FCC Political Broadcasting Rules for 2022

Election season is approaching and the FCC has been scrutinizing broadcaster compliance with the political broadcasting rules and political file requirements like never before.  Are you be prepared? Don’t panic watch this valuable webinar on the FCC’s Political Broadcasting Rules.  Presented by Fletcher, Heald &... Read More.

CBA Files Joint Comments with FCC on Increased Regulatory Fees

On Friday, June 18th, the Colorado Broadcasters Association (CBA), along with Florida and Puerto Rico, filed Joint Reply Comments in regard to the increase of Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) Regulatory Fees for 2021. The filing notes, that for the second year in a row, and... Read More.

Washington Update & The New Face of the FCC

On January 28, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth attorneys Frank Montero and Dan Kirkpatrick presented their crystal ball gazing into what 2021 and a new Administration at the FCC and the White House will bring, and how it will impact broadcasters. Following an unprecedented 2020,... Read More.

President Appoints Rosenworcel Acting FCC Chair

From Radio Ink Rosenworcel said she’s honored the President has chosen her. “I thank the President for the opportunity to lead an agency with such a vital mission and talented staff. It is a privilege to serve the American people and work on their behalf... Read More.

“FCC License Renewal” Webinar

On September 10th, Frank Montero and Dan Kirkpatrick of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth presented a webinar on the FCC license renewal process for broadcast stations in Colorado.  Perhaps a broadcaster’s most important asset is its FCC license, and the FCC requires that license be... Read More.

CBA Makes Plea to FCC Regarding Regulatory Fee

On May 20th, President and CEO of the Colorado Broadcasters Association, Justin Sasso, sent the letter below to FCC Chairman Pai and the Commissioners. The increased regulatory fees combined with license renewal on the horizon is an unnecessary burden given the economic devastation created... Read More.