WBZ-TV announced that Editor Jim Murphy passed away suddenly earlier this week. The nearly 20 year TV veteran was beloved by his family, including his wife Stacy, son Gavin, and daughter Quinn, along with his many... Read More.
Promising future broadcasters receive money for college. July 14, 2021 (Dalton, MA) – The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) has awarded 11 scholarships to some of the most promising broadcast students in Massachusetts totaling $30,000 between its Student Broadcaster Scholarship and the Al Sprague Memorial Scholarship. Student... Read More.
One year ago, news broadcasts were filled with stories about ever-rising COVID cases and deaths along with pictures of protests by tens of thousands of angry Americans pushing for social justice. As we enter the summer months in New England, COVID cases continue to... Read More.
Nine legendary members of the broadcast community will be inducted into the 2021 Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame during a luncheon ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Boston Quincy Marriott... Read More.
A new version of the EAS Handbook for 2021 has been released by the FCC. This new version must be posted in place of the prior version. The handbook "summarizes the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities upon receipt of... Read More.
Building a Company with a Focus on Diversity and Inclusion Do you understand the difference between Diversity and Inclusion? Do you have a strong Diversity statement? In a webinar from Media Staffing Network's Laurie Kahn she will help you better understand, in layman's terms, how to... Read More.
Several new and returning programs are now open for MBA members in 2021. January 27 + 28 Rising Above Sales and Management Media Summit Featuring lessons from the best trainers in the business (Derron Steenbergen, Speed Marriott, Laurie Kahn, Bonnie Hagemann, Jamie Aplin, Jessica Jett-Hill, Joe Jordan,... Read More.
This is unlikely to be news to any of you given the events at the Capitol in Washington last week but the Radio Television Digital News Association, the National Association of Broadcasters, and other organizations supporting journalists have learned about credible threats to journalists... Read More.
By Jay Meyers President and CEO, Broadcast Management and Technology I truly learned about budgeting when I walked into a Department Head meeting at my first major market radio station a month after I became the program director. The general manager announced it was time... Read More.
Awards were virtually handed out to broadcast radio and television stations in nineteen categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association between Monday November 16 and Thursday November 19. During an hour-long streamed program on Thursday Executive Director Jordan Walton, outgoing MBA... Read More.
In order to avoid any confusion or commotion surrounding the upcoming election, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency along with the State Emergency Communications Committee has elected to perform November’s Required Monthly Test on MONDAY November 2, rather than the previously scheduled Tuesday, November 3. The... Read More.