NABEF names apprenticeship participants.

The NAB Education Foundation has announced its selected participants for the 2018 Technology Apprenticeship Program, a six-month training program including a paid two-month internship. NABEF President Marcellus Alexander commented, “The need for innovative, technology-proficient talent in our industry is growing.…

FCC names auction winners.

The winning bidders in FM translator auction 83, which ended on June 27 and raised a total of almost $600,000, include iHeartMedia (four), Sister Grace (five), Juan Ayala (two), Better Best (two), Miller Communications (two), as well as a number…

Consider music modernized.

Unanimously, by voice vote, the Senate Judiciary Committee has voted S. 2823, the Music Modernization Act (MMA), out of committee. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) now goes to the full Senate, then the House [H.R. 5447, sponsored…

Starks approved by committee.

The president’s appointment of Geoffrey Starks to the FCC has been approved by the Senate Commerce Committee. If approved by the full Senate, as expected, Starks will succeed Mignon Clyburn and join Jessica Rosenworcel to compose the Democratic faction at…

Honey, I pumped up the Grammys.

To make it easier for gender diversity, the Recording Academy will be expanding the number of nominees in key categories—Best Album, Best Record, Best New Artist, and Song of the Year—from five to eight. The change goes into effect immediately…