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BCCA Media Credit Seminar
Thursday, October 8
Offices of Lowenstein Sandler LLP
New York, NY

Media Finance Focus 2016
May 23-25, 2016
Denver, CO
Details Available Soon!

Media Finance Focus 2015...recap

Speaker Presentations
As we get copies of presentations, we will post them on the Media Finance Focus website – www.mediafinancefocus.org. You will find links in the agenda next to the session title; they look like this [

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Congratulations to our 2015 Award Winners!

Avatar Award: Don Benson, CEO, Lincoln Financial Media
Distinguished CFO Award:   Alison Engel, VP of Finance, Gannett Co., Inc. (former CFO at A. H. Belo)
Jack Zwaska Lifetime Achievement Award: Deborah Houghton, VP Broadcast & Cable Licensing, SESAC

BCCA Contributor Award: Robert Warner, Director of Credit & Collections, Media General
Peter F. Szabo Career Achievement Award: Bob Rollins, Corp. Credit & Collections Manager, Raycom Media


Rainmaker Award:
David Amy, EVP/COO, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Cheryl Ingram, SVP/Controller/CAO, Turner Broadcasting System
Bruce Lazarus, CEO, Media Audits International
Mark Manahan, SVP & CFO, Univision Television Group, Univision Communications
Working Capital Award:
Glenn Krieg, CFO, Morgan Murphy Media
Shane Turner, Controller Advisory Services Group, Turner Broadcasting System
Sue Tuxill, Corporate Controller, Salem Media Group





Automated Advertising: Get With The Program


By Mary Collins


Automated or "programmatic" advertising has some in spot sales worried that it could be a threat to local account executives. But rather than thinking about how it may threaten job security, you need to realize that selling spot TV isn’t going away. Like the medium itself, it is changing into something new and relevant to today’s media buyers. Here are a few of the reasons to look beyond the threatening aspects of programmatic to get a better glimpse of the opportunities it can yield. [full article]


Links to Regulations and Advice on Political Advertising

A Broadcaster's Guide to Washington Issues

Election Assistance Commission
Federal Communications Commission Political Programming
Federal Communications Commission Electioneering Communications Database
Federal Election Commission
Federal Elections Commission - Special Notices on Political Ads and Solicitations
Statutes and Rules on Candidate Appearances & Advertising

Politics 2014: Local Market TV and the next Political Cycle
TVB Guide to 2014 Political Races & DMAs
2014 Political Advertising Handbook for Radio Sales and Management 
   (by RAB and Erwin Krasnow & John Wells King)
Political Advertising Handbook for the Television Sales Executive 
   (by Erwin Krasnow & John Wells King)
Political Broadcasting (Broadcast Law Blog by David Oxenford)

NAB offers a number of special resources and forms covering political advertising.
Please see the links below to visit the NAB Store.

·         NAB Political Broadcast Catechism, 17th Edition

·         Political Broadcast Forms - PB 18











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