For Immediate Release:
December 13, 2012

Kenneth Chan




SAT-7 Founder, CEO Terry Ascott to Deliver International Keynote at NRB 2013

AscottManassas, VA- Dr. Terence Ascott, Founder and CEO of SAT-7, will deliver a keynote address on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at the International Keynote of the NRB 2013 Convention & Exposition in Nashville, TN.

“SAT-7 has done tremendous work in broadcasting the hope of Jesus Christ to millions throughout the Middle East and North Africa,” commented NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “I am excited to have Terry speak at NRB 2013.”

For more than 35 years, Dr. Ascott has lived in the Middle East and served as the leader for indigenous media ministries. In 1973, he moved to Beirut, Lebanon, and helped launch an Arabic Christian publishing ministry. After the start of the Lebanese Civil War, Dr. Ascott and his family evacuated to Egypt, where he helped begin the Arabic youth magazine Magalla, the first Christian magazine to be successfully distributed on Egyptian newsstands. Magalla was published for 20 years and, according to many Arab Christians, was instrumental in bringing many people to Christ.

While working for the magazine, Dr. Ascott’s ministry became involved in other media projects, including video production. In 1995, he and other Middle Eastern Christian leaders and partner organizations working in the region launched SAT-7, the first Arabic Christian satellite television channel.

Today, conservative estimates put SAT-7’s total audience in excess of 15 million people.

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

About the NRB Convention The annual NRB Convention & Exposition is the largest nationally and internationally recognized event dedicated solely to assist those in the field of Christian communications.The dynamic Exposition consists of nearly 200 companies and is an active marketplace for those seeking tools and services to expand their organizations.NRB 2013 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN, March 2-5, 2013. For more information, go to




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