The application window is now open for MAB’s annual fellowship (professional education) grants for employees of MAB member stations, equipment grants for nonprofit stations, and the grant for the NAB Executive Development Seminar. Here are the application forms and instructions:
Fellowship ~ Equipment ~ NAB EDS
These are fillable Word documents.
The deadline to submit a completed application is February 29, 2016.
Congratulations to our 2015 Broadcast Achievement Award winner, Jon Van Hoogenstyn, newest Maine Broadcasting Hall of Famers Rob Caldwell and Ben Haskell, the winner of the 2015 Commitment to Community Award, WHSN-FM, and all the winners of our News and Creative Awards! Here is a list of the N&C award winners. Here is an order form for personal plaques.
Here is a 2016 legal and regulatory calendar for broadcasters from our friends at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman in Washington.
Here are the agreement and instructions for the Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program. NEW in 2015: MAB pays 80% of the inspector’s fee for member stations in good standing, up from 50% in 2014 and prior years. Protect your license for only $100!
The FCC is cracking down on unauthorized use of EAS tones in commercials and other content. Here is their Enforcement Advisory on the topic.