The GAB Connects with State Representatives During Recess Period

ATLANTA, GA– On Monday July 22, 2019, the Georgia Association of Broadcasters hosted Congressman Rob Woodall (R-GA 7th District) in their Brookhaven office to discuss the state of broadcasting in Georgia and look ahead to upcoming legislature that could affect the industry. “The Georgia Association of Broadcasters, they represent all of the broadcasters in the…

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2019 Ditty-McLemore Award Recipients

ATLANTA, Ga– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Angelo Ditty – Frank McLemore Engineering Award. James Gay Tom Giglio Bob Helbush These three individuals met and exceeded the GAB’s nomination criteria for this award. They have each spent 20+ years as a broadcast engineer with the majority of…

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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…

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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,…

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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.)…

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