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The Buffalo Broadcasters Association is pleased to welcome New York State Broadcasters Association President and Executive Director David L. Donovan to the upcoming BBA Luncheon with Congressman Chris Collins on Monday, May 11th at The Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo.

David came to Albany with more than twenty-five years of broadcast regulatory experience in Washington, DC and has served two terms on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Spectrum Management Advisory Committee. He was recently appointed to the FCC’s Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council.

From 2001 to 2011, he served as president of the Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc. (MSTV), the leading engineering and technical trade association of the television industry.

In addition, David served as the Vice President for Legal and Legislative Affairs for the Association of Local Television Stations (ALTV) from 1990 to 2000.

He worked with the NAB and successfully lobbied for a TV station’s right to must-carry and retransmission consent. Joining the Federal Communications Commission in 1983, he occupied a number of important legal positions at the agency and was directly involved in revising content regulations as well as the ownership rules for radio and television. David also served as the chief media advisor for the Honorable James H. Quello for three years.

An attorney, David is licensed to practice in Massachusetts and before several federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He earned his JD from the Suffolk University Law School in Boston and received an MA in communications and a BA in political science from the University of Massachusetts (Amherst).

We are thrilled to have David join us!

Don’t miss this important and informative luncheon. The cost is $25 per person.  Register here.

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