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NRB Opposes New Performance Tax Bill

Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) this week introduced the latest iteration of performance tax legislation in the so-called Fair Play Fair Pay Act (H. R. 1733).

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FCC Chairman Calls for AM Radio Rules Update

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler penned a blog post this week indicating his interest in advancing the agency’s “Revitalization of the AM Radio Service” proceeding (MB Docket No. 13-249)...

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Free Speech Amicus Brief Filed on Behalf of NRB, Others in Supreme Court Marriage Case

On behalf of NRB and other prominent religious organizations and leaders, Liberty Institute filed an amicus brief last week in the historic U.S. Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges, which could determine the future of marriage laws in the United States.

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NRB Comments on Proposed Radio Online Public File

The FCC is considering whether to extend its online public file requirement beyond just TV broadcasters to cable and satellite providers, as well as radio broadcasters.

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June Hunt and 'Hope In The Night' Celebrate 20 Years of Offering Hope, Help, and Healing

There is a uniqueness to radio that allows listeners the privilege of having someone speak directly into their lives. It’s intimate, it’s convicting, and it’s life-changing.

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FEBC Introduces New Radio Feature, FEBC Today

Ed Cannon, President of the Far East Broadcasting Company (FEBC), is hosting a new two-minute daily feature called FEBC Today with Co-Host Wayne Shepherd.

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NRB Today Wins Evangelical Press Association’s 2015 Award of Excellence

NRB’s weekly newsletter, NRB Today, was recognized with the Evangelical Press Association (EPA)’s 2015 Award of Excellence in the “Newsletter Email Digital” category.

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CBI Media Group Acquires KVNT 1020 AM

CBI Media Group has signed an agreement to acquire KVNT 1020 AM, its assets, websites, and tower site from Alaska Integrated Media, Inc.

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In Memoriam: ‘Mrs. G’ – Kitty Anna Griffiths

For more than four decades, Mrs. G made the Bible come alive for thousands of “children of all ages – from 3 to 103.”

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Want to Join NRB Leaders in Shaping the Next Convention? Here’s Your Chance!

Would you like to help shape NRB and the annual NRB International Christian Media Convention while interacting with like-minded professionals in your industry?

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NRB Press Releases

NRB Opposes Performance Tax Legislation

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), America’s preeminent association of Christian broadcasters and communicators, expressed concern with performance tax legislation being introduced by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) that would place a new and unwarranted burden on many Christian radio broadcasters.

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NRB Welcomes 30 New Members in First Quarter of 2015

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Executive Committee has voted to approve 18 new full members and 12 associate members in the first quarter of 2015 – 30 new members in total.

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NRB Reacts to Attack on Indiana RFRA

NRB today responded to the battle in the media over the State of Indiana’s recently approved Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

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Total Living Network's KTLN Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Full Power)

KTLN-TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Full Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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theDove TV Receives 2015 NRB Award for TV Station of the Year (Low Power)

theDove TV received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Television Station of the Year (Low Power) on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Talk Show for 'The 700 Club with Pat Robertson'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Talk Show for The 700 Club with Pat Robertson on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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The Christian Broadcasting Network Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Teaching Program for '700 Club Interactive'

The Christian Broadcasting Network received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Teaching Program for 700 Club Interactive on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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CrossTalk International Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best TV Mixed Media Campaign for 'Today with God'

CrossTalk International received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best Television Mixed Media Campaign for Today with God on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Amazing Facts Ministries Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best Local Broadcast TV Commercial for 'Revelation: The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon'

Amazing Facts Ministries received the 2015 NRB Best Local Broadcast Television Commercial for Revelation: The Bride, The Beast, and Babylon on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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Amazing Facts Ministries Receives 2015 NRB Award for Best National TV Commercial for Bible History Timeline

Amazing Facts Ministries received the 2015 NRB Media Award for Best National Television Commercial for Bible History Timeline on Tuesday, February 24, at the NRB 2015 International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, TN.

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FCC transparency bills released in House

The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday released three draft bills aimed at making the Federal Communications Commission more transparent.

Norway Is Switching Off FM Radio, Starting In 2017

Norway’s Minister of Culture announced this week that the country will be switching out its national FM radio stations...

Salem Launches Eric Metaxas Show

On Monday, Salem Media Group launched The Eric Metaxas Show, a new two-hour talk program, in 26 of the top 30 radio markets.

Oregon Rep Wants Low Power Protection

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) sent a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler with a simple message...

FSR Pushes for Cybersecurity Legislation

The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR), the lobby for financial services companies...

Failing liberal states losing residents by the millions

Americans are flocking to red states in droves. As reported by the Daily Signal on Sunday, a new study from the American Legislative Exchange Council finds that California...

Franklin Graham Rolls Out 'Decision America Tour' Traveling to All 50 States Ahead of 2016 Elections

The Rev. Franklin Graham has announced that he will be traveling in 2016 to all 50 U.S. states in an attempt to rally Christians to vote...

Reps. Smith, Eshoo Bill to Protect Religious Freedoms Advances

The Frank Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 (HR 1150) was passed Wednesday by the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and International Organizations today.

Passive Whip Antennas Useful in High RF Environments

As an antenna gets very short with respect to a wavelength, its resistance component becomes very low, and its (capacitive) reactance increases...

Campaign Finance Groups: Don't Limit Political File Complaints

Campaign finance reform groups have told the FCC it should not require complaints about political ad broadcasts to be filed by local residents.

Christian Music Icon Billy Ray Hearn Passes

BILLY RAY HEARN, founder of SPARROW RECORDS, and mentor for many of today's Christian label and industry leaders, has died at the age of 85.

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Baptists sign SCOTUS gay marriage case brief

Jerry Johnson, president of the National Religious Broadcasters, referencing protests against Religious Freedom Restoration Acts in Indiana and Arkansas...

Baptists, others, fear legal gay marriage will censor free speech

Ministries joining the argument include the National Religious Broadcasters, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse.

Top Christian groups to Supremes: Protect marriage

Some of the top names in Christian ministry – including the National Religious Broadcasters...

National Religious Broadcasters Holds Firm

As many Evangelical elites and institutions squishily accommodate liberal trends, the National Religious Broadcasters group remains defiantly conservative...

Christian filmmakers talk ‘Reel Dreams’ at NRB

The topic brings up the same questions each year, with 2015 being no exception, at the Annual National Religious Broadcasters...

NRB Board Issues Topical Resolutions

Meeting at the annual NRB International Christian Media Convention in Nashville this week, the National Religious Broadcasters Board...

Mike Huckabee skipping CPAC for National Religious Broadcasters Convention

Potential presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said he’s not speaking at CPAC this year...


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