PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) – Today was a monumental day for the employees of CBS Pittsburgh Radio. The station welcomed one of the five FCC commissioners to their office.
Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai has a fascination and true love for AM radio. In a unanimous vote, President Obama proudly hired Commissioner Pai to the FCC in 2012.READ MORE: Community Leaders Offer Solutions To Curb Violent Crime In Pittsburgh
“AM radio is one of the areas where the FCC, to be honest, hasn’t concentrated a lot in recent years,” said Pai. “In fact, it’s been 22 years since we’ve looked at updating our rules.”
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Pai continues that AM radio has been a strong influence in his life from the beginning of his childhood.
He wants the public to know that there is someone in the FCC that supports and strives for the success of AM radio.