Membership Newsletter
October 15, 2020
AND THE WINNERS ARE...
Congratulations to the finalists and winners of KBA's 2nd Annual Excellence In Broadcasting Awards. The awards show was streamed live on Monday, October 12th. The winners are listed below.
"GET AFTER IT" WITH DAWNNA ST. LOUIS
The KBA, through a special invitation from the Indiana Broadcasters Association, is offering a program for members to inspire TV and Radio broadcasters as the end of the year nears and as stations begin to look ahead to 2021 and beyond. As broadcasters continue to work hard and stay innovative in the era of COVID-19, renowned motivational speaker Dawnna St. Louis will provide a unique perspective on how to stay motivated, move forward, and achieve success during her 90-minute program “Get After It.”

Stay motivated and drive your success when you discover how to:
  • Create an environment that destroys distractions and keeps you focused.
  • Amp up your playground, playmates, and playthings to propel your success.
  • Rock your Discovery Call with a simple 3-part strategy
  • Identify the tire-kickers from the top two buyer personas within minutes
  • Use Customer-Value language to influence buyers
  • Master the art of the next best question
  • Be a one-call objection-handling deal-closing ninja!

The free, online program will begin at 10AM Eastern on Thursday, October 22nd. Click HERE and scroll to the bottom to register.
MEMBERSHIP POLL:
7 months have passed since all of our lives were turned upside down by the Coronavirus pandemic. We have all experienced hardship and lost revenue during this difficult time. To gain a better understanding of your present revenue for advocacy purposes, we ask that you anonymously answer the following question:
Compared to one year ago, what is the current status of your stations revenue?
Revenue is down more than 25%
Revenue is down 10-25%
Revenue is down 1-10%
Same as a year ago
Revenue is up
NEW MEMBER SERVICES COMING SOON!
KEEP WATCHING YOUR WEEKLY NEWSLETTER FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EXCITING NEW SERVICES.
BROADCASTER TERRY McBRAYER PASSES
Terry McBrayer, who founded a top Kentucky law firm, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Prominent and influential Kentucky lawyer and former political figure Terry McBrayer died Sunday, his daughter announced on her father's Facebook page. He was 83. McBrayer ran for governor as a Democrat in 1979 but lost in the...

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www.lanereport.com
DIRECTORS RECOGNIZED DURING ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Julie Schmidt, KBA's Board Chair, recognized the following outgoing Directors during the annual membership meeting on Wednesday, October 14th. She acknowledged their dedication and service to the Kentucky Broadcasters Association and its membership.
UPDATE ON ALL-DIGITAL AM RADIO


DAVID OXENFORD
FCC Announces Plans to Authorize All-Digital AM Radio at ...

The FCC this week released its agenda for its October 27 open meeting. At that meeting the FCC will consider a number of issues of relevance to broadcasters, including enhanced white space use in the TV band and an expansion of the requirement...

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www.broadcastlawblog.com
NEWSLETTER QUICK NOTES...
The NAB's Sales and Marketing Television Exchange continues today. Your registration fee is reimbursable through KBA's continuing education program. For more information regrading reimbursement requirements, please email Amber at amber@kba.org.
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 ECAST SPONSORED BY PEM
DATES TO REMEMBER
OCTOBER 22, 2020
@10:00 AM ET - Dawnna St. Louis Webinar

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

Click HERE for information regarding Kentucky's Emergency Alert System
CURRENT KBA PEP SPONSORS
Gear Up Kentucky
Kentucky 811
Kentucky Agricultural Development Fund
Kentucky Counsel on Postsecondary Education
Kentucky Department of Aging & Independent Living
Kentucky Department of Transportation
Kentucky National Guard Youth Challenge
Kentucky Public Service Commission

For more information on KBA's PEP program, please click HERE
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
Kentucky Broadcasters Association
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Frankfort KY 40601
888-843-5221