The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of the Broadcast Resource Hub, a comprehensive one-stop-shop for resources, tools and information on the most relevant issues impacting local radio and television stations. The online portal provides access to various resources created by... Read More.
This fall, we will recognize the best examples of local broadcasting across nineteen categories with the 2020 Sound Bites Awards. The entry window is... Read More.
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.
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.
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 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.