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Congratulations to KAB’s 2022 Mike Oatman Award for Broadcast Sales Excellence Winner Laura Capps!

The KAB established the Mike Oatman Award in 2003 to honor the memory of broadcast industry leader Michael C. “Ol Mike” Oatman, Wichita, who died in January 2003. The award... Read More

KAB Announces Inaugural Recipients of KAB’s Rising Star Award!

The newly-formed KAB Rising Star Award seeks to recognize young broadcasters (under the age of 40) who have made a significant impact on their stations and communities. Winners are selected... Read More

Action Steps Required! How to Futureproof Local Radio In the Car

Consumer research makes clear the importance of radio stations investing in their “digital dashboard” to LOOK as good as they sound. If stations don’t take action, radio will likely become less prominent with connected... Read More

KAB Fighting For You — Opposing FCC Fee Hike Proposals

The KAB has filed Joint Comments urging the FCC to modernize its methodology for setting annual regulatory fees to comply with the RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018. While Congress increased... Read More

KAB Files Joint Comments Opposing Reg Fee Increases

In the Matter of Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2022, MD Docket Nos. 21-190 and 22-223.  Your Association, in combination with the state broadcasters associations of... Read More

KORA request on sealed record in Phillips County

By Max Kautsch  A Kansas District Court judge kept a court record under seal last month in a noteworthy civil case after receiving a letter requesting the record and questioning... Read More

KFH History

THANK YOU to Charles Frodsham for supplying the information below! Broadcaster extraordinaire Don Anderson served KFH as chief announcer, master of ceremonies of live programs, and program director from 1949... Read More

Legislative Update April/May 2022

Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) Recognizing the dominant power of Big Tech and its threat to local journalism, the JCPA would create a temporary antitrust exemption to allow eligible... Read More

Advocacy Alert: NAB Produces On-Air Performance Tax Campaign

The NAB Radio Board of Directors has unanimously approved an on-air campaign to fight against the imposition of new performance fees on local radio, and we need your help. NAB... Read More

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: March 12, 2022 to March 18, 2022

Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, and a look ahead at an important deadline next week, with links to where you... Read More