NEW ATSC BOARD MEMBERS BEGIN SERVICE IN JANUARY

Four new ATSC board members begin service in January, elected in November to three-year terms:

–Ira Goldstone (Univision)

–Richard Friedel (Fox)

–Sam Matheny (Capitol Broadcasting/WRAL)

–Glenn Reitmeier (NBC Universal)

Additionally,

James Kutzner (PBS) was re-elected to serve a second term on the Board of Directors.   He will also continue to chair Technology Group 3 (TG3) on the development of ATSC 3.0.   Other current directors whose terms continue in 2013  include Lynn Claudy (NAB), Mark Eyer (Sony), Brett Jenkins (LIN Media),  Brian Markwalter (CEA),  Andy Scott (NCTA),  Bob Seidel (CBS), Dave Siegler (Cox Media Group),  Peter Symes (SMPTE), John Taylor (LG Electronics), and Yiyan Wu (CRC, representing IEEE.)

The ATSC thanks retiring board members whose terms expire at the end of 2012, including current Chairman John Godfrey (Samsung) Jay Adrick (Harris),  Tony Caruso (CBC), Craig Todd (Dolby Laboratories), and Wayne Luplow (Zenith, representing IEEE.)