Battling Bias Webinar Scheduled for December 8

Posted December 2nd, 2021
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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 Poynter Institute. The one-hour webinar takes place on Wednesday, December 8 starting at 10am MT . Other questions include: Eight...Read more here.

2nd Tuesday Webinar Coming Up on December 14

Posted November 30th, 2021
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The next 2nd Thursday Webinar sponsored by Local Broadcast Sales and the Montana Broadcasters Association is called "The Girlfriend's Guide to Closing the Deal." The monthly webinar is hosted by Melody Spann Cooper the chair and CEO of Midway Broadcasting Corporation and is scheduled for Tuesday,...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.

Beating Burnout Webinar Archive Posted

Posted January 29th, 2021
And you thought it couldn’t get worse than 2020? Here's a series of timely tips and coaching for real world journalism with Kevin Benz. The webinar is called "Beating Burnout: Managing mental health in crisis" Benz discusses how to identify the symptoms of burnout (which is a real mental health...Read more here.

Call for nominations to MBA Hall of Fame

Posted January 25th, 2021
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The Montana Broadcasters Association is seeking nominations for inductions into the 2021 class of the MBA Hall of Fame. Click here for nomination information. Click here to see the current members of the MBA Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations is April 1, 2021.Read more here.