SBAs pen letter supporting local journalism

State broadcasters associations representing all fifty states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urging the passing of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA). The LJSA would provide local... Read More.

FREE Poynter webinar series for news rooms

The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association is thrilled to bring another set of Poynter Institute webinars FREE to newsrooms across the Bay State as part of our ongoing Sound Bites Digital series.  The time is now to register for any of the upcoming webinars including "Reporting... Read More.

Call for entries into 2021 Sound Bites Awards

One year ago, news broadcasts were filled with stories about ever-rising COVID cases and deaths along with pictures of protests by tens of thousands of angry Americans pushing for social justice.  As we enter the summer months in New England, COVID cases continue to... Read More.

New EAS Handbook and National EAS Test deadlines

A new version of the EAS Handbook for 2021 has been released by the FCC.  This new version must be posted in place of the prior version.  The handbook "summarizes the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities upon receipt of... Read More.

Don’t get “Socked in the Shorts”

By Mark Levy, Revenue Development Resources Hold on, hold on – it’s not what you think! February 15th is Presidents’ Day. Beside a well-deserved day off, this day also means that selling time for the week will be shorter - 20% shorter. And shorter... Read More.

Several MBA programs open for 2021

Several new and returning programs are now open for MBA members in 2021. January 27 + 28 Rising Above Sales and Management Media Summit Featuring lessons from the best trainers in the business (Derron Steenbergen, Speed Marriott, Laurie Kahn, Bonnie Hagemann, Jamie Aplin, Jessica Jett-Hill, Joe Jordan,... Read More.