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SBE – Technical Professional Training Program

The MBA wants to help our members prepare young tech employees for a successful career in broadcasting. The Society of Broadcast Engineers has put together the Technical Professional Training Program (TPTP) designed to groom young talent and rapidly build their technical skills. The program includes:
  • A one-year SBE membership with SBE MemberPlus
  • A copy of SBE CBT CertPreview
  • A copy of the SBE Broadcast Engineering Handbook
  • Enrollment in the SBE Mentor Program
  • SBE CBT certification exam application fee
Membership includes access to Webinars by SBE, Read More

John Rooney

John Rooney was born in Richmond, Missouri on January 30th, 1954. He started his broadcast career on August 21st, 1971 at KLEX in Lexington, Missouri, marking 2021 as his 50th year in broadcasting. In 1977, he went to work for Clyde Lear as the first Sports Director at Missourinet News Network In Jefferson City. He delivered daily sports update shows and covered the Missouri Tigers, in addition to doing play-by-play of Tigers football and basketball games. Read More

INDUSTRY NEWS

Employment Alert: Employer Documentation Required to Support New Paid Leaves, and Related Tax Credits, Detailed by DOL and IRS

On April 1, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued temporary regulations related to the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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MBA Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

Broadcasters Charles Earls and John Rooney will be inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Association’s Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 7th at the Branson Hilton Convention Center in Branson,

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Sales and Use Tax Exemption Certificate

Use this form for reporting broadcaster tax exemptions.

 

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Lump Sum Payments We’d Love to C Or “When will I get them?”

By Gregg P. Skall
Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC
The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on advertising revenue and many broadcasters are looking forward to the C-Band lump sum payments applied for last year.

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Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

By Gregg P. Skall and Ashley Brydone-Jack
Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC
Broadcasters of all shapes and sizes have come to realize they are now engaged in a multi-platform enterprise. 

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Is Your Website Privacy Compliant?

By Gregg P. Skall and Ashley Brydone-Jack
Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC
Privacy in the Age of the Global Internet
In the January-February article,

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