GAB-DC Counsel FCC Incentive Auction Watch July 31 2014

GAB members regularly receive updates on the regulatory environment and ongoing deadlines from our Washington, DC Counsel at Wilkinson Barker Knauer.  Here is the a latest update from Associate Kevin T. Ryan: At the Minority Media & Telecommunications Council’s Access to Capital conference on July 29, FCC commissioners discussed the agency’s designated entity rules.  Commissioner…

GAB Radio Talent Institute Kicks Off at Grady

UGA’s Grady College and the Georgia Association of Broadcasters have teamed up with radio industry veteran Dan Vallie to create the GAB Radio Talent Institute. The institute begins this Monday, June 16th and continues through June 25th. Students attending this summer had to apply and be accepted into the institute. Industry veterans, such as Sanders…

Governor Deal Signs Georgia First Informer Broadcast Act

GAB President Bob Houghton, GAB Legislative Committee Members, GBI, GEMA, and GAB Member Broadcasters and staff members joined Governor Nathan Deal in his office as he signed the Georgia First Informer Broadcast Act into law April 24. During times of emergency the public turns to their local broadcast radio and TV stations for updates and…