A Unanimous Choice For NAB Joint Board Chair


The CEO of Beasley Media Group has received the full support of the NAB Joint Board of Directors and has been unanimously elected to serve as NAB joint board chair.

Caroline Beasley will succeed TEGNA Media President/CEO Dave Lougee, whose term expired.

At the same time, Tri State Communications President/CEO Randy D. Gravley was elected Radio Board Chair by the NAB Radio Board.

NRG Media LLC President/CEO Mary Quass was re-elected Radio Board first vice chairman, while Beth Neuhoff, President/CEO of Neuhoff Communications, was re-elected Radio Board second vice chairman.

Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group, was elected to the Radio Board’s major group representative seat.

On the TV side of the board, Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb has been elected NAB Television Board Chairman, while Graham Media Group President/CEO Emily Barr was elected first vice chair of the Television Board.

Ralph M. Oakley, President/CEO of Illinois-based Quincy Media Inc., was elected as second vice chair.

Additionally, Fox Television Stations SVP/Legal and FCC Compliance Joseph M. Di Scipio has been appointed to the designated network seat on the TV executive committee.

The Board elections took place at the NAB Board of Directors meeting, held June 20-21 in Washington, D.C.