Government Contract | Kentucky
Counsel (Noncommercial Broadcast Expertise)

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000459550

Bid Title: Counsel (Noncommercial Broadcast Expertise)

Agency Bid No. Title: 63-16

Received Date: 01/13/2016

Close Date: 02/12/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky

Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications include, but are not limited to: WEKU requires the services of Counsel to appear before and to assist the station with issues before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The issues include but are also not limited to: proposing and participating in rulemaking proceedings; representing broadcasters or protecting non-commercial education community radio interests before local, state and federal court and other jurisdictions; experience with attention-to rural broadcasting with multiple translators and repeating stations; obtaining waivers of FCC rules when necessary; filing applications for new and modified facilities (including auxiliary operations); assignment or transfer of license; preparing or negotiating: tower and studio leases, purchase agreements, local marketing agreements, noncompete agreements, financing agreements, shareduse agreements, network affiliation agreements, equipment acquisition and programming agreements; assistance with regulatory compliance including preparing and filing required ownership, EEO and programming reports; responding to FCC inquiries including: responses to thirdparty petitions to deny and informal objections before the commission; investigations and audits related to broadcast operations, employment and programming, monitoring and opposing applications with interfere with existing station broadcast coverage and rights; tracking, flagging and when needed representing the station on all FCC initiated rule and policy changes including those rules unique to noncommercial stations covering programming rules, experience with Corporation for Public Broadcasting-approved stations, license alterations, station class upgrade and downgrade applications, broadcast auction applications and bidding and noncommercial points system interpretation and guidance.

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Product Code: 96149

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Eastern Kentucky University

State: Kentucky

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Justin Ingram, Division of Purchases 521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, Kentucky, 40475

Phone: 859-622-2246




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