The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association is once again giving its member stations an opportunity to solidify the future of broadcasting by participating in the 2016-2017 MBA Student Broadcaster Scholarship Program. Each year the MBA awards... Read More.
Each year the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association files comments on numerous Federal Communications Commission proceedings on behalf of our members. The following is a list of the FCC proceedings in which the MBA jointly participated in 2015 thanks to Washington counsel of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw... Read More.
Last month the MBA held its fourth annual Sound Bites event at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center. This year’s annual meeting and mingling event featured dueling sales seminars, a keynote address from Greater Media Chairman and CEO Peter Smyth, music from Country... Read More.
MA stations receive accolades for work in news, sports, advertising and public service Medford, MA (November, 13 2015) – Awards were handed out to broadcast stations in twelve categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Association on Thursday, November 12 at... Read More.
There are a number of ongoing legislative issues facing broadcasters both in Boston and in Washington DC. For our television members we are facing an effort by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to end “exclusivity” rules for local broadcasters. The end of these rules... Read More.
A survey of Massachusetts licensed radio and television broadcasters following the September 16 FEMA Regional EAS test suggests that the majority of broadcast stations in the Commonwealth received and forwarded the "NPT" code test without incident. The... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with management from six Massachusetts television stations sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on October 8, asking the Chairman to reconsider his position to eliminate television exclusivity rules. The... Read More.
Sound Bites, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Associations Annual Meeting and Mingling Event is growing again in 2015!. We’ve dubbed this year the “Year of the Salesperson” and our seminars prove it. Sound Bites will feature a radio-specific sales seminar from RAB as well as a TV-specific... Read More.
Rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission on September 17 allowing broadcasters to disclose contest information online as opposed to on-air will not go into effect until at least December. As David Oxenford notes in his... Read More.