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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
State broadcasters associations representing all fifty states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico signed a letter to House and Senate leadership this week urging the legislative bodies to pass legislation to provide relief to local media in any upcoming coronavirus aid packages. The letter called for... 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.