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FCC March Meeting Agenda Includes Votes on New EAS & Cable Pricing Initiates

Other items on the tentative agenda for the March 14 meeting include “re-defining ‘high-speed’ internet to match market realities” WASHINGTON, D.C.—Federal Communications Commission chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has announced a tentative agenda for the March Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2024 that includes items relating to emergency alerts, cable and satellite pricing and a possible redefinition of what constitutes “high-speed” internet services. More specifically, the FCC’s tentative agenda includes these items:

Nielsen: Radio Is The Answer To Political Campaign Reach

In findings that could reshape how the modern political campaign is run, a new Nielsen study shows the substantial impact of radio on elections. The study, in partnership with Cumulus Media, iHeartMedia, and Audacy, reveals that early deployment of AM/FM ads significantly enhances reach, particularly among undecided voters. The study found that AM/FM outperforms both television and connected TV in reaching voters across all segments, notably among independent and unaffiliated voters. This challenges the conventional use of radio for targeting narrow segments or last-minute “get out the vote” efforts, suggesting its effectiveness as a broad-scale media strategy akin to TV.

Sage Alerting Systems has released the new software version 96.00!!

Sage Alerting Systems has announced the release of the new software version 96.00. You will need to install this update by March 11, 2024, to meet the FCC rules regarding CAP Prioritization and national message text. Stations that have already pre-ordered the updated software can go to the download page at https://www.sagealertingsystems.com/rev96download.html and follow the steps there. You must have Rev95 installed before you can install Rev96. If you have not pre-ordered the software, contact your favorite vendor and place an order. The list price of the update is $159, available from any of Sage distributors. You must have the serial number of the Sage Endec when you place the order. The Rev 96 release also includes replacements for security certificates expiring in mid-April 2024,

Assistant I, Production KXMB FT Evening

KXMB Is looking for a full time production assistant to be involved in the production of all of our evening news casts. Shifts will typically be 1:45pm to 10:45 pm. Will be involved in Weekend Rotation. Some experience is preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate. This

Weekend Meteorologist & Weekday MMJ

KX News in Bismarck, ND is looking for a hardworking Meteorologist/MMJ who wants to learn from the best. Join our team of Meteorologists in tracking severe weather, winter weather and everything in between. The Meteorologist Reporter will report, shoot, write and edit weather/news reports across multiple platforms three days a


Flag Family Media – Fieldstone Group has a rare opening for a sales professional in our Fargo location. Media or Digital Marketing experience is preferred but not required. We’re a family-owned business offering a strong compensation and benefits package, and the chance to work in a creative, entertaining business. You’ll


KTCO 98.9 is looking for a dynamic personality to co-host this highly rated morning show in Duluth in a full or part time capacity. Our ideal candidate must relate to the country audience, co-host and execute a flawless morning show, be a social media ace, show us creativity, be driven

Spotlight on ND National Guard

Left to right; Col. Paul Helten, outgoing commander of the 68th Troop Command, Brig. Gen. Jonathan Erickson, Land Component Commander, Col. Cody Volk, incoming commander of the 68th Troop Command, Col. Cody Volk, incoming commander receives the 68th Troop Command colors during the Change of Command Ceremony at Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck, Sunday, Feb. 4.