MA stations receive accolades for work in news, sports, advertising and public service Awards were handed out to broadcast radio and television stations in fourteen categories at the Sound Bites Awards sponsored by the Massachusetts Broadcaster’s Association on Thursday, November 2 at the Framingham... Read More.
Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey has co-signed a bipartisan letter from Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) to Senate leadership advocating for no changes to the deductibility of advertising in any tax reform. The letter... Read More.
On Monday October 16, the Joint Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing that included H.762 "An Act Providing Against Compelled Disclosure of Certain Information by the New Media" also known as the "Free Flow of Information Act. Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Executive Director Jordan Walton,... Read More.
WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him in the position until March 31, 2023, NAB Joint Board Chair Caroline Beasley announced today. Smith joined NAB... Read More.
The Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers awards cash scholarships each Spring and Fall to junior, senior and graduate engineering students who have an intention to pursue a career in telecommunications engineering. Through its Scholarship Committee, AFCCE also administers... Read More.
In the Matter of Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative, MB Docket No. 17-105. Joint Reply Comments filed August 4, 2017. The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, in combination with state broadcasters associations across the country, filed extensive Joint Reply Comments in this proceeding, which is aimed at... Read More.
Nine distinguished individuals will be inducted into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame at its 11th annual Induction and Awards Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Boston Marriott Hotel in Quincy. Slated for induction are (alphabetically): 7NEWS’ Byron Barnett Retired Channel 38 General Manager Dan Berkery KISS... Read More.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced on May 19, a proposal to add an alert option to the nation’s Emergency Alert System (EAS) to help protect our nation’s law enforcement officers. Called... Read More.
Join the Conversation About Reporting on Race April 12, 2017 | Newseum | Washington, D.C. 12:30 p.m. ET Awareness in Reporting Live Stream Begins Local radio and TV broadcasters are part of the communities they serve. During times of... Read More.
Last week, members of the MBA Board of Directors Bill Fine (WCVB-TV), Bill Pepin (WWLP-TV) and Chairman Carl Strube (WNBP-AM), counsel Jim Smith, and Executive Director Jordan Walton took to Capitol Hill to advocate for our radio and television members. Meetings... Read More.