Austin, TX - Aug 18, 2008 - The recent rise of copper theft at radio stations and its effect on the broadcasting industry will be addressed during a panel discussion at The NAB Radio Show. The session, titled Copper Theft at Broadcast Sites, will be held Sept. 19 during the NAB Radio Show.
The escalating cost of metals has led to an increase in metals theft that has become a major issue for broadcasters. During the session, a panel of experts in security and engineering will discuss ways broadcasters can work with law enforcement officials and local communities to protect their facilities. Participants include moderator Sterling Davis, vice president of engineering for Cox Communications; Bob Brand, vice president of corporate security for Cox Enterprises; Chuck Carr, vice president of member services at the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries; and Steve Davis, senior vice president of engineering at Clear Channel Radio.