Why Are Broadcasters Important in Times of Disaster Emergencies?

The new national mobile emergency alert system (called Wireless Emergency Alerts or “WEA”) can support broadcasters’ mission as First Informers.

Galain President (and former broadcaster) Rick Wimberly explains how broadcasters benefit from these new Wireless Emergency Alerts.

This short but informative webcast is being presented by the National Alliance of State Broadcasters Associations, the FEMA Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, Ohio Broadcasters Association, and the Mass Communications School at Middle Tennessee State University.