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Beltway Briefings: STELAR

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With the scheduled expiration of satellite law (STELAR) quickly approaching at the end of this year, get up-to-date on what’s happening at NAB and in the U.S. Congress and what you can do to help serve the interests of local viewers and communities. This 30-minute live webcast is an exclusive NAB member benefit. Beltway Briefings are available on-demand for NAB members following each live presentation.

Leading this discussion is Anne Frenette, NAB's vice president of Education. Joining Anne are Shawn Donilon and Grisella Martinez from NAB’s Government Relations department

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Contributors

  • Anne Frenette

    Anne Frenette is Vice President of Education for the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). Anne and her team develop in-person and online educational content for select NAB events and conferences and NAB's distance learning platform, Broadcast Education. Anne joined NAB in 2005 as director of Television Programs and Initiatives. Later, as vice president of Television Operations, she managed all aspects of the NAB Small Market Television Exchange (SMTE), developed and executed award programs to recognize current and future broadcast industry leaders and created content for the NAB Show Broadcast Management Conference. Anne is also project director for the NAB Leadership Foundation’s annual Celebration of Service to America Awards. Prior to NAB, Anne was with (then) Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) for nearly a decade where she worked in various roles. Anne is a graduate of the University of Maryland.

  • Shawn Donilon

    Shawn Donilon serves as a vice president of Government Relations for the National Association of Broadcasters. Shawn joined NAB in 2013 and, over the course of more than five years, has worked closely on all television and radio issues before the Congress, including video carriage, music licensing, tax, appropriations and spectrum policy. Shawn previously served as Legislative Director and Counsel to Rep. Charles F. Bass (R-NH), a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, advising the Congressman on incentive auction legislation and communications and technology law and policy issues. Prior to joining Rep. Bass’s staff, he consulted on a major media transaction reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission. Shawn holds an undergraduate degree in economics from Duke University and a J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School.

  • Grisella Martinez

    Grisella Martinez serves as Vice President of Government Relations at the National Association of Broadcasters. She is a trusted resource for Members of Congress and their staff on broadcasting issues and also has long-standing expertise on issues related to immigration, homeland security and appropriations. She previously served as policy director for the House Democratic Caucus under Chairman Xavier Becerra (D-CA). Prior to her tenure on the Hill she worked for both the National Immigration Law Center and the National Immigration Forum, where she was the director of Policy and Legislative Affairs. Grisella holds an LL.M. from Washington College of Law at American University, a J.D. from Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, and a B.A. in English and Political Science from James Madison University. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS).

November 21, 2019
Thu 1:00 PM EST

Duration 0H 30M

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