Massasoit to host Radio and Digital Media Arts Conference April 17

Massasoit Community College will be hosting the 3rd Annual Radio and Digital Media Arts Conference April 17th from noon-5PM.  The conference is open to the general public and combines panel discussions, workshops, and individual speakers.  Community broadcasters, high school students, area Read more »

MBA takes to Capitol Hill

Members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took to Capitol Hill in Washington DC recently to particpate in the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference. MBA Executive Director Jordan Walton, WCVB-TV President and General Manager Bill Fine, WWLP-TV Vice President Read more »

MA DPH “Organ Donation” campaign begins 3/19

The MBA’s latest Public Education Program (PEP) campaign for the Department of Public Health begins on March 19th and runs for six non-consecutive weeks, ending on Sunday May 20th.  This radio and TV campaign seeks to educate Bay State residents Read more »

Comprehensive list for upcoming online public file deadline

Comprehensive list for upcoming online public file deadline

Thanks to our friends at the North Carolina Association of Broadcasters and the firm of Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, and Leonard, the MBA is providing its members a comprehensive list of the items to be included in the online public Read more »

Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed Again

Confused About Paying Interns? The Rules Just Changed Again

By Scott R. Flick Pillsbury Law Back in 2015, I wrote a post on CommLawCenter discussing the prevalence of interns in the communications industry, and the Department of Labor’s crackdown on businesses illegally failing to pay their interns.  That crackdown began in Read more »

Majority of House backs Local Radio Freedom Act

Massachusetts Representatives Stephen Lynch, William Keating, Michael Capuano, Katherine Clark, and Seth Moulton are among the 220 members of the House of Representatives supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act.  The LRFA is a non-binding resolution that opposes “any new performance fee, Read more »

FCC releases initial report on 2017 nationwide EAS test

On December 7, the Federal Communications Commission released an initial report on the nationwide Emergency Alert System Test held on September 27 of 2017. In total, more than 19,000 radio and TV broadcasters, cable systems and other participants filed their Read more »

Beasley Radio Talent Institute June 4 – 18, 2018

Attention college students and recent graduates pursuing a career in radio! The National Radio Talent System will be conducting the Beasley Radio Talent Institute on the campus of Emerson College in Boston from June 4-18, 2018.  The Beasley Radio Talent Read more »

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