Governor vetoes bill to seal child autopsy reports, citing societal benefits of ‘an informed public’

By Jeffrey A. Roberts CFOIC Executive Director Writing that “sunshine on uncomfortable and painful topics such as youth deaths can lead to more positive outcomes for other youths,” Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday vetoed a bill that would have closed

CHAIRMAN PAI STATEMENT ON THE INTENT TO NOMINATE GEOFFREY STARKS FOR FCC COMMISSIONER

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement tonight regarding the announcement that President Trump intends to nominate Geoffrey Starks to serve as an FCC Commissioner: “I congratulate Geoffrey Starks on his forthcoming nomination to

Millennial Recruiting, Hiring, Retention & Cross-Generational Management Entire Series Online

The CBA commissioned this 6-part series focusing on attracting, recruiting & retaining Millennial professionals and suggestions for healthy cross-generational management.  The series was a collaboration with University of Colorado Colorado Springs Office of Professional & Economic Development.  Scott Van Ness

“Online Public Inspection Files” Archived Webinar

With the March 1, 2018 Online Public Inspection File deadline for mid-sized and smaller market (and non-commercial) radio stations approaching, Fletcher, Heald, & Hildreth’s Frank Montero and Steve Lovelady recently presented a webinar to help industry professionals navigate through the

Chris Lytle’s “Instant Sales Training”

The CBA continues offering Chris Lytle’s “Instant Sales Training” in 2018. Instead of “wishing” you a prosperous New Year, let Chris Lytle show you exactly how to have one. Every week, Lytle, best-selling author of The Accidental Salesperson and The Accidental

FCC Welcomes Blue to the EAS Family

from Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth Law Last week the FCC unanimously adopted a new member to the Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) family: the “Blue Alert.” Transmitted through the broadcast EAS and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) systems, the Blue Alert is

2018 Election Dates & Political Windows

With regard to the 2018 political year, the primary and general election dates are as follows: Primary election: June 26, 2018 (window opens 45 days prior) General election: November 6, 2018 (window opens 60 days prior) The primary window begins

Final Seminars in “Leading a Multi-Generational Workforce” Series

The last two seminars in the CBA’s 6-part series focusing on attracting, recruiting & retaining Millennial professionals will be at KMGH-TV on November 9th from 10am to 2:15pm.  The presentations are a collaboration with University of Colorado Colorado Springs instructor

Engineering Scholarships Available

The IEEE Broadcast Technology Society and the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers will award scholarships of up to $10,000 to promising undergraduate and graduate students at accredited U.S. universities interested in a career in broadcast engineering. Applications for Spring

2017 EAS Operating Handbook

The Bureau announces the release of a revised EAS Operating Handbook. A copy of the Handbook must be located at normal duty positions or EAS equipment locations when an operator is required to be on duty and be immediately available