Pittman, four others joining NAB Radio Board


Bob PittmanClear Channel CEO Bob Pittman is joining the NAB Radio Board as an appointment of its chair, Don Benson. A fifth individual was elected to a seat. Three of the new appointees are filling designated seats, and one is representing a specific geographical region.

Here are the three named to designated seats:

* Russell Perry, chairman, Perry Publishing and Broadcasting Oklahoma City, OK
* Bob Pittman, CEO, Clear Channel New York, NY
* Jeff Simpson, president & CEO, Bonneville International Corp. Salt Lake City, UT

Appointed to represent Louisiana and Mississippi:
* Margaret Perkins, president / CEO, First Natchez Radio Group Natchez, MS

Elected to represent Georgia and Alabama:
* Eddie Esserman, partner, Golden Isles Broadcasting LLC, St. Simons Island, GA