Scully, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt:…

OAB FCC Information

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