Currents Headlines from the November 2013 Issue

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Currents Headlines from the November 2013 Issue

Nov 1, 2013 3:00 PM

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The online headlines from the November 2013 issue of Radio magazine.

Senate Confirms Tom Wheeler as FCC Chairman

Oct 30, 2013 9:51 AM

Mike O'Rielly is also confirmed as a commissioner

FEMA, NPR Partner on Emergency Alert Preparedness for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing

Oct 23, 2013 4:20 PM

Twenty-five NPR-affiliated public radio stations throughout Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas agreed to participate in the pilot project to transmit emergency alert messages.

Richard Mertz Dies

Oct 30, 2013 12:14 PM

His broadcast engineering career spanned more than 40 years.

135th Audio Engineering Society Convention Attendance Hits Five-Year High

Oct 25, 2013 2:52 PM

The AES celebrates its 65th anniversary this year, and capped the celebration with a five-year-high number of 18,453 registrants being tallied.

Jack Smedile Joins NAB Government Relations Team as VP

Oct 28, 2013 3:21 PM

Smedile spent four years working with Senate Commerce Committee member and Vice Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference Roy Blunt of Missouri.

Alliance for Women in Media Names Sylvia Strobel as Interim CEO

Oct 23, 2013 10:14 AM

Strobel is a past chair of the organization.

Peter Doyle Appointed VP of Broadcasters Foundation of America

Oct 24, 2013 2:12 PM

Doyle is known in broadcasting for his leadership of McGavren Guild, and subsequently other Interep initiatives, for more than 30 years.

Harris Broadcast Names Gargiulo President of Global Sales, Appoints Regional Leaders

Oct 7, 2013 10:50 AM

Of the four regional sales leaders, Chris Ziemer will lead the North America region.

Nielsen Completes Acquisition of Arbitron

Sep 30, 2013 9:46 AM

Arbitron is being rebranded Nielsen Audio and will be integrated into Nielsen's U.S. Watch business segment.

Wheatstone Releases AirAura X3 Version 3.6.7

Oct 25, 2013 2:32 PM

AirAura processors currently running software version 1.2 or higher can be upgraded to version 3.6.7 free of charge.

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