MBA awards $34,000 in scholarships

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.

Entry window for Sound Bites 2019 is open

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.

Massachusetts stations shine at 42nd New England Emmy Awards

Dozens of MBA members from Massachusetts television stations were honored at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 42nd Boston/New England Emmy Awards Ceremony held at the Marriott Boston Copley Place on Saturday, June 15.The awards are “an incentive for the continued pursuit... Read More.

MBA members to #BroadcastGood on June 11

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.

Next National EAS test scheduled for Aug. 7

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.

FCC holding annual DIRS excercise 5/29 – 5/30

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.

Ten MA stations win regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

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.

Mass. Broadcasters Hall of Fame “Celebrity Auction” underway

The annual Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame "Celebrity Auction" has begun!  Help spread the word to your listeners or viewers about this fundraising effort that allows the Hall of Fame to continue it's mission to honor the Massachusetts broadcasting industry’s most noteworthy members, commemorate... Read More.

Next-Gen TV deployment planned for Boston in 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV – April 8, 2019 -- At the 2019 NAB Show, a broad coalition of broadcast television station groups – including both network owned-and-operated stations and affiliates, as well as public broadcasters -- today announced plans to deploy Next-Gen TV in the... Read More.