MA DPH “Organ Donation” campaign begins 3/19

The MBA's latest Public Education Program (PEP) campaign for the Department of Public Health begins on March 19th and runs for six non-consecutive weeks, ending on Sunday May 20th.  This radio and TV campaign seeks to educate Bay State residents that no age is... Read More.

MBA to create pirate radio database for MA

The MBA is committed to the identification and elimination of illegal pirate radio stations throughout Massachusetts.  In order to fully understand the scope of the problem and to aid the Federal Communications Commission in tracking down and silencing pirate operators, we ask our membership... Read More.

MA Broadcasters have productive trip to nation’s capital

A group of owners and General Managers representing the over-the-air television and radio broadcasters of Massachusetts took to Capitol Hill recently as part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference. The MBA visited with Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren along with Representatives... Read More.

MA stations fare well during FEMA EAS test

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.

MA Television Stations send letter on Exclusivity Rules

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.

Several MA reps record NAB PSAs

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.

MA to participate in regional EAS test

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.

MBA recognizes some of the best in MA broadcasting

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.