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New FCC Commissioners on Tap at NAB Radio Show

Commissioners Baker, Clyburn to speak in Philadelphia
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The newest members of the Federal Communications Commission, Commissioners Meredith Attwell Baker and Mignon Clyburn, are slated to speak at the upcoming NAB Radio Show.

Commissioners Baker and Clyburn are expected to discuss regulatory issues impacting the radio business and their priorities as new members of the agency.

Commissioner Clyburn will give opening remarks during the "Changing of the Guard: How the New FCC Will Affect Your Station" session, to be held Thursday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m.

Commissioner Baker will take part in a one-on-one interview during the FCC Breakfast on Friday, Sept. 25 at 7:30 a.m.

Commissioner Baker, a Republican, most recently served as acting administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, advising and representing the executive branch on telecommunications and information policy.

Before her FCC appointment, Clyburn, a Democrat, spent 11 years as a representative for the Public Service Commission of South Carolina. She was previously the publisher and general manager of The Coastal Times, a family-founded weekly newspaper focusing on issues affecting the African-American community.

The NAB Radio Show is Sep. 23–25 in Philadelphia.

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