Edward F. Perry, Jr. named MBA 2014 Broadcaster of the Year

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Edward F. Perry, Jr., radio personality and owner of WATD-FM “The South Shore’s Radio Station” in Marshfield, Massachusetts was named the 2014 Broadcaster of the Year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA). The award was presented at Sound Bites, the Read more »

2014 Sound Bites Awards held by MBA

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Awards were handed out to broadcast stations in twelve categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Association on Wednesday, October 29th at The Verve Crowne Plaza, where comedian Bob Marley provided the entertainment for the evening. Read more »

MBA finds first year success in paid interns

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The first year of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association’s Paid Internship Program is in the books and by all accounts it was largely successful for both our participating stations and interns. The MBA awarded seven internships to member stations from all Read more »

MBA Awards 21 Scholarships in 2014

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Each year, the MBA is pleased to hand deliver 21 scholarships to deserving students. Ten students are awarded a $1,000 Families in Broadcasting Scholarship, created to aid employees at member stations as their children pursue higher education. Students were required Read more »

Broadcasters work to preserve retrans

Broadcasters work to preserve retrans

Following efforts from television broadcasters across the country, “Local Choice”, along with other potentially harmful amendments to the Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act (STAVRA) were removed or modified during a Senate Commerce Committee mark up session on September Read more »

Sound Bites speaker lineup announced

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Each year, the MBA’s annual Sound Bites event begins with two concurrent seminars, one specifically for the sales department, and a second, usually for programmers and jocks. This year, the sales seminar will be hosted by Dave Burke from Burke Read more »

MBA Joint Management Seminar successful

Mark Levy leads the discussion at the MBA/NHAB Management Seminar

Earlier this month the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, held the first-ever joint seminar aimed at strengthening management skills among their members.  Survey results suggest that the most at the session walked away with Read more »

MBA Joint Management Seminar successful

Mark Levy leads the discussion at the MBA/NHAB Management Seminar

Earlier this month the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with the New Hampshire Association of Broadcasters, held the first-ever joint seminar aimed at strengthening management skills among their members.  Survey results suggest that the most at the session walked away with Read more »

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