20Nov

FCC Releases Form 177 Auction Application Instructions

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[membersonly] On Thursday, the FCC today released a Public Notice with instructions for filing Form 177, the application for licensees of full-power and Class A TV stations to participate in the reverse auction. As a reminder, the FCC recently extended the application filing deadline, so the filing window now begins at noon Eastern Time on December 8, 2015 and […]
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17Nov

Mentorship Program

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[membersonly] Localism is a cornerstone of the broadcast industry and our California radio and television stations are committed to serving their communities. One of the most important ways to help our young professionals and prepare a future workforce is through the power of mentoring. Go back to your first internship or job. Did someone within […]
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14Oct

Performance Tax Action Alert

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[membersonly] musicFIRST, the record labels’ advocacy group, has announced that it will undertake a major grassroots initiative today, Wednesday, October 14, to host meetings between artists and legislators in their districts during the congressional recess.   NAB needs our help reaching out to members of Congress today to remind California congressional members of the vital […]
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23Sep

Exclusivity Rules Round 2

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[membersonly] Last month FCC Chairman Wheeler published a blog that called for the elimination of exclusivity and non-duplication rules. We responded by traveling to DC to meet with the Commissioners and staff to highlight the impact their changes would have on local stations and their ability to serve their communities. As a result of those […]
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21Sep

Performance Tax Update

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[membersonly] We currently have 212 members of the House of Representatives signed on as a supporter of local radio and a co-sponsor of HCR 17. We still need at least 6 additional co-sponsors to achieve a majority of the House. Today and tomorrow members of the House Judiciary Committee will be participating in a “Listening […]
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15Sep

Small Market Television Exchange Scholarship Availability Extended

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[membersonly] The 2015 edition of the Small Market Television Exchange (SMTE) will be held October 8th -10th in Austin, Texas. This event presents unique leadership strategies, success stories, fresh thinking and sales promotion ideas that you can use to increase sales. The mantra of the Small Market Television Exchange (SMTE) is “win”. The theme of this year’s […]
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