Schedule Set for 2018 Regional Training and Awards Luncheons

As we have in the past, we will be hosting our regional digital sales training and awards luncheons in the spring.  Training will begin at 9 AM.  The awards luncheons will begin at 12 noon.  This year we will be presenting both our Excellence in Broadcasting and our “Serving New York” awards at the luncheons. […]

“So… You Want a Career?”

“So… You Want a Career?” (The Ultimate “Reality Show”) S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Hergenhan Auditorium February 16, 2018 12 noon – 5 PM 12 noon – Opening Comments & Free Lunch (Hergenhan Auditorium) Welcome Comment – S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Opening Comments – David Donovan, President New York State Broadcasters Association; Hetal […]

Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

2018 Awards in Excellence AWARDS PORTAL IS NOW CLOSED. All entries have been sent to the judges. As we noted a few weeks ago, we have significantly revised our awards categories for 2018.  Most notably, we added digital awards for both radio and TV.  We also added a new college division. Please pay close attention: […]

NYSBA Now Accepting Internships for 2018

Once again we are offering our highly acclaimed Internship program for 2018. The program covers interns who are selected by NYSBA member stations during the calendar year January 1 – December 31, 2018. INTERNSHIPS WILL BE OFFERED TO STATIONS ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS.  FUNDS FOR THE PROGRAM ARE NOT UNLIMITED.  WE URGE […]

Digital Leadership Academy Breaks Attendance Records

For years the DLA has been recognized as the best digital sales training seminar in the country. This was the first year we included the conference as part of the NAB Show New York on October 18 and 19, 2017. Attendance broke all past records with more than 154 people attending the conference. The growth […]

Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeart Media, NYSBA “Broadcaster of the Year”

Chairman and CEO of iHeart Media, Bob Pittman, was recognized as the 2017 NYSBA “Broadcaster of the Year.” After a video describing his career achievements, Mr. Pittman’s acceptance speech focused on the importance of radio in today’s media environment. He noted the continued strength of radio in todays the market place, as no other medium […]

Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Honored at Leadership Luncheon

True to form, Buffalo radio legend Sandy Beach provided a straight forward – no holds barred – acceptance speech. Displaying the sharp wit that has kept him on the top of Buffalo radio for more than three decades, Sandy provided the best example of why radio is so important. Janet Lomax, the first African American […]

Regional Digital Training

In past years we hosted regional Digital Training in the fall. We have decided to alter our schedule for this year, and host the digital training in May. We will be working with the Local Media Association for this year’s digital training. Jack Zavoral, Director of Broadcast Services at the Local Media Association, is a […]

"Serving New York" Awards to be Presented at Regional Luncheons

Monday March 19, 2018 – Friday May 25, 2018 Map and Directions | Register Description: In past years we hosted regional “Serving New York” in the fall. We have decided to alter our schedule for this year.  As we have in the past, we will present stations with a “Serving New York” award for their […]

Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

 NYSBA 51st Annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting If you are an Excellence in Broadcasting Award winner this year, your award will be shipped directly to your attention at your station.  In addition, we are holding our Serving New York luncheons at seven locations across the state in May, and we will be recognizing this […]