FCC Reopens and Announces New Filing Date

*UPDATE* 1/30/19 The Federal Communications Commission released another Public Notice announcing another extension for filing dates late Tuesday, January 29th. The deadline for all public inspection quarterly submissions that were due on January 10th as well as any other filings that were required to be placed in a station’s Online Public Inspection File between January…

2019 Hall of Fame Inductee: Yvonne “Dodie” Cantrell Bickley

Dodie Cantrell-Bickely has over 30 years of experience in television news. Over the years she has held positions including anchor, investigative reporter, executive producer, news director and now lecturer. Cantrell-Bickley graduated with a BAS in Organizational Leadership from Mercer University, a MAP in Public Administration from Georgia College and State University and a MFA in…

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…

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. …

GAB Day at the Capitol Recap

ATLANTA, GA– The Georgia Association of Broadcasters hosted the second annual, GAB Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 31st. Building off our successful event in 2017, the GAB arranged an even bigger and better event for this year. The day began with a light breakfast at 8:00 AM with speakers from 8:30 to 11:00. …