2021 E.B. Craney Awards Call for Entries

Posted January 18th, 2022
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The 2021 E.B. Awards will be awarded at the Montana Broadcasters Association convention on June 11, 2022 in Big Sky. To win, you have to enter. And as always, there is no entry fee. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION ON HOW TO ENTER. The deadline for entries is May 10, 2022. The awards are made...Read more here.

Spirit of Broadcasting Award Established by MBA

Posted January 10th, 2022
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The Montana Broadcasters Association is now requesting and accepting nominations for The Montana Broadcasters Association Spirit of Broadcasting. The Spirit of Broadcasting nomination process is open and will run through March 15, 2022. Selected nominees will receive the award Saturday June 11,...Read more here.

MBA Offers Video Streaming Summit to Members

Posted December 30th, 2021
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The Montana Broadcasters Association is sponsoring members for the Video Streaming Summit set for January 24, 2022 at the Choctaw Casino in Durant, Oklahoma! Remember, registration is free for MBA member stations. T he summit begins 8:00am MST. Click here for an information sheet including the...Read more here.

Battling Bias Webinar Archived

Posted December 9th, 2021
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If you missed the Poynter Institute webinar on Battling Bias, there's good news. It's been archived. Here's what was covered. Where do our biases come from? How do we recognize our own biases? Those are two questions that will be answered during the free webinar "Battling Bias" presented by the...Read more here.

Latest MBA Newsletter Published

Posted October 21st, 2021
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The latest edition of the MBA news letter called The Montana Broadcaster has been published. Read stories on the Manning Awards, EB Awards, ABIP and more. See it by clicking here.Read more here.

Poynter Institute News Training Dates Set

Posted October 5th, 2021
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Montana journalists are eligible to attend a series of webinars from the Poynter Institute that focus on news reporting. Below are the registration links for the series of four Poynter webinars which begin on October 21 and run through January 4. You need to register in order to receive the Zoom...Read more here.

MBA Salespeople of the Year Announced

Posted September 24th, 2021
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The 2021 Montana Broadcasters Association Salespeople of the Year were announced for radio and television at the annual fall sales clinic in Helena on September 23, 2021. For television, Shelly Gaertner of KECI-TV in Missoula received the top honor. Scott Parini of KBOW/KOPR/KGLM in Butte took home...Read more here.

Webinar on Data Security is Archived

Posted July 1st, 2021
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For those of you who may have missed the webinar from the Minnesota Broadcasters Association, click below to watch the archived recording. Thanks to Wendy Paulson President of the Minnesota Broadcasters Association. "You’ve Been Breached: The What, When and How of Responding to a Data Security...Read more here.

EAS Handbook Available From FCC

Posted June 28th, 2021
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The EAS Operating Handbook summarizes the actions to be taken by personnel at EAS Participant facilities upon receipt of an EAN, tests, or State and Local Area alerts. A copy of the Handbook must be located at normal duty positions or EAS equipment locations when an operator is required to be on...Read more here.

E.B. Craney Winners Named

Posted June 21st, 2021
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The winners of the 2021 E.B. Craney Awards were announced during an online awards presentation Saturday, June 19th. Click here to see the winners and the runners-up. Congratulations to all.Read more here.