|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 24, 2017
|Left to right: NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, NRB Board Chairman Bill Blount|
WASHINGTON (NRB) – Today, NRB President & CEO Dr. Jerry A. Johnson issued the following statement concerning the designation by President Donald J. Trump of FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai as new Chairman:
“FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is winsome, fair, and an expert in the field. He is also a tried and true friend of First Amendment freedom. I am pleased and grateful that President Trump has chosen to make this stellar appointment, and we at NRB look forward to working with Chairman Pai on pivotal issues of liberty and electronic media as he takes on this important new role.”
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a nonpartisan, 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 the NRB Convention
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. The next Convention, Proclaim 17, will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida, Feb. 27-March 2, 2017. For more information, go to www.nrbconvention.org.
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