Byron Allen Joins NAB TV Board, with Five New Radio Members


The NAB has announced the results of the 2021 NAB Radio and Television Board elections.

The two-year terms of the elected board members will begin in June 2021.

New Board members or those who have previously served on the Board are listed in italics; other Board members listed below are currently serving on the Board and have been re-elected.


NAB Radio Board Elections
(Odd-numbered districts)
Allen Power
Senior Vice President
Salem Media Group
District 1 – New England

Mike Tarter
President and CEO
Forcht Broadcasting
District 5 – WV, KY

Nick Martin
General Manager
Big River Broadcasting
District 9 – GA, AL

Chris Ornelas
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Beasley Media Group
District 13 – MI

Dana Withers
President and CEO
Withers Broadcasting and Dana Communications
District 17 – IL


Carolyn Becker
Riverfront Broadcasting LLC
District 21 – MN, ND, SD

Collin Jones
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy
Cumulus Media Inc.
District 3 – PA

David Hoxeng
District 7 – FL, PR, VI

Matt Mnich
Chairman and CEO
North American Broadcasting Company, Inc.
District 11 – OH

Bradford Caldwell
Owner and CEO
Caldwell Media LLC
District 15 – TN, AR

Roger Harris
General Manager
Chickasaw Nation
District 19 – OK, Northern TX

Trila Bumstead
Ohana Media Group
District 25 – OR, WA


NAB Television Board Elections
Byron Allen
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Allen Media Group/Entertainment Studios

Chris Cornelius
Vice President, Business Development
Morgan Murphy Broadcasting

Robert Hubbard
President/CEO, Hubbard Television Group
Vice President, Hubbard Broadcasting, Inc. (HBI)

David Bradley
Chairman and CEO
News-Press & Gazette Co.

David Hanna
Lockwood Broadcasting

Chris Ripley
President and CEO
Sinclair Broadcast Group


In addition, Connoisseur Media COO David Bevins was appointed to a designated seat on the NAB Radio Board.