TDGA Broadcast Legal Advisories

  • NEW - 10/17/16 -Summaries of the Legal Issues Facing Radio and TV Broadcasters – Staying on Top of Your Regulatory Obligations
  • NEW - 10/14/16 - What Could Possibly Go Wrong With a Broadcast Contest? – From the Legal Side
  • 10/13/16 - Update on SESAC Royalty Arbitration With Radio-TV Industries
  • REMINDER -  October 31 Last Day to Seek 250 Mile Waiver for FM Translators Moves to Rebroadcast AM Stations
  • Programmatic Ad Buying & Political Broadcast Rules If it's based on non-linear rates
  • Worker Classification (Employee vs. Independent Contractor)

Sales Department Items From The Corner of Advertiser & Agency

Providing Traffic, Continuity and Sales with an inside look at developments from the Agency shops; or via Advertisers. It's a quick read of what's happening and who's involved in the latest advertising news.

  • 10/28/16 - Vice, Carl's Jr. Turn To Twitch for Gaming
  • 10/28/16 - TBWA/Chiat/Day Go Interstellar for Nissan
  • 10/28/16 - DDB, State Farm Get Spookly Helpful for Halloween 
  • 10/28/16 -Roundhouse Sends a Copywriter Into The Woods With Only Client Products
  • 10/27/16 - BMW Reboots Iconic Campaign Featuring Clive Owen
  • 10/27/16 - W+K Taps LeBron James for latest Nike Spot 
  • 10/27/16 - Mattel Puts MediaAccount Under Review
  • 10/26/16 - 72andSunny, Team Arrow help Target Prepare Winter Wonderland
  • 07/26/16 - Hillshire Farms Classes Up Snacktime with Fancy Vending Machine
  • 07/26/16 - Wells Fargo Takes to TV To Say It Going To Make Things Right   
    07/26/16 - How Brands Are Cashing In On Politics
  • 10/24/16 - Accounts On The Move (MediaPost's Monday Morning Feature)
    • Ben Bridge Jeweler - DNA Seattle 
    • Pro-bono - The O'Hara Project  
    • IT'SUGAR - M&C Saatchi PR 
    • Breakthrough Entertainment -  Ireland + Hall Communications 
    • Billy Bob's Texas - Wheelhouse Marketing & PR 

Important Traffic, Bookkeeping, Filing & Meeting Dates



Friday, October 28, 2016

  • Nevada Day

Saturday, October 29, 2016

  • Diwali/Deepavali
  • Texas Radio Hall of Fame induction - Time: 11 am; Location: Radisson Ft. Worth. (I-35W @ Meacham Blvd.) Why yes we do have a party planned for you! The confirmed date is Saturday, October 29th at 11am. The Radisson Hotel (Fossil Creek) off I-35 and Meacham Boulevard in Ft. Worth. This event will be quite special as it will be the 15th anniversary of the Texas Radio Hall of Fame-so, we return to our roots in Tarrant County, where it all began. ore information

Sunday, October 30, 2016

  • Last Day of October Broadcast Month, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

  • Last Day of October on Gregorian Calendar
  • Halloween
  • IRS: File Form 720 for the third quarter
  • IRS: File Form 2290 and pay the tax for vehicles first used during September
  • IRS: File Form 941 for the Third Quarter
  • Deposit FUTA owed through September if more than $500



TDGA Weekly Column By Joan Lloyd, Contributing Self-Improvement Editor

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