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.
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.
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 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.
For radio and television broadcasters, our commitment to the communities we serve is unmatched in the media landscape. Given recent news and escalation of the Coronavirus in the United States and in Massachusetts in particular, it is more important than ever for the state's... Read More.
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.
From Bill Velez of the Radio Music Licensing Committee: As you should be aware, RMLC’s antitrust litigation against GMR remains ongoing. As a result, GMR recently agreed to offer extensions of its interim licenses that are... Read More.
Technology Presentations, Tips ‘n Tricks, Networking, Lunch & Prizes! Every year Nautel hosts a pre-NAB Radio Technology Forum for over 300 broadcasters. Listen to notable industry speakers and Nautel personnel as they discuss broadcast transmission best practices, challenges and technology trends. Then network with your... Read More.