COVID Collaborative formed; NAB joins..

The COVID Collaborative is a bipartisan project to address the pandemic, comprising infectious-disease experts and organizations dedicated to defeating the COVID-19 virus and its mutations. The head of the NAB, Gordon Smith, is joining the group’s National Advisory Council; he…

Another IBA member benefit announced.

Noted consultant Mike McVay will conduct a programming webinar, “Programming Principles That Win in Ratings and Revenue,” exclusively for members of the Independent Broadcasters Association, on Thursday, January 14. To find out more about IBA membership, visit www.iba.media.

Jamie McKibbin, 43.

The longtime Jackson, MI radio fixture, who not that long ago purchased the radio group he’d worked at for 23 years, died unexpectedly in a boating accident in November. He is survived by his wife, Katina, with whom he had…