NAB Produces Congressional PSA Campaign
Program features record 244 members of Congress and their family members
June 28, 2013
Congressional PSA Campaign will distribute more than 800 public service announcements
featuring members of Congress and their families to television and radio
stations nationwide. The free spots focus on social and health issues pertinent
to each lawmaker’s district or state.
campaign featured 244 members of Congress (or family members), a participation
“For more than
25 years, this campaign has made it possible for lawmakers and their family
members to directly address issues of concern to local communities,” said NAB
Executive Vice President Dennis Wharton. “Public service is the hallmark of
local broadcasting, and NAB urges radio and television stations across America
to air these important pro-social messages.”
The PSAs will be
distributed throughout each relevant district or state for broadcasting through
the end of 2013, with some offered in Spanish. Topics included breast cancer
awareness, cancer prevention, cyber bulling, distracted driving, fire
prevention, mental health, support for returning veterans and volunteerism.
The spots can be
downloaded at the NAB Congressional PSA website. Additional information,
including satellite coordinates and time code for the four Congressional PSA
satellite feeds, is available
television dubs, email
or call (202) 429 5350.
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