FCC Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality

The FCC voted on Thursday to roll back the rules regarding net neutrality put in place in 2015 under President Obama. The vote split along party lines with the two Democratic members – Jessica Rosenworcel and Mignon Clyburn – voting no while the Republican members – Michael O’ Rielly and Brendan Carr along with Chairman…

Global Music Rights litigation update

Global Music Rights (GMR) is a relatively new group representing songwriters in licensing their copyrighted music, much like ASCAP, BMI and SESAC.  GMR has signed agreements to represent numerous artists including Bruce Springsteen, Bruno Mars, Pharrell Williams, some of the Beatles, Eddie Vedder, and Drake.  Most radio formats are therefore impacted by GMR’s widespread representation…

GAB Welcomes New Chairman of the Board

ATLANTA, Ga– In the Monday, December 4th board meeting, GAB welcomed Dennis Jones as the new Chairman for the upcoming year. The Georgia Association of Broadcasters would like to thank  Jeff Dudley for his past year of service as Chairman of the Board. Jones is heading into his tenure with the mission statement, “We are storytellers……

Sponsorship Information for Career Day

UGA JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATION CAREER DAY 2018 Thursday, Feb. 8, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. University of Georgia, Athens Campus What is the UGA Journalism and Mass Communication Career Day?  Career Day connects companies and organizations with students seeking internships and jobs in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, film, production,…

Career Day

Career Fair Description This event is presented in partnership with the Georgia Association of Broadcasters and Grady College. This day-long event connects companies and organizations with students seeking careers in digital, print and broadcast journalism, creative mass media, media sales, advertising and public relations. Students who attend are typically seeking internships and full-time positions. Employers…

2018 Hall of Fame

GAB Now Accepting Broadcasting Hall of Fame Nominations For 2018 Nominations deadline is December 15th   ATLANTA – The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) is accepting nominations for the 2018 GAB Hall of Fame induction class. The nomination process is open to any and all Georgia Broadcasters, active and retired. Consideration for this honor is…