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2022 MBA Award Finalists Announced!

The following MBA member stations are finalists in the 2022 MBA Awards contest. There were nearly 900 award entries in 29 categories this year, making it one of the most competitive years on record! First place and certificate of merit awards will be presented at the annual MBA Awards Banquet on Saturday, June 11th at The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake of the Ozarks. Congratulations to all of our award winners listed below! Read More

MBA Holds Job Fair at MCMA/MBEA Conference

The Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) and the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association (MBEA) held a conference on Saturday, April 9th on the beautiful campus of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. We were excited to be part of a job fair, which allowed us to meet some very bright and inspiring students who are studying a variety of broadcast and journalism-related fields! Thank you to the MCMA and MBEA for hosting the conference, Read More

MBA to Honor Hall of Fame Inductees with Special Banquet

For the first time ever, the MBA is honoring our Hall of Fame inductees with their own special banquet, ceremony, and reception – separate from the annual MBA Awards Banquet, which will be held the following evening. The Hall of Fame Banquet is set for Friday, June 10th at The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake of the Ozarks. The banquet will be followed by the induction ceremony, Read More

INDUSTRY NEWS

FCC Sets Comment Dates for Geo-Targeted Content on FM Booster Stations

Courtesy TLP Law

On May 5, 2022, the FCC published in the Federal Register a Media Bureau Notice seeking to refresh the record on a December 1,

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FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for May Open Meeting

Courtesy TLP Law

On April 28, 2022, the FCC released the Tentative Agenda for the May Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday,

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FDA Regulations Regarding E-Cigarettes and Tobacco Products

Godot Has Arrived:
The FDA Tobacco Deeming Rules Update
By: Gregg Skall
There has been a tremendous amount of information and opinion lately about teen use of vaping.

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Chairwoman Rosenworcel Announces Staffing Changes

Courtesy TLP Law

On April 4, 2022, the Chairwoman released two announcements related to staffing changes in Chairwoman Rosenworcel’s office.  First, the Chairwoman announced that her Acting Chief of Staff,

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FCC Releases Tentative Agenda for April Open Meeting

Courtesy TLP Law

On March 31, 2022, the FCC released the Tentative Agenda for the April Open Meeting, scheduled for Thursday,

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FCC Publishes Order Updating Radio Technical Rules In Fed. Reg.

Courtesy TLP Law

On March 18, 2022, the FCC published in the Federal Register the Report and Order (“Order”) adopting updated technical rules for the broadcast radio services,

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