A plan to close up to 16 Federal Communications Commission field offices, including the office in Boston, has many in the radio and television industry worried. Broadcasters fear that the FCC’s ability to investigate and solve... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association is proud to bring back the Families in Broadcasting Scholarship, created to specifically benefit the children of broadcasters! The MBA is offering up to ten, one-time, $1,000 scholarships to the children of MBA members.In order to be eligible the student... Read More.
In their annual trip to Washington DC, members of the Massachusetts Association of Broadcasters took to Capitol Hill to educate our Congressional delegation about ongoing issues facing radio and television broadcasters.This year, Bill Fine, General Manager from WCVB-TV, Tom Raponi, General Manager of WFXT-TV,... Read More.
The Families in Broadcasting Scholarship is a unique opportunity for the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association to strengthen the broadcasting community in the Bay State. Each year we offer up to ten, $1,000 scholarships to the children of our members, regardless of their area of study. ... Read More.
Each year the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association jointly files various comments with the FCC with other state broadcasters associations. The following is a summary of filings from January 1, 2014 to the present.These examples of advocacy before the FCC illustrate how vigorous the MBA and... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association joined with many other State Broadcasters Associations in expressing concern that certain aspects of the US Forest Service’s current and proposed permitting process violate the First Amendment by imposing a “prior restraint”... Read More.
Never in human history have there been so many choices for entertainment. In 2015, consumers will face an unprecedented number of options when it comes to how they spend their time. Want to listen to music? There’s broadcast radio, internet radio, podcasts, CDs, vinyl(!),... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasting Awards presented at ‘Sound Bites’ 2014 saw the most diverse group of stations winners to date. Overall, forty-one first place and merit awards were handed out in from 146 entries over twelve categories. A full list of winners can be found... Read More.
Stepping aboard the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association as the new Member Coordinator is local videographer Brittany Debelis.After four years in the United States Navy, Brittany returned home to her native New Hampshire to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. Her professional experiences include interning at Florentine... Read More.
This year’s version of Sound Bites, the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association’s Annual Meeting and Mingling event, was the most successful to date. Just fewer than 180 Massachusetts Broadcasters packed the Verve Hotel in Natick for an afternoon of seminars and an evening of mingling, food,... Read More.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Washington counsel, the law office of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman has released its biennial election night guide for broadcasters.The guide provides a Presidential election fact sheet, 2012 election results along with all of the major races, nationwide.Download the election guide