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NAB Show 2017 in Pictures

Take a glimpse at what you may have missed

The photos below are just a sampling of what you’ll find in our latest issue; you can find many more show photos here in our digital edition.

Radio World was honored to present our 2016–17 Excellence in Engineering Award to Michael Cooney during the NAB Show, joined by leaders of his employer Beasley Media Group and several of our past award recipients. Shown from left are Radio World Publisher John Casey; 2009 honoree Gary Kline; Beasley’s Lamar Smith and Heather Monahan; 2016 honoree David Layer; Brian Beasley; 2011 honoree Barry Thomas; Radio World Editor in Chief Paul McLane; Beasley’s Steve Meyers and recipient Mike Cooney; 2004 honoree Andy Andresen (middle row); Caroline Beasley (foreground); Beasley’s Soni Dimond (rear), Justin Chase and Bruce Beasley; 2006 honoree John Lyons; Beasley’s Buzz Knight; and Brady Dreasler, Quincy Media Inc.
Photo by John Staley

“The last thing broadcasting — or any industry for that matter — needs is outdated regulations standing in its way,” said FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, right. “And that’s particularly true in communications, where things change so quickly. That’s why I’ll work aggressively to modernize the FCC’s rules, cut unnecessary red tape, and give broadcasters more flexibility to serve their audiences. Broadcasting remains an indispensable part of America’s communications landscape. And under my chairmanship, broadcasting won’t be seen as a speed bump.” Read the text of his remarks

Members of Cirque du Soleil show off their stuff.
Photo by Jim Peck

The connected car is a nexus for the combination of media, entertainment and technology, according to Radio Luncheon keynote speaker Scott Burnell, Ford Motor Co.’s global lead for business development and partner management of the Ford Developer program. Despite an upsurge in streaming among younger consumers, he said, broadcast radio has advantages and opportunities that streaming does not. “Humans want interactions with humans,” he said.

We can’t say it any better than that.
Photo by Jim Peck

DaySequerra and Orban teams celebrate the recent acquisition of the latter by the former.
Photo by Jim Peck

Talk about your engineering firepower! New and past recipients of NAB’s Engineering Achievement Award gathered at the Technology Luncheon. From left: Richard Chernock, Tom King, Leonard Charles, 2017 TV recipient John Lyons, Sterling Davis, 2017 Radio recipient John Kean, Geoff Mendenhall, Merrill Weiss, Ben Dawson, Jay Adrick, Jeff Littlejohn and Glenn Reitmeier.
Photo by Jim Peck

Find many more show photos here in our digital edition.