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Wiley to get DSA

Former Federal Communications Commission chairman Dick Wiley -- senior
partner and head of the communications practice at Wiley, Rein & Fielding
LLP and an ongoing force in the conversion to digital TV -- will receive the
National Association of Broadcasters' 'Distinguished Service Award' at its
annual convention in April.

Wiley -- a member of Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame and one
of the magazine's 100 'Men of the Century' in communications -- has also won
numerous awards for his nine-year service as chair of the FCC's Advisory
Committee on Digital Television, which spearheaded the effort to set a
digital-TV standard and begin the conversion process.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.