Steven Newberry Elected To BMI Board
Broadcast Music Inc. elected Steven W. Newberry to its board of directors at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday in Nashville. Newberry is the president-CEO of Commonwealth Broadcasting Corp., a radio group with 22 stations throughout Kentucky.
Re-elected as members of the board along with Newberry are: Del R. Bryant, president-CEO, BMI; Amador Bustos, president, Bustos Media Holdings;and Philip A. Jones, president, Cabo Tres Publishing and PAJ Publishing. All will serve terms that will expire in 2016.
Newberry is past joint board chairman of the National Association of Broadcasters, as well as former chair of NAB’s Radio board of directors and NAB Political Action Committee. He was also president of the Kentucky Broadcasters Association.
He has also served as a member of the National Board of Trustees of America’s Public Television Stations, as well as chairman of the Authority for Kentucky Educational Television.
In addition, Newberry is currently a member of the International Broadcaster Idea Bank.