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…

Industry News Roundup 03/20/24 – 03/26/24

NAB launches recruitment campaign “You Belong Here,” the NAB’s recruitment campaign, has officially launched. The “You Belong Here” campaign aims to recruit young people to the broadcasting industry and assist in the development of talent in young professionals. “‘You Belong Here’ is our commitment to growing and diversifying the broadcasting industry, and showcasing its wide…

Industry News Roundup 03/13/24 – 03/19/24

2024 NAB State Leadership Conference As the GAB is constantly working to secure to protect the rights of broadcasters, particularly in Georgia, the NAB works on a national level. Major interests of broadcasters and broadcast organizations in the 118th Congress include the AM for Every Vehicle Act; the Local Radio Freedom Act; protecting broadcasters from…

The GAB Celebrates 90 Year Anniversary

Join Us To Celebrate 90 Years of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters! To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Georgia Association of Broadcasters, the GAB is hitting the road! Over the next several months, the GAB will host a series of events across eight broadcasting markets in our great state of Georgia. Each event will…

Industry News Roundup 02/05/24 – 03/12/24

LRFA and AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act making progress As the GAB is constantly working to secure to protect the rights of broadcasters, particularly in Georgia, the NAB works on a national level. Major interests of broadcasters and broadcast organizations in the 118th Congress include the AM for Every Vehicle Act; the Local Radio…