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.
Massachusetts Representatives Joseph Kennedy III, Jim McGovern, Seth Moulton, Richard Neal and Niki Tsongas have recorded Public Service Announcements through the National Association of Broadcasters Congressional PSA Campaign. The NAB has offered this opportunity to our members of Congress for the last 30 years... Read More.
New England states will be participating in a voluntary test of the Emergency Alert System this fall. The test will send a National Periodic Test (NPT) message through IPAWS.The test, issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA),... Read More.
There are few things scarier in broadcasting than staring down a large FCC fine. Simple, easy to overlook violations with your studio or public file can mean fines in the tens of thousands of dollars. The solution to sleepless nights, tossing and turning and... Read More.
For Immediate Release: Contact: Jordan Walton Executive Director 800-471-1875 jordan@localhostMedford, MA (June 9, 2015) – With the recent announcement that the Federal Communication Commission’s Boston field office will remain open, the following statement can be attributed to Jordan Walton, Executive Director of the Massachusetts... Read More.
Reserve your space today for the MBA Job Fair, taking place on Wednesday, April 22 in the Bordy Theater at Emerson College in Boston. The Fair will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.... Read More.