Call for Entries

The entry window for this year’s Sound Bites Awards is open!

*Please note the NEW URL for awards entry*

We’re using in 2017 so get your best work ready!  Awards will be handed out at Sound Bites 2017, the MBA’s Annual Learning, Meeting and Mingling event this Fall!

Entry fees:  $25 per entry for members, $40 for non-members


Eligible entries will have aired on an over-the-air broadcast property eligible for full MBA membership between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.  Log on to to upload entries.  Creating a new account is easy.

Video entries for radio and TV MUST be uploaded to YouTube, Vimeo or another video hosting website, then submit that URL on

Deadline: August 24

Download the 2017 Call for Entries

All entries are due by 11:59 PM on Thursday, August 24.

Above and Beyond Award Nomination Form

Your nominee for the “Above and Beyond” Award should show an instance where he/she went the extra mile for their station. Whether it’s an engineer who trudged through the snow, sleet and rain to keep the station on the air or an on-air personality that stayed on the air for a long period of time during an emergency. Anyone that is employed by an MBA member station can be nominated.

“Above and Beyond” Award Nomination forms will be uploaded to like all other MBA Broadcasting Awards entries.

Broadcaster of the Year Nomination Form

A nominee for Broadcaster of the Year should display an outstanding commitment to his/her job. Show unwavering dedication to the evolution of broadcasting, breathe life into his/her work by being creative and enthusiastic and be committed to the community.

Broadcaster of the Year nominations are FREE and forms should be emailed directly to by August 24, 2017.

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