Washington, DC - Aug 14, 2013 - FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will speak at the 2013 Radio Show Luncheon, held Sept. 20. The luncheon will take place during the 2013 Radio Show, jointly produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), Sept. 18-20 in Orlando.
Pai will share his views on communications policy and how it affects free, local radio broadcasting. He will also speak about his efforts to revitalize the AM band. The Radio Luncheon will also feature the presentation of the National Radio Award to Hubbard Radio Chair Ginny Morris.
Pai joined the FCC as commissioner in May 2012 and is focusing on creating a regulatory environment in which competition and innovation can flourish, for the benefit of American consumers. Between 2007 and 2011, Pai held several positions in the FCC's Office of General Counsel, including deputy general counsel. Prior to joining the FCC, he was a partner in the communications practice at Jenner and Block and associate general counsel at Verizon Communications. He also held positions in the United States Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee.