WASHINGTON, D.C. — A top radio industry executive, a top broadcast TV business leader, and the head of a multimedia company that owns radio stations and a pay-TV network will join together in mid-October to share their thoughts on the future of broadcast media.
The trio will appear on a panel at the National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters’ NABOB 41st Annual Fall Broadcast Conference and 17th Power of Urban Radio Forum, a joint event scheduled for Oct. 11-12 at the Washington Marriott Georgetown Hotel.
An Oct. 12 session set for 10:30am-noon will see “Major Group Executives Discuss the Future of Broadcasting.”
The participants are TEGNA CEO Dave Lougee, Beasley Media Group CEO Caroline Beasley, and Urban One CEO Alfred Liggins III.
The conference promises to offer panels and presentations from an array of experts focused on developing ideas to improve the financial success and service to the community of broadcast stations owned by African Americans and other minorities, and to increase the number of such stations.
A 2pm “African American Agency CEO Panel” on Oct. 12 feautures advertising industry figures Carol Williams of Carol H. Williams Advertising, Uniworld Group Advertising CEO Monique Nelson, Burrell Communications Group co-CEO McGhee Willams-Osse, Grow Now CEO Bob NcNeil, and Fuse Advertising CEO Cliff Franklin.