Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb is elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors. Wertlieb assumes the role from Beasley Media Group CEO Caroline Beasley, whose term expired.
Other results from the elections, which took place at the NAB Board of Directors meeting, June 11-12 in Washington, DC include David Santrella, president of Broadcast Media, Salem Media Group, being elected Radio Board Chair; Randy Gravely, president and CEO, Tri State Communications Inc., is elected Radio Board first vice chair; and Bruce Goldsen, president/co-owner, WKHM-AM/FM, WIBM, Jackson Works, Inc., is elected Radio Board second vice chair.
Urban One President/CEO Alfred Liggins is elected to the Radio Board's major group representative seat on the NAB Board's Executive Committee.
Additionally, Emily Barr, president and CEO, Graham Media Group, is elected as NAB Television Board chair; Ralph Oakley, president and CEO, Quincy Media, Inc., is elected as TV Board first vice chair; and Perry Sook, chairman, president and CEO, Nexstar Media Group, Inc., is elected TV Board second vice chair.
Brandon Burgess, Chairman and CEO, ION Media Networks, was appointed to the designated TV network seat on the NAB Board's Executive Committee.