The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) has awarded 21 scholarships to Massachusetts students totaling $34,000 between its Student Broadcaster Scholarship, Families in Broadcasting Scholarship and the Al Sprague Memorial Scholarship. Student Broadcaster Scholarships are given to students pursuing a career in over-the-air broadcasting and enrolled in... Read More.
Each fall the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association recognizes examples of the best over-the-air television and radio in the state with its annual Sound Bites Awards. The window for entry is now open through Thursday August 22nd. It's time to gather your best work that aired from... Read More.
Nine major figures in radio and television will be inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame at its annual Induction and Awards Luncheon on Friday, September 27, at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel. They are: Marjorie Arons-Barron, the retired long-time former WCVB-TV, Boston,... Read More.
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation and the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association are celebrating the "Service to America Awards" in 2019 by taking to social media to highlight... Read More.
A new full-day event from the NAB and RAB during the 2019 Radio Show: NAB and RAB are excited to announce the all-new Tech Tuesday at this year’s Radio Show, which will take place September 24-27 at the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, Texas. Tech Tuesday... Read More.
In a filing to the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Emergency Management Agency notified the FCC that it has selected Wednesday, August 7 as the next date for a national EAS test. From the filing: In accordance with the provisions set forth in CFR 47, Part... Read More.
May 23rd at 2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT Every year Jacobs Media conducts the radio industry’s largest online survey, Techsurvey. Join me and Bob Kernen, COO of jācapps for our free webinar. Find out what we learned from Techsurvey 2019 that can help your radio station... Read More.
From the National Association of Broadcasters: On May 29-30, 2019, the FCC will hold an annual exercise of the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS). DIRS is a voluntary and convenient way to inform the FCC, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other government agencies... Read More.
Operators who have digitally streamed sound recordings that were recorded before February 15, 1972 (“pre-1972 recordings”) should be aware of an upcoming deadline—July 8, 2019. For anyone who was previously carving pre-1972 recordings out of royalties paid to SoundExchange, this is the date by... Read More.
Massachusetts radio and television broadcasters were well represented when the Radio Television Digital News Association announced the regional winners of their Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards honor "outstanding achievement in broadcast and digital journalism, technical expertise and adherence to RTDNA’s Code of Ethics." Winning... Read More.
As of March 1, 2018, all radio and television stations were required to transition their public inspection file to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) online public file system. However, despite the year-old deadline, a substantial number of broadcasters have not yet activated their... Read More.