Radio veteran Candy O’Terry named 2015 MBA Broadcaster of the Year

Candy O

Medford, MA (November, 13 2015) – Candy O’Terry, respected Boston radio personality and advocate for women in media, was named the 2015 Broadcaster of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA). The award was presented at Sound Bites, the Read more »

2015 Sound Bites Awards held by Massachusetts Broadcasters Association


MA stations receive accolades for work in news, sports, advertising and public service Medford, MA (November, 13 2015) – Awards were handed out to broadcast stations in twelve categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Association Read more »

Advocacy efforts a constant for MBA

Advocacy efforts a constant for MBA

There are a number of ongoing legislative issues facing broadcasters both in Boston and in Washington DC. For our television members we are facing an effort by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to end “exclusivity” rules for local broadcasters.  Read more »

MA stations fare well during FEMA EAS test


A survey of Massachusetts licensed radio and television broadcasters following the September 16 FEMA Regional EAS test suggests that the majority of broadcast stations in the Commonwealth received and forwarded the “NPT” code test without incident. The test, the second Read more »

Sound Bites 2015 set for November 12


Sound Bites, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Associations Annual Meeting and Mingling Event is growing again in 2015!. We’ve dubbed this year the “Year of the Salesperson” and our seminars prove it.  Sound Bites will feature a radio-specific sales seminar from RAB Read more »

New England First Amendment Institute to be in Dedham 10/18-10/20


The New England First Amendment Institute will be held October 18 through 20 in Dedham, MA.  This annual three-day investigative journalism workshop is provided to 25 New England journalists at no cost and features an All-Star faculty of reporters, editors, attorneys and Read more »

Several MA reps record NAB PSAs

Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA 1st)

Massachusetts Representatives Joseph Kennedy III, Jim McGovern, Seth Moulton, Richard Neal and Niki Tsongas have recorded Public Service Announcements through the National Association of Broadcasters Congressional PSA Campaign.  The NAB has offered this opportunity to our members of Congress for Read more »

MA to participate in regional EAS test


New England states will be participating in a voluntary test of the Emergency Alert System this fall.  The test will send a National Periodic Test (NPT) message through IPAWS. The test, issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will be the Read more »

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