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Richard and Joy Wood to retire

After 40 years of doing projects for the broadcasting industry, Richard and Joy Wood are announcing their retirement. As married business partners they were the owners of Skyline Communications from 1980 to 1999, specializing in tower construction and maintenance work….

WBA program helps stations plan for crisis
Sample Broadcaster ID card

Radio and TV stations throughout the state can take an easy step toward being prepared for an emergency by getting Broadcaster Emergency Personnel ID cards for engineering staff members. Many stations already participate in the Broadcaster Emergency Personnel ID program,…

2 photographers awarded Jowett Fellowship
Justin Runberg and Wyatt Buckner

A television photographer working in La Crosse and another working in Superior/Duluth are the 2020 recipients of the Rick Jowett Fellowship. Justin Runberg works at WKBT-TV in La Crosse. He was awarded $1,000 to take classes to further his skills…

Hubbard named SBE Educator of the Year
Bill Hubbard

WBA Clinic Committee member Bill Hubbard has been named the 2019 James C. Wulliman Educator of the Year by the Society of Broadcast Engineers. Hubbard recently retired from a long career in broadcast engineering. He is one of the charter…

Sparta station nominated by CMA

The Country Music Association has nominated a station in Sparta for Small Market Station of the Year. WCOW-FM received the nomination.  The awards are held in Nashville on Nov. 14 and will be broadcast on ABC. Ben and Arnie from…