2019 Hall of Fame Inductee: Condace Pressley

Condace Pressley is an award-winning journalist and member of the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame.  As Director of Community Affairs for Cox Media Group Atlanta, Condace oversees CMG Atlanta’s community efforts across all media platforms, including WSB TV, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and CMG’s four radio stations. Many radio listeners are familiar with Condace’s as…

2019 Hall of Fame Inductee: John Weatherford III

John Weatherford III is an Emmy and Telly award-winning producer with more than 50 years of experience in radio, television, audio and digital media.  John’s current work includes producing, writing and narrating documentaries and selected projects for domestic and international clients.       John was Senior Vice President and General Manager and then Chief Operating Officer for…

Get to Know Richard Griffiths, President of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation

On January 24th, 2019, Richard Griffiths will be honored by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters and the DiGamma Kappa Broadcast Society with the “Distinguished Achievement Award in Broadcasting and Cable For Exceptional Service.” Griffiths will be the keynote speaker at the annual banquet hosted by the two organizations. Richard T. Griffiths currently serves as President of the Georgia First…

2018 Year in Review

A letter from GAB President, Bob Houghton As we approach the end of 2018, I would like to take a few moments to reflect on some of the accomplishments from this year in broadcasting. Gordon Smith, President and CEO of the The National Association of Broadcasters sent out an end of the year letter this…

2018 GABBY and Merit Winners

BEST OF THE GABBY’S RADIO (AA) WDUN RADIO (A) WUGA TV (AA) WSAV TV (A) WSB-TV BEST USE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS GABBY (RADIO AA) WDUN- MITCH CLARKE MERIT (RADIO AA) WLHR- ANDREW HORNICK GABBY (RADIO A) WABE- DIGITAL TEAM MERIT (RADIO A) WCGQ- CHELSEA HUDSON, DAMON FREE, MIKE KELLY, DAVE ARWOOD GABBY (TV AA) WSAV-…

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…

Greg Davis Jr. and Geniece Granville Make List of Future African American Leaders in Radio

ATLANTA, Ga– Greg Davis Jr., Vice President and Market Manager of Davis Broadcasting in Atlanta and Geniece Granville, Vice President of Davis Broadcasting Inc in Columbus have been named to Radio Ink’s List of “Future African American Leaders in Radio.”  The Georgia Association of Broadcaster’s President, Bob Houghton would like to congratulate Greg Davis Jr.,…