New in 2019, a Sound Bites Digital webinar series in conjunction with the Michigan Association of Broadcasters on the third Thursday of every month. These webinars will cover a variety of topics from sales and programming, to management and legal topics. Learn more: https://www.massbroadcasters.org/sound-bites-digital-third-thursday-webinars
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association joined the other 49 state broadcasters association in a letter asking the Senate to pass the Music Modernization Act (MMA). The bill would include language from the Senate Commerce Committee formalizing Congressional oversight over Department of Justice's review of the antitrust... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association (MBA) has awarded 21 scholarships to Massachusetts students totaling $33,000 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.
Radio and television members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took home 29 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards as determined by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA). According to the RTDNA, award winners "demonstrate the spirit of... Read More.
Members of the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association took to Capitol Hill in Washington DC recently to particpate in the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference. MBA Executive Director Jordan Walton, WCVB-TV President and General Manager Bill Fine, WWLP-TV Vice President and General Manager Bill Pepin,... 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.
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.
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.
When the MBA took to Capitol Hill, each conversation we had with our Congressional delegation focused on the local work that our stations take part in every day. Help us protect your license and your... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in support of a proposal to change the... Read More.
Please note a new mailing address for the MBA. This new address will ensure prompt processing of all Association mail. PO Box 857 Clark, NJ 07066
There follows an updated listing of the FCC proceedings in which the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association has jointly participated with other State Broadcasters Associations in 2016. This update provides the arguments which we advanced in strong support of the Commission’s elimination of the “paper” public... Read More.