NRB Executive Leadership Open NRB 2011
February 28, 2011 at 8:12 AM (PT)
This morning (2/28) at NRB 2011 the Executive Leadership of the NATIONAL RELIGIOUS BROADCASTERS will officially open the 68TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXPOSITION at a press conference at the GAYLORD OPRYLAND RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER.
NRB President/CEO Dr. FRANK WRIGHT will discuss the current media landscape both domestically and globally. He will also highlight the legislative and regulatory landscape in WASHINGTON, D.C.
Outgoing Chairman of NRB BILL SKELTON will congratulate the newly elected officers of NRB and introduce the new Chairman. SKELTON will also make a special announcement regarding NRB’s new BEN ARMSTRONG CENTER FOR MEDIA FREEDOM and the establishment of the BILLY GRAHAM AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS.
NRB Sr. VP and General Counsel CRAIG PARSHALL will address the legal landscape and potential threats against Christian communicators. He will specifically preview the findings of NRB’s JOHN MILTON PROJECT FOR RELIGIOUS FREE SPEECH, which is examining the policies and practices of “new media” platforms like FACEBOOK, MYSPACE and TWITTER, web applications like APPLE’s IPHONE apps and the larger Internet service providers.