FCC Activates DIRS In Response To Hurricane Florence

(UPDATE): Thursday, September 21st, 2018 DIRS HAS BEEN DEACTIVATED IN ALL COUNTIES IN GEORGIA.  FCC PUBLIC NOTICE   ATLANTA, GA–   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) staff today announced the activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System (DIRS) in response to Hurricane Florence. The FCC requests that communications providers that provide service in any of the…

C-Band Registration Funds Available

ATLANTA, Ga– The National Association of Broadcasters has announced that SES, a C-band satellite operator, is offering to reimburse broadcast stations for the cost associated with the FCC filing fee required for C-band dish registration. The NAB strongly urges stations to take advantage of this opportunity and register all C-band earth station dishes promptly while funding…

Georgia Ties in Newly Elected NAB Board

ATLANTA, Ga– NAB Liaison to the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Board of Directors, Randy Gravley has been re-elected Chair of the NAB Radio Board. Gravley is also the President/CEO of Tri State Communications. Gravley says, “I’m very humbled to have been unanimously re-elected as the Chairman of the NAB Radio Board for a second term. …

June 12th #BroadcastGood

  ATLANTA, GA–   On June 12th 2018, the NAB is asking all TV and radio stations across the nation to #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 programs need to be…

Summer Intern Spotlight

Please join us in welcoming our two interns for the summer, Luke Wiese and Garrett Chapman! Luke Wiese The University of Georgia 1. I love to play guitar, piano and sing. 2. I am a fourth year student at the University of Georgia pursuing a degree in Marketing as well as a certificate in Music…

Passing of GAB Chairman’s Father

 ATLANTA, Ga–   It is with deep regret that the Georgia Association of Broadcasters informs you of the passing of current GAB Chairman Dennis Jones’ father, Dennis Jones. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this time.    “His funeral is scheduled for this Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Floral Hills…

The Georgia Association of Broadcasters Unveils Details for the 2018 Beasley Media Group Radio Talent Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: McKenzie Lewis Communications Coordinator 770-395-7220 mlewis@gab.org The Georgia Association of Broadcasters Unveils Details for the 2018 Beasley Media Group Radio Talent Institute Atlanta, GA (April 25, 2018): The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) is pleased to unveil details for the 2018 Beasley Media Group Radio Talent Institute. The…