WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) announced the winners of the 2018 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America dinner, held Tuesday, June 12 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Service to Community Award for Radio – Small Market: 
KTXY-FM Columbia, Mo., “Y107 Miracles for ...Read More
To assist journalists and help them even better cover the court system and law-related matters, The Missouri Press-Bar Commission has updated its popular resource - The News Reporter’s Handbook on Law and the Courts.   The most recent edition of the handbook is now available free for download and serves as a guide to reporting on criminal, civil and juvenile cases, as well as libel, the Sunshine Law, locating sources of information and ...Read More
From Radio Ink:   After a five-year review of U.S. copyright law, the House Judiciary Committee has introduced the Music Modernization Act. The Act will combine previously introduced legislation and reform music licensing laws. The goal is to reward creativity and encourage real innovation in the digital age. This new legislation should have very little impact on radio. Here are the key provisions in the legislation: The Act creates a blanket licensing ...Read More
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the 10 winners of the Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their outstanding year-round commitment to community service. The 2018 NAB Crystal Radio Award recipients listed below were chosen among 50 finalists who were honored at today's We Are Broadcasters Celebration. KFOR-AM Lincoln, Neb. WHKO-FM Dayton, Ohio KGSR-FM Austin, Texas WINS-AM New York City, ...Read More
KSHE FM in St. Louis recently celebrated its 50th anniversary as America’s oldest rock station thanks in great part to one of the pioneers of Album Oriented Rock . . . Sheldon “Shelley” Grafman. This year the Missouri Broadcasters Association is proud to announce that Shelley Grafman will be inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Hall of Fame.   Shelley was instrumental in the successful careers of several of today’s rock ...Read More
Broadcasters Mike Murphy and Bob Priddy will be inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2nd, at the Lodge of the Four Seasons at Lake of the Ozarks. The induction ceremony will be part of the 2018 Awards Banquet at the MBA annual convention.   Despite coming from humble beginnings in the town of Ottumwa, Iowa, Mike Murphy, who was born Michael Hervey, would go ...Read More
Attention Broadcast Students - Apply to take part in an amazing and exciting opportunity to learn from over 30 broadcasting professionals. The Missouri Broadcasters Association Radio Talent Institute will be held July 30-August 8, 2018.   What is the Missouri Broadcasters Association Radio Talent Institute?   • The National Radio Talent System is the only program of its kind in the world. It’s a system of Radio Talent Institutes on ...Read More
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  1. 2018 MBA Convention & Awards Banquet

    June 1 - June 2
  2. 2018 MBA Radio Talent Institute

    July 30 - August 8
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(Jefferson City)—They were the voices in the morning who told us the overnight news, the morning weather, and the sports scores. They entertained us and informed us throughout the day and into the night. They have been the unseen companions of Missourians for almost a century. The State Historical Society of Missouri has catalogued and archived hundreds of recordings gathered by The Missouri Broadcasters Association under the auspices of the ...Read More
From   In early 2017, NAB commissioned a project designed to help radio broadcasters better understand the way broadcast radio stations are displayed on automobile dashboards. This project was designed to analyze the current state of broadcast station dashboard identification and then develop a best practices guide that radio companies can adopt. The goal is for broadcast radio to embrace a more unified display style that will achieve a ...Read More
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