In the News Archive

Support the Broadcasters Foundation of America

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is looking for support as it enters its final phase of annual fundraising. The Foundation’s stated mission is to “improve the quality of life and maintain the personal dignity of men and women in the radio and…

Participate in radio’s largest online survey

Jacobs Media is conducting its annual Techsurvey, which is the radio broadcasting industry’s largest survey, with over 200 participating radio stations and approximately 40,000 radio listeners. This study examines the online habits of radio audiences and has enabled us to identify key digital trends,…

Blogging tools

Blogging is crucial part of any radio station’s digital strategy. Jacob’s Media put together a number of resources to help you launch or tune up your radio station’s blog: Guide to Launching a Station Blog How to Launch a Blog Webinar…

Milestone year for staff at Waupaca station

Staff members at an AM/FM combo station in Waupaca are celebrating milestone years at the station, combining to contribute near 150 years of experience to serve listeners in the Wausau and Stevens Point area. The following employees at WDUX-AM 800…

Andy Choi returns to TV in Wisconsin

Award-winning anchor and reporter Andy Choi is returning to Wisconsin to anchor weekend morning newscasts on WISN-TV. Choi will also serve as a reporter during weekday newscasts. “Wisconsin holds a special place in my heart, and I am thrilled to…

Questions about the WBA Awards contest?

This time of year we often get questions from stations about the WBA awards contest. We will try to share those questions and the answers to them here on the WBA website. Here’s the first one we’ll share: Q: Is…

Send well wishes to 50 year radio veteran

A Wisconsin broadcaster who’s been in the business for 50 years is getting rehab treatment for his knee and would benefit from hearing from listeners, co-workers and clients. Larry Jay’s family said he’s not been well and has lost weight….

Bosold inducted into NAFB Hall of Fame

WBA Hall of Famer, Bob Bosold, WAXX / WAYY radio, was inducted Nov. 10 into the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) 2016 Hall of Fame in Kansas. Bosold was born and raised in Madison. His love of farming and…

What I learned in college radio

We all know how time works…it’s fast and slow at the same time. Only 15 years ago I was a student at UW-Oshkosh and so much has happened since then, it’s hard to remember what the experience was like. Still, I…