NAB's 'Licensed To Serve' Highlights Radio Stations' Public Service
May 7, 2015 at 12:51 PM (PT)
The MAY edition of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS' e-publication "Licensed To Serve" highlights the public service efforts of various radio stations around the country in informing their local communities on important issues, including mental health, political races and distriacted driving. It also features examples of stations providing earthquake and tornado relief and raising millions of dollars to fight childhood cancer.
Among the highlights: the efforts of BALTIMORE stations to expand coverage in wake of violent protests, including iHEARTMEDIA Country WPOC (93.1) and Gospel WCAO (HEAVEN 600) hosts LAURIE DEYOUNG and LEE MICHAELS, along with RADIO ONE PD AL PAYNE.
There's also a story about TYLER MEDIA News/Talk KOKC-A's coverage of the local OKLAHOMA CITY tornado and TOWNSQUARE MEDIA stations in ATLANTIC CITY, NJ, raising $1,4 million for ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL