New NAB President Smith Likely To Make First Speech Nov. 17

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Look for new National Association of Broadcasters President Gordon Smith to make what will likely be his first Washington speech as NAB president in Mid-November.

He officially joined the NAB Tuesday (Oct. 27).

According to the Media Institute, he has agreed to be the speaker for its Nov. 17 luncheon.

The institute is a First Amendment think tank backed by media companies, foundations, associations, and individual contributors. In addition to top association heads, past speakers have included legislators, FCC commissioners, and industry executives.