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…

Albany on the GAB’s 90th Anniversary Tour

Written By: Hailey Johnson The Georgia Association of Broadcasters continues to celebrate broadcasters statewide on their sixth 90th Anniversary Roadshow stop at the Northwest Library in Albany, Georgia! This event in Albany was hosted by Reese Furlow from WSWG and Madison Foglio from WALB-TV. Furlow serves as a sports director, covering all the local high…

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…

Recapping The First Half Of The GAB’s 90th Anniversary Tour

ATLANTA, Ga– The first half of the Georgia Association of Broadcaster’s (GAB) 90th Anniversary is complete. The association marked its 90th anniversary with a celebratory tour across various cities, including Gainesville, Columbus, Augusta, Athens, and Macon.   Each event featured the presentation of “Spirit Awards” to local broadcasting figures and community leaders, recognizing their contributions…

2024 GABBY Finalists

Atlanta, Ga– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce the individual finalists for the 2024 GABBY Awards. This year’s awards will be presented on Saturday, September 7th at the GAB’s Annual Convention, GABCON. The finalists listed below will either receive a GABBY or Merit award for broadcasting excellence in various categories. Finalists are…

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…