2018 GAB Hall of Fame Inductee Tim McVay

Tim McVay spent his entire career with Cox Television, the majority of which was in Atlanta. He moved up through the ranks of sales, sales management and station management in Dayton, Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Atlanta.  He recently ended his 39-year career at the end of 2017 after running Atlanta’s dominant #1 TV station, Channel…

2018 Hall of Fame Inductee Mary Jones

WJBF’s Mary Jones will be inducted into the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Jan. 25, 2018 after fashioning a nearly 50 year career in broadcasting. Jones, the local program director for the Augusta TV station, has spent her entire career at the station. No matter what her role, she has been actively…

2018 Hall of Fame Inductee Greg Davis

Greg Davis, the CEO and president of Davis Broadcasting, Inc., has been selected to be one of the 2018 Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame inductees. Davis, who founded Davis Broadcasting in 1986, has spent 39 years in broadcasting, most of those in Georgia. He was nominated by former GAB chairman and 2013 hall…

E. Lanier Finch Scholarship Winners

Five students have been selected as recipients of the E. Lanier Finch Scholarship, presented by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters: Sommer Stockton (Brenau University) Cheyenne Brown (The University of Georgia) Stanley Miller (The University of Georgia) Donovan Harris (The University of Georgia) Charlotte Norsworthy (The University of Georgia) Register here for the scholarship luncheon The scholarship provides financial assistance to deserving students who will carry on the tradition of excellence in Georgia’s broadcasting industry. The purpose of the scholarship is: To encourage a higher standard of professionalism in the broadcasting industry.…

Schedule for Jan. 25 Winter Institute

The schedule for the Winter Institute, which will take place on Thurs., Jan. 25, 2018: Breakfast with Counsel: 8-10 a.m. Extended session for broadcasters with Gary Schonman: 10:15-11:30 a.m. Georgia Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame reception, luncheon: 11:30 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Speed networking event for students, broadcasters: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Meet and greet for students, Caroline…

FCC’s Gary Schonman to Update Election-Year Issues at Winter Institute

An opportunity to get updated on legal issues facing broadcasters in 2018 will kick off the Winter Institute at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication when four experts gather on the panel at “Breakfast with counsel.” With four state-wide offices not returning incumbents in 2018 along with hotly contested primaries anticipated, strong political…