Dear Members & Friends,
Welcome to 2018 and to our website! A new year brings new leadership to the Nevada Broadcasters Association (NVBA). Veteran Broadcaster Mitch Fox has come on board to serve as our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mitch has served in the broadcast industry for more than 30 years. He spent much of his career in Las Vegas working in Public Broadcasting and most recently was Nevada State Director for the Porter Group, a Washington D.C.-based lobbying firm.
Under Fox’s leadership, the NVBA Board and Staff will continue its mission to promote and advocate for governmental policies that benefit our member stations and to maintain a leadership role in our state, ensuring a vibrant and successful future for local television and radio.
The NVBA relies on the grassroots leadership and strength of our member stations and we thank you all for your continued support and for allowing us to serve your stations and the industry at large as we move through the remainder of 2018.
Viola Cody, Chair
I am truly honored and privileged to serve as the New Chairman of the Nevada Broadcasters Association. I have been on the board for over 10 years and worked in broadcasting for over 30. I first began my career in broadcasting as a News Producer, Reporter, Anchor and News Director. From there I went on to broadcast sales, became a Sales Manager and am currently the General Manager for Entravision Reno, overseeing one radio and three television stations.
I come with a true love of Broadcasting. Broadcasters along with their news organizations, promotions departments and public service teams continue to be relevant, providing our local communities with critical news information, programming and entertainment content that often improve the quality and purpose of our lives.
As Chairman I plan to direct and lead the NVBA team consisting of our CEO & President, Board of Directors and Staff, as we continue to advocate policy on behalf of our association member stations and the broadcasting industry at large.
I have confidence in our NVBA team knowing that we will continue to fulfill our mission, strengthen our membership and prosper as a Broadcaster’s Association.
Chair of the Board
The Nevada Broadcasters Association mission is to “Promote and Advocate for Nevada’s Broadcasters, while serving the public. This is a big statement that carries a lot of responsibility and we have never been more committed to the great state of Nevada and the public in which we serve.
The NVBA is the voice for Nevada’s radio and television stations. The NVBA protects the interest of our member stations as well as our industry in the state and federal governments. We have a commitment to our members to constantly improve profitability, ensure journalistic integrity, maintain compliance and spotlight important issues that effect our state and the communities we serve.
“The only security of all is in a free press. The force of public opinion cannot be resisted when permitted freely to be expressed. The agitation if produces must be submitted to. It is necessary to keep the waters pure.”
Thomas Jefferson to Lafayette, 1823
We continue to grow and set new standards for the broadcasters of Nevada and the nation. It is necessary that the Nevada Broadcasters keep the water pure.