FCC Issuing Fines for Out-of-Date & Non-Existent Online Public Inspection Files

With radio license renewals underway, TV license renewals starting soon, the TV repack chugging along and a whole new set of deadlines for kidvid launching, 2020 will be a very busy regulatory year. To help you plan, download WBK Law’s…

EAS & AMBER Alert 2020 Test Dates Scheduled with Prime/Drive Time in Mind

VAB worked together with Vermont Emergency Management this year to create a schedule of EAS Required Monthly Tests that fit best with radio and television station programming, but still meet the parameters set fourth by the FCC. This year’s EAS…

Free Webinar: Getting Into The Weeds on CBD Advertising 1/29

  Wednesday, January 29, 2020 3:00 PM (Eastern) In 2018, Congress enacted a new Farm Bill which decriminalized certain hemp products.  As directed by that Bill, the US Department of Agriculture in 2019 published interim rules on the “Establishment of…

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Free CBD Advertising Webinar 1/29 at 3PM

Getting into the Weeds on CBD Advertising Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 3:00PM (EST) In 2018, Congress enacted a new Farm Bill which decriminalized certain hemp products.  As directed by that Bill, the US Department of Agriculture in 2019 published…

Children’s TV Annual Report due 1/30

In lieu of quarterly reports documenting their compliance with children’s TV rules, reporting is now being done annually. Television stations must file their first annual report—FCC Form 2100, Schedule H—electronically through LMS by Thursday, January 30, 2020. For a deeper look at…

Form 323/Ownership Report Due 1/31/20

By Friday, January 31, 2020, commercial and noncommercial stations must complete and submit through LMS their Biennial Ownership Report (Form 323 for commercial stations; Form 323-E for noncommercial stations).  The reports were originally due by December 1, 2019, but the FCC extended the…

Job Opening at Hall Communications

Marketing Consultant Hall Communications Radio Group in Burlington has an immediate opening for a Marketing Consultant at WOKO/WKOL/WJOY/WIZN/WBTZ. Duties include selling both radio and digital platforms. Great benefits including health insurance, 401K with employer match. Experience in sales or hospitality…

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Job Openings at Local 22/44

Local 22 (WVNY) and Local 44 (WFFF) currently have seven job openings: National Sales Assistant, Promotions & Commercial Producer, Junior Account Executive, Director of Photography, Reporter, Master Control Operator and Meteorologist. Read on for details. National Sales Assistant It’s fun…

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Job Openings at NBC5

WPTZ-TV / NBC5 currently has four job openings;  Photographer, Production Assistant, Newscast Director and Multi Media Journalist. Read on for details. Photographer NBC5/ WPTZ-TV, the Hearst Television station in the Burlington, VT/Plattsburgh, NY market, is seeking qualified applicants for a…

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