DAVID DONOVAN

NEW YORK STATE BROADCASTERS SELECT INDUSTRY VETERAN DAVID DONOVAN AS NEXT PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Albany, NY: The Board of Directors of the New York State Broadcasters Association,
Inc., (NYSBA) has selected David L. Donovan to serve as President and Executive
Director. Donovan succeeds Joseph A. Reilly who is retiring after 31 years of
distinguished service to the industry.

Dave Widmer, President and General Manager of the Long Island Radio Group, Inc.,
who headed the search team stated, “After an exhaustive search, we are delighted
Mr. Donovan will serve as the next President of NYSBA. As a former FCC official and
President of the Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc. (MSTV), he brings
to Albany more than twenty five years of broadcast regulatory expertise. He has the
right combination of industry knowledge and executive trade association experience.”

Incoming President David Donovan stated, “I am honored for the opportunity to serve
the radio and television stations of New York. These stations have a distinguished
record of serving their communities. Local service remains the key as we confront
new competitive and regulatory challenges. I look forward to working with Sr. Vice
President Richard Novik and the entire New York team and build on the solid foundation
laid by Joe Reilly.”

Since 2001, Donovan served as President of MSTV, the leading technical trade association
for the broadcast television industry and helped lead the transition from analog
to digital transmission. From 1990 to 2001, he served as Vice President of Legal and
Legislative Affairs for the Association of Local Television Stations. He occupied a number
of legal positions at the Federal Communications Commission from 1983-1989,
and served as the media advisor to former FCC Commissioner James H. Quello.

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