Membership Newsletter
October 29, 2020
CONGRESSIONAL UPDATE WITH ANDY BARR
CONGRESSIONAL UPDATE
REP. ANDY BARR
NOVEMBER 5, 2020
2:00 PM ET
The KBA invites you to join us for a special virtual Congressional update from Rep. Andy Barr on Thursday, November 5th @ 2:00 PM ET.

Congressman Barr will give an a brief update on Washington, DC happenings followed by a discussion of broadcast related issues.

To attend you must pre-register using the link provided below.
STAYING SAFE AS A JOURNALIST:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Special thanks to the New England First Amendment Coalition and the Society of Professional Journalists New England for sharing this very important and timely webinar. Please consider sharing this with your newsrooms.
KENTUCKY HAS 2 OF RADIOINK'S BEST 30 MANAGERS IN RADIO
In its most recent issue, Radio Ink magazine named the 30 Best Managers in Radio. The KBA would like to salute two Kentucky managers who made the list.

#24 - LaDonne Craig
LaDonne is the Market President for Townsquare Media serving Owensboro, KY and Evansville, IN.

#26 - Mike Savage
Mike is the Director & General Manager of WEKU in Richmond, KY.
LBS WEBINAR: "BORING CREATIVE THAT SELLS" WITH TIM BURT
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2020 @ 12:00 PM ET
There is absolutely a time and a place for simple (some would even say "boring!") spots and copy to get a compelling message in front of your audience. In this session, we will discover HOW to develop these ads, WHEN it makes sense to do so, WHY they work so well when done correctly, and WHAT you can do to sell them to your clients and prospects. Afterward, there will be a LIVE Q&A session to allow you to ask Tim real questions on broadcast sellers' minds! 
FCC AUTHORIZES VOLUNTARY ALL-DIGITAL AM RADIO OPERATIONS
AM Radio (NO STATIC AT ALL) - Radio Ink

(By John Garziglia) The FCC has authorized voluntary all-digital AM radio operations for all AM broadcasters. This presents AM stations with an opportunity to greatly enhance their audio quality and thus join the magical world of "FM", envisioned ...

Read more
radioink.com
NEWSLETTER QUICK NOTES...
If you missed last weeks high energy session, "Get After It" with Dawnna St. Louis, you may now access the archived recording by clicking HERE. Special thanks to the Indiana Broadcasters Association.
The Country Radio Seminar in 2020 was one of the last live conferences held before COVID-19 shut large meetings down. This week CRS announced that 2021 will be a virtual experience and is set for February 16 -19 2021.
We still have a plenty of the snow-white, highly fashionable masks available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you would like additional masks, please email Amber at amber@kba.org
THIS NEWSLETTER SPONSORED BY PEM
DATES TO REMEMBER
NOVEMBER 5, 2020 @ 2:00 PM ET
Congressional Update from Andy Barr (pre-register HERE)

SEPTEMBER 19-21, 2021
2021 KBA Annual Conference (Owensboro, KY)

*All times shown are Eastern
MEMBER SERVICE HOTLINES
BROADCAST LEGAL
Dawn Sciarrino - (202) 256-9551

IN-STATE LEGAL
Josh O'Bryan - (502) 568-0218

ENGINEERING
Scott Cason - (866) 452-2435, engineering@kba.org

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Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund
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Kentucky Department of Aging & Independent Living
Kentucky Department of Transportation
Kentucky National Guard Youth Challenge
Kentucky Public Service Commission

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KBA STAFF MEMBERS
Chris Winkle, President & CEO
Amber Rhodes, Director of Membership & Events
Lisa Gross, PEP Coordinator
pep@kba.org
Scott Cason, Director of Engineering & Technology
Chris Winkle
KBA President & CEO
Julie H. Schmidt
2020 KBA Chairman
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