Jordan Wertlieb Elected NAB Joint Board Chair

In addition, Emily Barr becomes TV chair and David Santrella was elected radio chair.

Jordan Wertlieb

Jordan Wertlieb, president of Hearst Television, was elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced Wednesday. Wertlieb takes over from Caroline Beasley, CEO, Beasley Media Group, whose term expired.

Emily Barr, president-CEO, Graham Media Group, was elected as NAB Television Board chair. Ralph Oakley, president-CEO, Quincy Media, was elected as TV Board first vice chair, and Perry Sook, chairman, president and CEO, Nexstar Media Group, was 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.

Emily Barr

David Santrella, president of Broadcast Media, Salem Media Group, was elected Radio Board chair by the NAB Radio Board. Randy Gravely, president-CEO, Tri State Communications, was elected Radio Board first vice chair, while Bruce Goldsen, president/co-owner, WKHM-AM/FM, WIBM, Jackson Works, Inc., was elected Radio Board second vice chair.


Alfred Liggins, CEO-president, Urban One, was elected to the Radio Board’s major group representative seat on the NAB Board’s Executive Committee.

The board elections took place at the NAB Board of Directors meeting, held June 11-12 in Washington.

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