FCC Issuing Fines for Out-of-Date & Non-Existent Online Public Inspection Files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

Register Now for 3 Free Webinars 1/16, 1/22 & 1/29

As part of our effort to offer more training programs, the VAB is making available to members at no cost the following webinars in January 2020: 5 Common Brand Mistakes and How To Avoid Them Tue, Jan 14, 2020 12:00…

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Free Webinar “2020 Election: Making Local Reporting Resonate” 1/16 at 3PM

Thursday, January 16, 2020 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM (Eastern) You might not be in line for a one-on-one with President Donald Trump or have a reporter embedded with his challenger. But in an era of viral video clips and…

Lowest Unit Charge Window Opens 1/18

This is a reminder to all Vermont commercial broadcasters that on Saturday, January 18, the Lowest Unit Charge window opens for candidates buying advertising time in connection with the Vermont Presidential primary.  Only Presidential candidates are entitled to lowest unit…

Free Ransomware Webinar 1/22

Wednesday, January 22nd 2:00-3:00PM Join Pillsbury’s Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy team and consulting firm Guidehouse on January 22 to learn what your company can do to combat ransomware. Along with Guidehouse, #cybersecurity pros Brian Finch, Deb Thoren-Peden and Mercedes…

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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Job Opening at Catamount Radio

Full Time Traffic & Production Manager Catamount Radio seeks a responsible individual for traffic and production manager, which includes but is not limited to: generation and reconciliation of daily broadcast logs; processing new orders and revisions; manipulation of commercial spots…

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