Important Reminder: Activate and/or Update Your Online Public Inspection File   As of March 1, 2018, all radio and television stations were required to transition their public inspection file to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) online public file system. However, despite the year-old deadline, a substantial number of broadcasters have not yet activated their online public file or have failed to keep their public file up-to-date.   These stations are ...Read More
The MBA is proud to present 2019's Hall of Fame inductees. Please see the attached press release. (more…)
Missouri Press Bar produced two videos on the laws and regulations surrounding the press inside courtrooms, specifically with cameras and recording equipment. We have uploaded both of these videos to our YouTube channel, and invite all Missouri broadcasters to check out this fantastic information. The first video offers a quick primer on what the law actually says, while the second video presents the matter from the perspective of judges. [wpdevart_youtube]oZVCK3QmQ5w[/wpdevart_youtube] ...Read More
It's time for broadcast students and radio interns to apply for the 2019 Radio Talent Institute, which returns to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, July 29th - August 7th.  Registration Deadline is March 29th! The Radio Talent Institute is a fantastic opportunity for radio interns and broadcasting students to learn from dozens of radio professionals. This intense 10-day program allows students to immerse themselves in learning, and was created ...Read More
Upcoming Events
  1. 2019 Convention & Awards Banquet

    June 7 - June 8
  2. 2019 MBA Radio Talent Institute

    July 29 - August 7
Latest Update
Jefferson City, Missouri, July 2, 2018 - The Missouri Broadcasters Association (MBA) is pleased with the June 28th decision of Federal Judge Douglas Harpool, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, finding that two Missouri regulations and one statute were unconstitutional under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution, because they prohibited or inhibited truthful advertising. The decision means that the portions of three Missouri ...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
(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