With the March 1, 2018 Online Public Inspection File deadline for mid-sized and smaller market (and non-commercial) radio stations approaching, Fletcher, Heald, & Hildreth’s Frank Montero and Steve Lovelady recently presented a webinar to help industry professionals navigate through the online filing process.

In collaboration with Colorado Broadcasters Association, Montero and Lovelady spoke on a variety of issues related to the Online Public Inspection File (OPIF) from what needs to be uploaded to the consequences of not complying with the OPIF deadline.

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But for those of you that missed out… have no fear!!! You can now view a rerun of our webinar (lucky you!).

You can access the video and corresponding slides via this link on our CommLaw Blog YouTube page (or watch it at the bottom of this post). 

If you’d like a copy of the presentation to keep in your library (online or otherwise), you can access the PDF versions of the slides here. You can download them to your computer or print them off.
Some of the highlights of the webinar include:

  • The history of the public file generally, and what the “new” OPIF is
  • The mechanics of starting an OPIF
  • The contents of what is required in an OPIF
  • Consequences of non-compliance
  • And more, including a Q&A session

If you have any specific questions about issues discussed in the webinar, or questions that we were not able to address during the webinar’s airing, feel free to contact Frank Montero at montero@fhhlaw.com or Steve Lovelady at lovelady@fhhlaw.com.