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Community Broadcaster: Passing Community Media’s Torch
Posted by on October 21, 2017 at 12:07 am

Keeping community broadcasting’s future bright takes work […]

WFAE Uses NPR One to Better Connect with Listeners
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 9:12 pm

Lessons learned will be shared with other public radio stations […]

Engineers Stay Busy on Day Two of AES/NAB NY
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 9:12 pm

Bob Pittman saluted, podcast rages, off-site visits […]

CBS, Entercom Head In Opposite Directions To End Week
Posted by RBR-TVBR on October 20, 2017 at 8:08 pm

U.S. financial markets ended the week on a largely positive note, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 165.32 points, to 23,328.36, and the Nasdaq composite index gained 23.99, to 6,629.05. Helping the overall market with a big gain […]

Another Ask From iHeart For Its Private Exchange Offers
Posted by Adam Jacobson on October 20, 2017 at 7:43 pm

More than seven months ago, iHeartMedia's iHeartCommnications commenced private offers to eligible lenders under its Term Loan D and Term Loan E facilities to amend the existing term loans and exchange them for new securities of […]

CTA Warns of ATSC 3.0 ‘Chaos’ Without Modulation Standard
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 7:35 pm

There could be “chaos in the marketplace” and possible consumer rejection of the next-gen TV transmission standard according to the Consumer Technology Association if the FCC doesn’t provide regulatory certainty about how these […]

Would ‘Honest Ads Act’ Squelch Free Speech?
Posted by Adam Jacobson on October 20, 2017 at 7:31 pm

Democratic Senators Mark Warner and Amy Klobuchar, along with Republican co-sponsor John McCain, introduced legislation Thursday that would extend the FEC and FCC’s disclosure rules for broadcasters and other media to online ads. […]

Temporary Thaw For FCC TV Modification Applications
Posted by RBR-TVBR on October 20, 2017 at 7:30 pm

The Media Bureau is temporarily lifting a freeze imposed on the filing and processing of full power and Class A station applications—a move that it says "will help ensure the utility of an upcoming application filing window for secondary […]

Tedesco Replaces Shaw at WAWZ
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 7:01 pm

His new title is sales manager […]

Cumulus Names St. James to New Role in Massachusetts
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 7:01 pm

Re-signs Jameson for three more years in Minneapolis […]

A Five-Dollar Deal In The Gorge
Posted by RBR-TVBR on October 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm

On Thursday, prosecutors announced that they have filed reckless burning charges in the Eagle Creek fire in Oregon's Columbia River Gorge. The accused: A 15-year-old boy. High burns in the gorge were seen just to the west of Hood River and Parkdale, […]

Lynx Unveils Aurora(n) Line of Converter Interfaces
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 6:46 pm

Lynx Studio Technology is expected to roll out several new modules of its Aurora(n) line of A/D and D/A converter interfaces, with the first, the LM-DIG, coming out at the end of October. […]

Madeline Di Nonno to Address Women In Technology Luncheon
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 6:22 pm

Organizers of the 2017 SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition confirmed today that Madeline Di Nonno, CEO of the Geena Davis Institute of Gender in Media, will make a keynote presentation at the annual women in technology luncheon Oct. […]

Class A GM Expresses 3.0 Optimism
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 6:07 pm

Lucas Fry, general manager of WLFT, the Bethany Church-owned Class A low-power station in Baton Rouge, La., is bullish on ATSC 3.0. […]

System Consultant
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Riedel Communications is expanding their Systems Consulting team in Burbank, California. […]

Raycom-Run Hawaiian Station Sees DirecTV Disruption
Posted by RBR-TVBR on October 20, 2017 at 5:30 pm

For DirecTV subscribers across the Hawaiian islands seeking to view The Doctors at 7am or the 8am edition of Hawaii News Now Sunrise, there was nothing but darkness this morning. At midnight Eastern today, KFVE-9 in […]

Verizon Fires Back With Pai Letter On Univision Impasse
Posted by Adam Jacobson on October 20, 2017 at 4:56 pm

The company's SVP/Public Policy & Government Affairs, Kathleen Grillo, has fired back at Univision Communications some three days after its Spanish-language stations were yanked from all FiOs and Verizon mobile delivery systems. Grillo did […]

Sandra White Joins SAM as VP North America Sales
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 4:34 pm

Snell Advanced Media is hiring Sandra White as its new vice president of sales for North America. […]

Kentiger Updates the HY-502 Amp With the HY-V10
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 4:25 pm

Newer unit continues pedigree of the older unit, at much lower cost […]

There’s Always Room for Error
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 4:25 pm

Also: This is the time of year to prevent rodent infestation at your station […]

Broadcasters’ ‘Secret Sauce’ for Big Data
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 3:10 pm

The art of managing logging and compliance in today’s complex media landsca […]

NEP Switzerland Adds Broadcast Solutions OB Van
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Two vans are better than one for NEP Switzerland, as the company recently acquired the UHD 42 OB Van, a 4K/UHD unit from Broadcast Solutions GmbH; this is NEP Switzerland’s second Broadcast Solutions truck. […]

The ‘Broadcast Deal Myths Debunked’ Podcast: Episode 7
Posted by RBR-TVBR on October 20, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Doug Ferber of DEFcom Advisors LLC and Erwin Krasnow of Garvey Schubert Barer have created a special podcast series exclusively for RBR+TVBR members based on a series of articles centered on the topic “Broadcast Deal Myths […]

Encoding.com Launches Video QC Service in the Cloud
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 2:49 pm

Encoding.com has announced that it is pushing out a new Video QC as a Service offering in the cloud. […]

NAB NY Keeps Roots While Showcasing Industry Diversity
Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 2:02 pm

Since NAB acquired New York’s annual CCW and Satcom shows beginning in 2014, vendor representation, show programming and attendance numbers have considerably increased. […]

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