The FCBA Mass Media and Video Programming & Distribution Committees will co-sponsor a CLE on Thursday, January 27 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET entitled Broadcast Ownership and Diversity: Current Rules and Perspectives on the Future. This program will be held virtually via the Zoom platform.
The FCBA has applied for 2.0 hours of MCLE credit from the VA Bar. This program has not yet been approved.
If you have any issues, please contact Elizabeth Hagerty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:00 – 1:05 p.m. Welcome and Introduction
1:05 – 1:50 p.m. Current FCC Broadcast Ownership Rules
Members of FCC staff will provide an overview of the existing radio and television ownership rules; the outcome of the Supreme Court’s decision in FCC v. Prometheus Radio Project; and the pending Public Notice updating the record in the 2018 Quadrennial Review proceeding.
Chad Guo, Attorney-Advisor, Industry Analysis Division, Media Bureau
William Durdach, Attorney-Advisor, Industry Analysis Division, Media Bureau
1:50 – 3:00 p.m. Perspectives on Broadcast Ownership Next Steps
Representatives from the broadcast industry and public interest organizations will share their views on the state of the industry and what the FCC should do going forward with regard to media ownership and diversity.
Eve Klindera Reed, Partner, Wiley
Danielle Davis, Tech and Telecom Policy Counsel, Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council
Emily Gomes, Assistant General Counsel, National Association of Broadcasters
James Winston, President, National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters
Robert J. Folliard, III, Senior Vice President – Government Relations & Distribution, Gray Television
Matt Wood, Vice President of Policy and General Counsel, Free Press
Cost: $135.00 for Private Sector Members; $95.00 for Non-Profit 501c3 Members; $50.00 for Government/Academic/Transitional/Retired Members; No charge for Law Student Members; $205.00 for Non-Members