MA to participate in regional EAS test

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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 »

NAB releases new creative for “We Are Broadcasters”

NAB releases new creative for “We Are Broadcasters”

Two years ago, NAB launched the We Are Broadcasters campaign to educate lawmakers on the unique importance of free, local broadcasting. To date, nearly 1 million spots have been aired by stations across the country.  If your station is participating, Read more »

Get your ABIP inspection!

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There are few things scarier in broadcasting than staring down a large FCC fine.  Simple, easy to overlook violations with your studio or public file can mean fines in the tens of thousands of dollars.  The solution to sleepless nights, Read more »

Revised FCC plan will keep Boston field office open

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Last week Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler released a statement about his revised plan to keep fifteen FCC field officers open instead of the original plan, which called for only eight.  The Boston field office is now among those Read more »

MBA RELEASES STATEMENT ON FCC’S BOSTON FIELD OFFICE REMAINING OPEN

MBA RELEASES STATEMENT ON FCC’S BOSTON FIELD OFFICE REMAINING OPEN

For Immediate Release: Contact:  Jordan Walton Executive Director 800-471-1875 jordan@massbroadcasters.org Medford, MA (June 9, 2015) – With the recent announcement that the Federal Communication Commission’s Boston field office will remain open, the following statement can be attributed to Jordan Walton, Read more »

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 »

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