Longtime broadcaster Lucien “Lou” Dumont, passes away at 90

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Lucien “Lou” Dumont, an early generation broadcaster whose career spanned more than seven decades, passed away on May 7, 2015 in Hyannis, Mass. Born in Haverhill, Mass. in Nov. 16, 1924, he was the oldest son and second oldest child Read more »

MBA Job Fair to be held at Emerson College 4/22

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Reserve your space today for the MBA Job Fair, taking place on Wednesday, April 22 in the Bordy Theater at Emerson College in Boston. The Fair will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The deadline to reserve space is Read more »

Radio continues to push for unlocked FM chips

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Those in radio have advocated for the universal unlocking on FM chips in smart phones that would allow consumers to listen to free, over-the-air FM radio.  While the notion of a Congressional mandate for unlocking the chips has passed, Congress Read more »

FCC plan calls for drastic cut to staff and offices

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A plan to close up to 16 Federal Communications Commission field offices, including the office in Boston, has many in the radio and television industry worried.  Broadcasters fear that the FCC’s ability to investigate and solve interference disputes as well Read more »

Families in Broadcasting Scholarship window is open!

2014 Families in Broadcasting Scholarship winner Andrew Hannon, whose father Mark is the Market Manager for CBS Radio - Boston.

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association is proud to bring back the Families in Broadcasting Scholarship, created to specifically benefit the children of broadcasters! The MBA is offering up to ten, one-time, $1,000 scholarships to the children of MBA members. In order Read more »

The MBA visits Washington on your behalf

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In their annual trip to Washington DC, members of the Massachusetts Association of Broadcasters took to Capitol Hill to educate our Congressional delegation about ongoing issues facing radio and television broadcasters. This year, Bill Fine, General Manager from WCVB-TV, Tom Read more »

MBA Families in Broadcasting Scholarship apps available!

2014 Families in Broadcasting Scholarship winner Andrew Hannon, whose father Mark is the Market Manager for CBS Radio - Boston.

The Families in Broadcasting Scholarship is a unique opportunity for the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association to strengthen the broadcasting community in the Bay State.  Each year we offer up to ten, $1,000 scholarships to the children of our members, regardless of Read more »

Summary of 2014 MBA FCC filings

Summary of 2014 MBA FCC filings

Each year the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association jointly files various comments with the FCC with other state broadcasters associations.  The following is a summary of filings from January 1, 2014 to the present. These examples of advocacy before the FCC illustrate Read more »

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