Weekly Industry News Roundup 07/02/24 – 07/08/24

FCC’s nationwide test reveals AM/FM radio as most reliable re-transmitter of EAS The FCC has recently released a report based on the nationwide EAS test completed by the commission in October 2023. As broadcasters continue their fight for AM radio, the report provides positive evidence of AM/FM radio being the most reliable re-transmitter of the…

Industry News Roundup 06/25/24 – 07/01/24

NEW AM Radio spots from the NAB As part of its ongoing advocacy of adopting the AM for Every Vehicle Act, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has released new spots. The NAB’s AM Radio Toolkit provides stations with access to necessary promotional tools urging congress to act now on adopting the bill and ensuring…

Weekly Industry News Roundup 06/18/24 – 06/24/24

2024 Southeast Regional Emmy Awards On Saturday, June 15, 2024, the 50th Annual Southeast Emmy Awards took place at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta. Hosted by Atlanta’s own Monica Pearson and Jorge Estevez, the occasion was a celebration of broadcasting excellence from the southeast chapter serving Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Asheville, North…

Industry News Roundup 06/11/24 – 06/17/24

Atlanta stations awarded at Celebration of Service to America Awards Three Atlanta stations received recognition last Tuesday evening, June 4, in Washington D.C. Recognized for its Acts of Love campaign, Salem Media Group’s 104.7 The Fish received the Service to Community Award for Radio Large Market. The Acts of Love campaign began in 2006 as…

Industry News Roundup 05/28/24 – 06/03/24

AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act of 2024 advances in the House  Previously H.R. 3413, the revised bill H.R. 8449, also known as the AM for Every Vehicle Act of 2024, has advanced to receive a voice vote in a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee. The bill, which was first introduced in 2023 as S.1669,…

Industry News Roundup 05/15/24 – 05/21/24

CMG to host 3rd annual Radiothon with esp Athens Thursday May 16 – READ MORE AM for Every Vehicle Act achieves Senate Supermajority The fight to preserve access to AM radio through vehicles continues to gain momentum as the Energy and Commerce Committee holds a hearing on the matter. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair…