February 21, 2014

John David, NAB EVP of Radio

The NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) is a key trade organization for broadcasters throughout the U.S., and is closely involved in advocacy for a wide variety of issues facing the industry today. NAB EVP of Radio John David has been a part of the organization since 1984, when he joined the NAB Board of Directors, representing Kansas and Missouri. He officially joined the NAB in 1989, serving in a variety of roles over the years, and becoming EVP of Radio in 1998, a position he holds to this day. In this week's eQB Cover Story, David discusses the many priorities the NAB is focused on in 2014, from the ongoing battle over the Performance Royalty to FM radio chip activation in mobile devices. [more]

We Can Work It Out – As A Team

For this week's Programming To Win column, Jacobs Media consultant Bill Jacobs examines the parallels between The Beatles and Steve Jobs. Aside from their shared love of the word "Apple," what lessons did the late Jobs learn from the Fab Four? And most importantly, how can they be applied to radio? [more]



What was your best artist interview moment and what was your most embarrassing moment? [more]


MKTO, Jonathan Reed, John Legend, Joe Mack, Karmin,
Rich Davis, Martin Garrix

Paul “Cubby” Bryant, Tom Poleman, John Fullam,
Steve Perun, Tracy Austin, Lee Leipsner, Fisher, J.J. Rice

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Republic Records

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