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
Each year, the MBA is pleased to hand deliver 21 scholarships to deserving students. Ten students are awarded a $1,000 Families in Broadcasting Scholarship, created to aid employees at member stations as their children pursue higher education. Students... Read More.
MADISON, WI – In response to [yesterday's] STELA reauthorization bill introduced by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06), the following statement can be attributed to NASBA President Michelle Vetterkind, on behalf of NASBA and its State Broadcasters Association members.
Between STELA (Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act) reauthorization, continued speculation about the broadcast television spectrum auction and performance rights issues for radio, Washington, D.C. is a busy place for broadcasters. On June 10, the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a “clean” STELA reauthorization bill that... Read More.
Each year, the MBA’s annual Sound Bites event begins with two concurrent seminars, one specifically for the sales department, and a second, usually for programmers and jocks. This year, the sales seminar will be hosted by... Read More.