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Huizenga Adds Name to Local Radio Freedom Act

Huizenga Adds Name to Local Radio Freedom Act

The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA), a resolution to oppose “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations, now has 158 cosponsors in the House and 18 in the Senate. The Resolution is expected to garner broad bipartisan support, as in the previous Congress where it attracted nearly 260… read more

Do You Know About Broadcast Compliance?

When you need to recruit candidates for an open position, Broadcast Compliance Services lets you determine precisely where your job postings go on a local, regional or national level. Then you can easily monitor, document and report your EEO efforts. The BCS system even helps you complete the FCC’s electronic filing form. Broadcast Compliance Service… read more

Bruce Goldsen Re-elected to NAB Radio Board

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced on March 29 that Bruce Goldsen, President and Co-Owner of Jackson Radio Works, had been re-elected to another term on the NAB Radio Board, representing Michigan Broadcasters.  The new two-year terms of the elected board members will begin in June of this year. Goldsen was inducted into the… read more

Advertising for CBD – Safe for Broadcasters?

Via David Oxenford:  “In the last few months, we probably have had more questions about advertising for CBD products than any other topic. At this point, CBD products seem to be sold in nearly every state in the country, and discussions about CBD’s effectiveness seem to be staples on national and local television talk programs…. read more

Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Local Radio Freedom Act in House, Senate

A bipartisan coalition of 124 Members of Congress have joined together to introduce resolutions in the House of Representatives and the Senate opposing “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA) signals Members of Congress’s opposition to any potential legislation that would impose… read more

Steven Karl Meuché: 1944-2019

The MAB has learned that former WKAR Director of Broadcasting Steven Meuché, passed away January 23. at age 74. He received both a B.A. and M.A. in telecommunications from Michigan State University. He spent his career, beginning in 1965, at MSU, where he eventually became the general manager of WKAR radio stations and director of… read more

Discount for MAB Members to Cyber Security for Broadcasters Retreat

Send your engineering, IT or security leader to the only cybersecurity conference targeted specifically to the needs of broadcasters. And take advantage of a State Association Member Discount on registration. It’s the Cyber Security for Broadcasters Retreat, February 20-21, 2019 in Orlando, FL. TVNewsCheck’s Cybersecurity for Broadcasters Retreat gathers engineering, IT and security managers to… read more