Industry advocacy at the federal and state level

MBA’s advocacy team is constantly vigilant and prepared to respond to legislative or regulatory issues that impact the broadcast industry.

FCC Alternative Inspection Program

Every three years, the MBA sends highly qualified inspectors to member stations across the state to ensure compliance with FCC rules and regulations. Stations that successfully pass the program are exempted from most FCC inspections. Our next inspection cycle begins in the late spring/early summer of 2020.

MBA E-news updates

Our e-newsletter keeps you informed of issues that affect your business.

Legislative Action Alerts/Updates

When we need to mobilize our industry grassroots, we send out alerts and updates by email to give you the information you need to communicate with your lawmakers and regulatory authorities.

MBA Legal Hotlines

The MBA offers members access to Washington, DC and local counsel who are prepared to answer basic legal and regulatory questions.

Educational webinars

The MBA offers periodic webinars on issues impacting broadcasters from political advertising to EEO compliance to interactive technologies.

MBA website

With all of the exciting challenges and opportunities in the broadcast industry, it's more important than ever that you receive critical information in a timely manner. The MBA's website is your best source for up-to-date news of our industry.

MBA Job Bank

The MBA maintains an online job bank and listing employment opportunities that is sent to hundreds of agencies throughout Minnesota. This valuable membership benefit helps you fulfill the broad outreach requirement for EEO and exposes thousands of potential employees to your opening.