Organizations Voice Support for Expanded Loan Eligibility for Broadcasters Affected by Pandemic

In early spring, as our country began grappling with the coronavirus pandemic and its devastating effects on our everyday lives, America’s broadcasters did what they always do during a crisis – they went to work to keep their audiences safe, informed and comforted. Local TV and radio stations have expanded their newscasts to cover the … Continue reading Organizations Voice Support for Expanded Loan Eligibility for Broadcasters Affected by Pandemic

First Informers: Hurricanes Florence and Michael

NAB and the Broadcast Education Association are pleased to present the sixth installment in a powerful video series demonstrating the indispensable role that local radio and television broadcasters serve as “first informers” during times of emergency. This film focuses on broadcasters’ heroic response to Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Michael, which devasted the Carolinas, Florida Panhandle … Continue reading First Informers: Hurricanes Florence and Michael

Local Broadcasters: A Lifeline in Florida

Day in and day out across America local broadcasters are a trusted source of critical news and information.  Never is that role more important than in times of emergency and severe weather when broadcasters become a lifeline to communities in need. Less than a week after Hurricane Harvey struck the east coast of Texas, Hurricane Irma … Continue reading Local Broadcasters: A Lifeline in Florida

Local Broadcasters: Hurricane Harvey Heroes

NAB and the Broadcast Education Association are pleased to present the fourth installment in a powerful video series demonstrating the indispensable role that local radio and television broadcasters serve as “first informers” during times of emergency. This film focuses on broadcasters’ heroic response to Hurricane Harvey, which in late August 2017 dumped more than 40 … Continue reading Local Broadcasters: Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Local Broadcasters: A Lifeline for Residents of Moore, OK

NAB is proud to present the third installment in a powerful video series demonstrating the irreplaceable and indispensable role that local radio and television broadcasters play as “first informers” during times of emergency.  The first installment featured the tornadoes of Joplin, MO and Tuscaloosa, AL; the second featured broadcast station efforts from Washington, DC to … Continue reading Local Broadcasters: A Lifeline for Residents of Moore, OK

Local Broadcasters: ‘Communicating Superstorm Sandy’

NAB is proud to present the second installment in a powerful video series demonstrating the vital role that local radio and television broadcasters serve as “first informers” in times of emergency.  This film, entitled “Communicating Superstorm Sandy,” documents the rapid response and lifeline support provided by local broadcasters when Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast … Continue reading Local Broadcasters: ‘Communicating Superstorm Sandy’

Broadcasters: America’s ‘First Informers’

Every day across America, local radio and television broadcasters serve communities in extraordinary ways: raising millions of dollars for charity, rescuing kidnapped children with AMBER Alerts, and creating awareness about important health and safety issues through public affairs programming. Regardless of individual broadcasters’ level of commitment to public service, there is no role stations embrace … Continue reading Broadcasters: America’s ‘First Informers’