For Immediate Release
November 16, 2015

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Facebook’s Katie Harbath to Speak at NRB Digital Media Summit

Katie HarbathNashville, TN – Katie Harbath, the Global Politics and Government Outreach Director at Facebook, is scheduled to speak at the NRB Digital Media Summit on February 22, 2016 – one day before the start of Proclaim 16, the NRB International Christian Media Convention, in Nashville, TN.

“Katie Harbath has been a crowd favorite at the annual NRB Digital Media Summit, and many have gleaned invaluable tips and insights from her to bolster their social media efforts,” commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson. “We are glad to have her join us once again and look forward to seeing how she’ll help summit attendees better utilize the world's most popular social networking platform for Kingdom purposes."

Harbath holds a B.A. in journalism and political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to Facebook, Harbath was the Chief Digital Strategist at the National Republican Senatorial Committee. She previously led digital strategy in positions at DCI Group, the Rudy Giuliani for President Campaign, and the Republican National Committee.

Harbath will be one of several speakers at the third annual NRB Digital Media Summit, a one-day pre-Convention event that features industry experts including Jon Acuff and leaders from some of the Internet’s hottest organizations. Representatives from Beacon Ads, Christianity Today, HubSpot, LifeChurch.tv/YouVersion, and more will be at the event to share best practices and future trends on everything you need to know regarding the intersection of media and ministry.

About NRB

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.

About Proclaim 16

The annual NRB International Christian Media Convention is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications. The dynamic Exposition consists of around 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations. Also on the Expo floor in 2016 will be an interactive exhibit presented by Museum of the Bible that chronicles the remarkable history of the Bible, from its transmission and translation to its impact and controversies. The upcoming Convention, Proclaim 16, will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, February 23-26, 2016. The NRB Digital Media Summit, a pre-Convention event, will be held on February 22, 2016. Other summits that will take place during the week of Proclaim 16 include the Radio Summit, TV Summit, Church Media Summit, International Summit, Film & Entertainment Summit, and Donor Development Summit. There will also be a special Pastors Track. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.

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