NAB TEAMS WITH DANIEL PEARL FOUNDATION
'HARMONY FOR HUMANITY' VIA RADIO
Radio PSAs Featuring Elton
John to be Aired by Local Radio Stations
Washington, DC - NAB has partnered with the Daniel Pearl Foundation
to promote Daniel Pearl Music Day, a series of concerts dedicated
global harmony. Musicians and radio stations around the world
will dedicate music to "Harmony for Humanity" and spread a
message of tolerance and respect on and around October 10.
NAB will distribute the Daniel Pearl Music Day public service
announcements to radio stations this week. Rock legend Elton
John provides the voiceover for the PSAs.
Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists last
year in Pakistan while reporting for The Wall Street Journal,
would have turned
40 on October 10. He was a gifted musician as well as a talented
"Radio is primarily about two things: music and service to community," said NAB
President & CEO Edward O. Fritts. "Daniel Pearl Music Day embodies both of those
traditions, and we are proud to partner on this worthwhile endeavor."
Pearl Music Day combines music with an important message of tolerance and respect
for all," said Foundation President and Daniel Pearl's father, Judea Pearl. "It's
great to see radio broadcasters support this message."
National Association of Broadcasters is a full-service trade association
that promotes and protects free, over-the-air local radio and
interests in Washington and around the world. NAB is the broadcaster's
voice before Congress, federal agencies and the courts. NAB also
serves a growing
number of associate and international broadcaster members. Information
about NAB can
be found at www.nab.org.
The Daniel Pearl Foundation, formed by Daniel's
family and friends, is a non-profit organization that promotes
through journalism, music and innovative communications. Information
about the foundation can be found at www.danielpearl.org.