FCC authorized to auction off TV spectrum

Posted: February 28, 2012

Legislation enacted last week to authorize FCC auctions of TV spectrum contains some protections for pubcasters, but broadcasters will face technical challenges that will exceed the difficulties of their transition to DTV just four years ago. The new law sketches … Continue reading

NETA partners with Coke bottler for station health insurance

Posted: February 27, 2012

After several years of work, the National Educational Telecommunications Association announced Feb. 23 that it is offering group health-insurance coverage plans to pubcasters. So far, 70 TV and radio licensees representing nearly 2,900 individuals are participating in the initiative. NETA … Continue reading

Identity: How Dayton-Cincinnati made their merger work

Posted: February 13, 2012

Matchmaking requires openness, compatibility, shared goals and maintaining a strong sense of identity. That’s the advice for public broadcasters looking to merge, as well as for doe-eyed sweethearts. CET in Cincinnati and ThinkTV in Dayton made the leap nearly three … Continue reading

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