RHOF soliciting nomination suggestions.

The Radio Hall of Fame is accepting suggestions for nominations in a number of categories, including “Long-Standing Local/Regional” (20+ years), “Active Local/Regional” (10+ years), and several others. Suggestions will be accepted through May 29; the induction ceremony will take place…

LRFA rolls on.

The Local Radio Freedom Act is alive and well, picking up six more House members and two more senators, bringing the total to 211 cosponsors in the house and 27 in the Senate. The latest radio-lovers are Reps. George Holding…

Next up: sales idea exchange.

The next webinar in the RAB’s “Open for Business” series is entitled, “Sellers Idea Exchange: Proven Tactics for Engaging Local Clients during COVID-19.” The panel discussion, featuring sales leaders from Connoisseur Media, Bonneville, Beasley, Hubbard, and others, and moderated by…

And the Gracie winners are. . .

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has released the winners of the 45th annual Gracie Awards, honoring “the best of the best who embody the spirit and intention of the Gracie Awards,” according to AWMF Executive Director Becky Brooks.…

Public notice rules revised.

The FCC has revised the rules about broadcasters notifying the public when they file certain applications. Broadly, the revisions include eliminating the requirement that notices be published in print newspapers, and reducing the amount of information to be included in…

FCC issues blanket EEO waiver.

The Commission is waiving the Equal Employment Opportunity requirement for broad recruitment outreach for all open full-time positions as long as you rehire employees laid off due to the pandemic within nine months of their departure.

Wharton retiring; departments shuffled.

NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton will be retiring effective July 1 after 24 years with the organization. He will continue to serve as a senior advisor to the Association. In the wake of Mr. Wharton’s departure from…

Biggest. Fine. Ever.

The Sinclair Broadcast Group will go down in the history of our industry for being slammed with a $48 million fine, part of a Consent Decree by the FCC related to three investigations—failure to disclose details of Sinclair’s attempted acquisition…