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Happy Easter from NRB!

As Easter approaches, let’s recall the sacrifice that Jesus made for us, rejoice in His glorious resurrection, and remember His final charge to us – to go and make disciples of all nations.


NRB Welcomes Newly Elected, Re-Elected Standing Committee Members for 2019

NRB has released this year’s list of members and chairs for NRB’s Standing Committees – several of whom were nominated and elected for the first time during Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention held March 26-29 in Anaheim, California.


2019 iNRB Student Production Award Winners Announced

NRB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 iNRB Student Awards.


Save the Dates for NRB’s 2020 Convention: February 25-28 in Nashville, Tennessee

Proclaim 19 concluded just three weeks ago, but planning is already underway for the 2020 Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. If you haven’t already, be sure to save these dates: February 25-28, 2020.


'Breakthrough', 'The Chosen' Hit Screens Ahead of Easter

Two projects that were screened during Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California, made their releases this week as Christians around the world prepared to celebrate Easter.


House Passes Bill to Derail ‘Restoring Internet Freedom’

On a largely partisan lines, the House of Representatives this week passed the legislation titled the “Save the Internet Act.”


Tech Titans Take Fire for Censorship

Major technology corporations took heavy fire this week for ongoing ideological bias evident in the operation of their platforms.


Pai Thanks Broadcasters

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had kind words for broadcasters this week as he spoke at the NAB Show in Las Vegas this week.


'NRB Today' Receives Evangelical Press Association’s Award of Excellence for Fifth Straight Year

For the fifth consecutive year, NRB’s weekly e-newsletter, NRB Today, was recognized with the Evangelical Press Association’s (EPA) Award of Excellence in the “E-Newsletter (Digital)” category.


Buckner International Celebrates 140 Years of Ministry

Buckner International is celebrating 140 years of serving children, strengthening families, and inspiring happiness in the lives of seniors.



NRB Press Releases

Equality Act Unequally Targets Faith Community, NRB Says

Religious liberties were under direct attack in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday, according to National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), an association of Christian radio, television, and internet communicators.


NRB Supports True Internet Freedom

National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) opposes a bill pending in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) “Restoring Internet Freedom” order of 2017. The FCC order was a commonsense “light touch” solution to internet access – an approach lauded in the NRB Board of Directors’ recent resolution, adopted on March 26, 2019.


NRB Announces 2019 Media Award Recipients

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) have announced the recipients of the 2019 NRB Media Awards, which recognize last year’s most outstanding ministries, facilities, and programs/producers in the world’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators.


Tony Evans Receives the 2019 NRB Hall of Fame Award

Dr. Tony Evans, president of The Urban Alternative received the 2019 NRB Hall of Fame Award on Friday, March 29, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California.


Ron Harris Receives NRB’s William Award Ayer Award for Distinguished Service

Dr. Ronald L. Harris, president of MEDIAlliance International, received the William Ward Ayer Award for Distinguished Service on Friday, March 29, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California.


Marv Mickley Receives NRB Milestone Award

CRISTA Media’s Marv Mickley received the 2019 NRB Milestone Award on Friday, March 29, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California.


John Ankerberg Receives 2019 NRB Board of Directors Award

Dr. John F. Ankerberg of The John Ankerberg Show received the 2019 NRB Board of Directors Award on Thursday, March 28, during the Worship Service at Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California. His wife, Darlene, accepted the award on his behalf due to a health condition that prevented him from traveling.


Barry Meguiar Receives NRB’s 2019 Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications

Barry Meguiar, president of Revival Outside the Walls, received the 2019 Billy Graham Award for Excellence in Christian Communications on Friday, March 29, during the Closing Gala at Proclaim 19, the NRB International Christian Media Convention in Anaheim, California.


Kingdom Studios Announces Upcoming Film Slate with Lionsgate

Kingdom Studios, founded late last year by the creators of I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, the sleeper hit and top grossing independent film of 2018, unveiled an unprecedented slate of faith-based film projects to be developed and produced by Kingdom and released through their recently announced partnership with global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B).


Ambassador Sam Brownback Underscores Role of Christian Media in Defending Religious Freedom

Christian communicators play an important role in combating religious persecution in foreign countries and defending religious freedom in the United States, attendees were told Tuesday (March 26) during Proclaim 19, the National Religious Broadcasters’ International Christian Media Convention.



FCC Seeks Comments on Proposal to Allow All-Digital AM Radio Transmission

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing the receipt of the Petition for Rulemaking...

Dr. Glenn Plummer, was appointed Bishop Designate Of Israel

The General Assembly of the Church of God in Christ at their headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee...

Joni Eareckson Tada released from hospital, thanks God for 'marvelous' healing

Joni Eareckson Tada, an evangelical author and speaker, announced she’s been released from the hospital...

FCC Will Try to Ease Translator Interference Situation

The FCC will vote next month on ways to resolve the increasing number of interference complaints apparently caused by FM translators.

House Passes Bill to Restore Net Neutrality Rules

The Save the Internet Act passed the Democrat-controlled House 232-190 Wednesday....

FCC 24 GHz Auction Bids Inch Up

The FCC's 24 GHz auction of high-band spectrum for 5G has been ticking up slowly under the new, five, half-hour rounds-per-day regime.

OTI to FCC: Broadcasters Should Not Get Extra Channels

New America's Open Technology Institute, whose funders include Google, the Gates and Balmer foundation's and DISH...

Senate to Look at Alleged Tech Speech Bias

Add the Republican leadership of the Senate Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee to those looking for some answers from the edge.

Britain plans to make Zuckerberg liable for hate crimes, fake news

In the first of its kind, Britain will make social media bosses, such as Mark Zuckerberg personally liable...

Salem Looks To Augment Broadcast Sales With ‘Surround’ Digital Shop

Salem Media Group is banking on its new digital services agency to help make up for some of the softness its broadcast division experienced in the fourth quarter.

FCC Approves Repack Money For Radio

On Friday The Federal Communications Commission approved the 2018 Reimbursement Expansion Act...


Congress Should Reconsider Big Tech’s Special Legal Privileges That Foster Censorship

Even when someone as prominent as international evangelist Franklin Graham was banned from Facebook for 24 hours during Christmas week...

60-Million-Strong Christian Group to Big Tech: Stop Censorship or Face Torrent of Lawsuits

On Thursday, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) President Jerry Johnson sent a final ultimatum to the CEOs of Apple, Facebook, Google, and Twitter...

Todd Starnes and Dr. Jerry Johnson on Fox Nation

Todd Starnes speaks with NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson about the Google hearings on Capitol Hill.

Christian Leaders Meet with Saudi Crown Prince in Historic Step

Now might not be the best time to visit Saudi Arabia, but a delegation of US evangelical leaders felt it was a risk worth taking.

American Evangelicals Find UAE 'Treasure of Moderation'

Another historic event took place when a delegation of American evangelical leaders came to Abu Dhabi, the UAE capital.

Jerry A. Johnson: Why You Must Vote

Did you know that in 1839, Marcus “Landslide” Morton was elected governor of Massachusetts by a margin of one vote?

Amazing Grace at President’s Residence

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters (of America), whose membership comprises Christian media leaders...

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