Membership Newsletter
May 28, 2020
BROADCASTERS CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST PERFORMANCE TAX
LeGeyt Reiterates NAB Opposition to Performance Fees -...

In Capitol Hill appearance, he cites local ad revenue as being "currently on life support" A music performance fee would not only be "unjustified as a matter of policy," but is "financially untenable for local radio broadcasters of all sizes."

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www.radioworld.com
P1+ SALES TRAINING STARTS 7/6/20
ARE YOUR SELLERS READY??
As we prepare for our return for the workplace, how does your sales team look? Perhaps a bit different? There’s no surprise that things have changed for both us and our advertisers. So, what are you doing for your sales team to make sure they are approaching these new challenges correctly? 

P1 Learning’s live assist training program, P1 Plus is designed to help new sellers (two-year experience or less) obtain the skills they need to be successful in this new world in just seven weeks. 

The next P1 Plus session, sponsored by the KBA, starts on Monday, July 6 th . To learn more or to reserve a spot for one of your sellers, click HERE .
KBA GOLFERS NEEDED FOR 4-SOME

Senate Majority Golf Outing
Hosted by Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer
June 12, 2020
Cherry Blossom Golf Course
Georgetown, Kentucky

If you would like to play, please email Chris at chris@kba.org.
First come, first serve
LBS WEBINAR: REOPENING DOORS WITH INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY
TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020 @ 12:00 PM EDT
The economic impact of COVID-19 has had devastating effects on your station and local businesses. As we begin to emerge from this crisis, clients will start demanding more from you as you provide solutions that address the new challenges that merchants and consumers are facing. Your pre-COVID selling process isn't going to be enough. You have an opportunity to restructure how you sell your station's traditional and digital products and now is the time to redefine your competitive advantage. Going forward, your clients will evaluate you based on your resilience and ability to provide sound business leadership. It is your responsibility to rise above other local marketing reps with creative thought and implementation. Changes to your daily routine and professional life will be required. Come see how to do it!
UPDATED BROADCASTERS' CALENDAR
Given the many recent deadline changes by the FCC, for the first time ever, Pillsbury has decided to do a mid-year update of the 2020 Broadcasters’ Calendar. Click on the link below for more information.
KBA WELCOMES NEW PEP SPONSOR AND 1ST QUARTER PEP PARTICIPATION DATA
The KBA welcomes the Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living as a new radio only PEP sponsor. DAIL oversees administration of statewide programs and services on behalf of Kentucky elders and individuals with disabilities. A broadcast order with produced spots will be sent to stations in coming days.
Below is PEP participation data for the 1st Quarter of 2020. Please review to ensure that your station is included.


Your voluntary participation in, and commitment to, KBA's PEP Program allows the Association to provide complimentary training opportunities, legal & engineering hotlines, scholarships, continuing education reimbursements, annual membership conference and many other valuable member services throughout the year.
FCC AND CISA ASK GOVERNORS TO SUPPORT BROADCATERS
FCC, CISA Ask Governors to Support Communication...

Radio and TV are among essential entities identified by Pai and Krebs. The heads of two federal agencies are asking the nation's governors to provide necessary access and resources to communications workers during the pandemic. Radio and TV...

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REMINDER: PSA'S FEATURING CANDIDATES CAN GIVE RISE TO EQUAL TIME AND PUBLIC FILE OBLIGATIONS

BY DAVID OXENFORD
Reminder: PSAs Featuring Candidates Can Give Rise to...

In recent weeks, with so many government officials looking to get messages out about the coronavirus pandemic, we have received many questions about issues that arise when political candidates appear on public service-type announcements - either...

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THIS ECAST SPONSORED BY PEM
DATES TO REMEMBER
JULY 15, 2020
9:00 am - KBA Board of Directors Meeting

OCTOBER 11-13, 2020
KBA Annual Conference (Owensboro, KY)

*All times shown are Eastern
HOTLINES
ENGINEERING HOTLINE
KBA’s new Engineering Hotline is up and running. If you have a question for Scott, please call (866) 4KBAHELP.



KBA ENGINEERING HOTLINE
(866) 4KBAHELP
LEGAL HOTLINE
Get answers to your everyday regulatory questions – political, EEO, public file and Kentucky legal concerns. No charges for any questions that can be answered by phone without research.

Call Dawn: 202-256-9551
Call Josh: 502-568-0218
EAS
The next required monthly test will be Thursday, June 18th @ 3:50 am eastern time.

Print the 2020 KY EAS Schedule by clicking here.
eCast
Did you know you can add all team
members at your station to the eCast distribution list? Simply send a list of all email addresses that need to be added to  kba@kba.org
2019 PEP SPONSORS
KENTUCKY BROADCASTERS ASSOCIATION STAFF:
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
Kentucky Broadcasters Association
101 Enterprise Dr
Frankfort KY 40601
888-843-5221