2019 National EAS Test

The FCC has extended the deadline for ETRS Form One. FEMA has announced that the 2019 National Periodic Test (NPT) will issued Wednesday, August 7 at 2:20 PM EDT (18:20 GMT). The alternate date is Wednesday, August 21, 2019.   The Bureau also announced that the EAS Test Reporting System (ETRS) is open and accepting 2019…

On June 11th #BroadcastGood

ATLANTA, GA–  On June 11th 2019, the GAB in partnership with the NAB is asking all TV and radio stations across the nation to once again #BroadcastGood and tell our stories over the airways as well as every other distribution platform. Ideas as simple as a Public Service Announcement, to as complex as a major fundraising program,…

GAB Meeting with Governor Kemp

ATLANTA, Ga– On Wednesday, June 5 GAB President, Bob Houghton, GAB Chair, Holly Steuart, and Chairman-Elect, Velvet Perry met with Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp. GAB representatives were able to discuss the organization’s mission and goals with Governor Kemp as well as the GAB’s valuable relationship with state agencies through the Public Education Partnership Program (PEP.)…

GAB Statement on HB 734

ATLANTA, GA– Read GAB Chair, Holly Steuart’s Statement On April 2, 2019, during the final hours of the Georgia General Assembly Legislative Session, Andrew Welch, (R-McDonough) authored House Bill 734. Sponsored by five other Georgia Representatives, this bill would amend Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia to create a state Journalism Ethics Board.…