Matt McCormick

Photo of Matt McCormick Matt McCormick has practiced broadcast communications law for more than 39 years. He has extensive experience in all aspects of FCC regulation of broadcasting. Over the years, he has represented hundreds of clients in their dealings with the FCC, including applicants for new commercial and noncommercial stations, licensees faced with renewal difficulties, stations confronted with FCC enforcement actions and proponents of FM and TV allotment changes and changes in communities of license. He also represented clients in hundreds of transactional matters requiring FCC approval.

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Horseshoes and Hand Grenades – Yes! Broadcast Construction – No!

A scathing 23-page Memorandum Opinion and Order emphatically demonstrates that the FCC takes very seriously certifications included in applications. Importantly, the decision conclusively establishes that, if you don't build the facilities specified in the CP the FCC gives you, you risk losing whatever facilities you did build, along with the underlying CP.… Continue Reading