OSD shares FDA Advisory on hand sanitizer

FDA Advisory Regarding Hand Sanitizer The Operational Services Division is sharing this information to help prevent exposure to a potential health risk associated with the use of certain hand sanitizers manufactured in Mexico. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued an advisory to... Read More.

James “Jim Sands” Samprakos has passed away at 86

From Morris, O'Connor, and Blute Funeral Home   James Samprakos “the famous Jim Sands “passed away suddenly on Friday, June 19th at the age 86. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Sweet) Samprakos of Dennisport, biological son of the late Barbara Droukos Galateros of Brockton and... Read More.

RTDNA publishes reporting guidelines amid protests

The Radio Television Digital News Association has shared a number of guidelines for news coverage surrounding the protests and civil unrest after the death of George Floyd. RTDNA Guidelines: Civil Unrest Whether to protest a police shooting, to... Read More.

Kyle Grimes named next President/GM at WCVB-TV

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.

COVID-19 resources for broadcasters

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 jordan@massbroadcasters.org or call me at 800-471-1875 with any questions,... Read More.

FCC Chair commends broadcasters

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.

April NAB Show in Las Vegas is off

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.