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NYSBA at the Federal Communications Commission

On Thursday March 2nd, NYSBA spent a day at the FCC discussing important issues.  With Chairman Pai now at the helm, the FCC will become extremely important.  We are hoping that the Commission will begin to relax a number of its onerous rules.  We also hope it will become more aggressive with its enforcement against […]

NYSBA on Capitol Hill Representing New York State Broadcasters

As we noted last week, the Board of the Directors and “Futures Committee” squeezed 26 meetings on Capitol Hill into a day and an half.  While the schedule was exhausting, we had some terrific meetings with key members. We visited with both U.S. Senators from New York.  Our first meeting with Senator Chuck Schumer, who […]

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

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 public service efforts. In addition, we will recognize stations at the luncheon who have won […]

Excellence in Broadcasting Awards

NYSBA 51st Annual Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting Web Entry Portal is Now Closed Once again, the New York State Broadcasters Association will be honoring stations for their Excellence in Broadcasting.  As in the past, this is a state wide competition based on market size.  Similar to last year we will be forwarding the awards directly to […]

Important NYSBA Webinar on NY Minimum Wage and Overtime Archived

NYSBA sponsored webinar featuring noted labor law firm Jackson Lewis, provided important information on NY minimum wage and overtime rules.  The webinar covered the new minimum wage rules, which vary by region.  It also discussed how the new minimum wage rules affected the obligation to pay overtime.  Even though the federal overtime laws did not […]

Long Island Broadcasters Honored for Public Service

We have been highlighting stations that received “Serving New York” Awards at our recent luncheons around the State.  This week we will focus on the stations on Long Island.  As Long Islanders know, “The Island” has its own community issues that are distinct from New York City. The following stations were honored recently at a […]

New York City Broadcasters Honored for Public Service

We have been highlighting stations that received “Serving New York” Awards at our recent luncheons around the State.  This week we will focus on the stations in the New York City Region.  In perhaps the most competitive media market in the world, these stations donate their time and recources to help the citizens of New […]

Capital Region Stations Honored for Public Service

We have been highlighting stations that received “Serving New York” Awards at our recent luncheons around the state. This week we will focus on the stations in the Capital Region. We want to especially thank Congressman Paul Tonko (D 20th), who was our featured speaker at the awards luncheon. Congressman Tonko is an important member […]

Southern Tier Stations Honored for Public Service

We have been highlighting stations that received “Serving New York” Awards at our recent luncheons around the state. This week we will focus on the stations in the Southern Tier including the Binghamton and Corning Region. More details and pictures will be posted on our website. WHCU – Cayuga Radio Group – All Things Equal […]

Central New York Stations Honored for Public Service

We were delighted that the Deputy Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, John DeFrancisco was able to attend our recent Serving New York Luncheon. Senator DeFrancisco is one of the most powerful members of the New York Senate. He previously served as Chairman of the important Senate Finance Committee. He has been a […]