Broadcaster Access to Capital Virtual Symposium

Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment 

Federal Communications Commission

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 11:00pm

The symposium will feature broadcasters and lenders discussing how to obtain financing for broadcast station transactions in today’s challenging financial circumstances, as well as experts discussing the history of the previous broadcast tax certificate policy and the potential for a new tax certificate policy to increase broadcast ownership diversity. The symposium will also include presentations from Nielsen Global Media on ratings measurements for multi-ethnic broadcast stations, and a discussion of how small and diverse broadcasters can attract increased advertising revenue. Finally, Congressional staff members will provide updates on pending legislation intended to increase diverse media ownership.

See complete symposium agenda