NAB Ups Ahmed To Media Relations VP

The association’s director of media relations, Zamir Ahmed, is promoted. He will shape messaging for NAB communications in the public policy arena and serve as an occasional spokesman in dealing with trade and consumer press.

The association’s director of media relations, Zamir Ahmed, is promoted. He will shape messaging for NAB communications in the public policy arena and serve as an occasional spokesman in dealing with trade and consumer press.

NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton announced today that Zamir Ahmed, NAB director of media relations, has been promoted to vice president of media relations.

Ahmed joined NAB in February 2011 as manager, media relations, following a two-year stint as deputy press secretary for the House Committee on Small Business. He began his career in Washington as an intern in the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) in 2008.

Ahmed was promoted to senior manager, NAB media relations in July 2014, and director of media relations in July 2016.

As vice president, media relations, Ahmed will shape messaging for NAB Communications in the public policy arena and serve as an occasional spokesman in dealing with trade and consumer press. He will continue to report to Wharton and will work closely with Ann Marie Cumming, NAB SVP, Communications.

“We’re pleased to reward Zamir for his loyalty to NAB, his intellect and strong work ethic, and his excellent writing skills,” said Wharton. “He’s a terrific asset to our organization and to free and local broadcasting.”

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Ahmed holds a B.A. in English from Middlebury College, and has the distinction of making an appearance as a Jeopardy contestant in 2014.


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