WMAS PD Jim Raimo passes away at 51

James (Jim) A. Raimo, 51, of Enfield, beloved husband and best friend of Jennifer (Haupt) Raimo, and loving father of Lucy and Nora Raimo, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, September 17, 2020.Jim was born in Waterbury, son of... Read More.

NAB/RAB Radio Show Oct 5-9

The 2020 NAB/RAB Radio Show is headed online October 5th through 9th.Highlights include:Exclusive keynotes from Dave Ramsey, Rishad Tobaccowala and thought leaders shaping the future of media and advertising A CEO Town Hall... Read More.

Sound Bites headed online week of November 16

Dear MBA members, This year has brought an almost unfathomable number of challenges to our radio and television members and to our communities.  COVID-19, civil unrest, a growing antagonism towards journalists, and an exceptionally divisive election cycle have made all of our jobs more difficult.It... Read More.

NAB releases new #WeAreBroadcasters PSAs

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of new spots recognizing the importance of local radio and TV stations in delivering important news and information to their communities.The new spots highlight the role local broadcasters have played in providing fact-based reporting... Read More.

FCC Eliminates Radio Duplication Rule

WASHINGTON, August 6, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today adopted a Report and Order eliminating the radio duplication rule for both the AM and FM services. The rule restricts the duplication of programming on commonly owned broadcast radio stations operating in the same service and... 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 UnrestWhether to protest a police shooting, to... Read More.