Industry News Roundup 05/08/24 – 05/14/24

May Regulatory Dates May 13 – Deadline for filing reply comments for the the FCC’s January Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in which it proposes to require TV and radio stations to file reports with the FCC regarding station operational outages in the FCC’s Network Outage Reporting System (NORS) database and on their operating status during…

Industry News Roundup 05/01/24 – 05/07/24

WANF-TV announced as nominee of prestigious Peabody Award Atlanta News First (ANF) has been announced as a nominee of the prestigious Peabody Award for their investigative series “The Sixth.” The Sixth investigates the Atlanta prison system’s failure to provide a speedy trial, ensured by the sixth amendment. Previously, the series was recognized by Columbia University.…

Industry News Roundup 04/24/24 – 04/30/24

WALB celebrates 70 years of serving the Albany community From breaking news coverage to First-Alert Weather days and all of the highs and lows in between, WALB-TV has been there for the Albany community for the past 70 years. On April 19, 2024, WALB News 10, celebrated 70 years as a television station. James H.…

Industry News Roundup 04/17/24 – 04/23/24

2024 NAB Show kicks off in Las Vegas The 2024 NAB Show, hosted by the National Association of Broadcasters began this past weekend in Las Vegas. Taking place from Friday April 12 through Wednesday April 17, the NAB Show hosts broadcasters from across the world to network, learn, explore and plan. According to a report…

Industry News Roundup 04/10/24 – 04/16/24

FCC adopts FM Geo-Targeting The FCC has officially adopted the long-debated FM Geo-Targeting. FM Geo-Targeting aims to allow stations to, “air geo-targeted content for a portion of their broadcast hour using localized boosters,” according to a report by RadioInk. Since it was first proposed, the technology had been debated for the benefits and harms it…

First Stop of The GAB’s 90th Anniversary- Macon, GA

Broadcasting Excellence Celebrated at Georgia Association of Broadcasters’ 90th Anniversary Event In Macon Macon, Georgia – April 10, 2024 – The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) marked a significant milestone as it celebrated its 90th anniversary in a star-studded event held in Macon, Georgia. With 70 esteemed guests in attendance, the afternoon was a testament…

Industry News Roundup 04/03/24 – 04/09/24

Ray Carter retires after 40 years of broadcasting After 40 memorable years, Ray Carter, VP and General Manager of WSB-TV Atlanta, has officially entered retirement. During his tenure as a broadcaster, Carter has served in positions throughout the newsroom at stations across the country. For the last 4 years of his career, Carter has acted…

Industry News Roundup 03/27/24 – 04/02/24

GAB celebrates Hall of Fame inductees at evening ceremony On March 22, 2024, five incredible broadcasters joined the ranks of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place on Friday evening at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. The evening ceremony honored: Lee Burger WBHF-AM Cartersville Kim Gusby WSAV-TV Savannah Lorenzo…