Kyle I. Grimes, president and general manager since 2016 of WGAL-TV, Hearst Television’s market-leading, powerhouse NBC affiliate serving the Lancaster-Harrisburg-Lebanon-York, Pennsylvania, television market, has been appointed president and general manager of the company’s flagship, WCVB-TV,... Read More.
Joan S. Greenberg died of complications linked to Covid-19 on May 10, 2020. Born December 14, 1938, she was the only surviving child of Minna Levine Greenberg and Edward Greenberg of Providence, RI, and, later, Newton, MA.... Read More.
From Paradis-Givner Funeral Home: John I. ʽJack’ Flynn, 86, Noted Worcester-area media and community personality NORTH OXFORD—Well-known Worcester-area broadcaster and corporate executive Jack Flynn signed off for the last time on April 28, 2020, at the age of 86. The son of Irving and Cecelia Flynn,... Read More.
The Governor and First Lady Lauren Baker announced today the launch of the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund, which will help support essential frontline workers and vulnerable populations across the state, including Massachusetts residents and immigrants facing homelessness, food insecurity, and loss of critical... Read More.
The MBA has created a COVID-19 resource page on MassBroadcasters.org to aggregate resources for broadcasters during the coronavirus pandemic. Please check back often as the page will be updated continuously throughout this ordeal. As always, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 800-471-1875 with any questions,... Read More.
WASHINGTON, March 17, 2020—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai held a conference call yesterday with television and radio broadcasters and broadcaster trade associations to thank broadcasters for their efforts to educate the American people about the coronavirus pandemic and discuss additional ways that broadcasters... Read More.
For radio and television broadcasters, our commitment to the communities we serve is unmatched in the media landscape. Given recent news and escalation of the Coronavirus in the United States and in Massachusetts in particular, it is more important than ever for the state's... Read More.
On March 11, the NAB announced that it's annual NAB Show in Las Vegas would not take place in April. Below is a letter from NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. The NAB is exploring alternate options.
From Bill Velez of the Radio Music Licensing Committee: As you should be aware, RMLC’s antitrust litigation against GMR remains ongoing. As a result, GMR recently agreed to offer extensions of its interim licenses that are... Read More.
Technology Presentations, Tips ‘n Tricks, Networking, Lunch & Prizes! Every year Nautel hosts a pre-NAB Radio Technology Forum for over 300 broadcasters. Listen to notable industry speakers and Nautel personnel as they discuss broadcast transmission best practices, challenges and technology trends. Then network with your... Read More.
On the heels of a number of important wins for broadcasters in Washington in 2019, members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took to Capitol Hill last week during the National Association of Broadcasters' annual State Leadership Conference. Making the trip to DC were MBA... Read More.