The Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) is a 501-c(6) non-profit corporation founded in 1952. Membership includes radio stations, television stations and associate members. The ABA is managed by a full time President/CEO and Executive Assistant and governed by a 10 member board of directors. The ABA is a member of the National Alliance of State Broadcast Associations and supports the programs of the National Association of Broadcasters.The mission of the Arizona Broadcasters Association is to Serve Educate and Advocate for it’s membership through the best means available. Also to grow & strengthen the ABA through increased awareness and ongoing support of the organization from both its members and the industry at large.

ABA News

ABA Announces the 2017 Broadcasters Hall of Fame Class

Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame Announces 2017 Class Jan D’Atri, Bob Davies, Steve Goddard, Allen Kath and Michael Owens to become Hall-of-Famers  Phoenix, Ariz. – The Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) has selected five of Arizona’s broadcasting [...]

Arizona’s Radio and TV Stations Combat the Heat with Summer Charity Drives

With the triple digits making themselves at home for another Arizona Summer, the state's broadcasters are combating the season's obstacles with countless charity projects. In 2016, radio and TV stations statewide donated more than $27 million to local charities. Check out these wonderful examples of how broadcasters are making a difference in their local communities this summer.

Over 100 Arizonans Gathered to Discuss Opioid Abuse

The Arizona Broadcasters Association along with the Phoenix Business Journal hosted a panel of experts from the State of Arizona, medical, law enforcement and insurance industries will convene to discuss the challenges our state faces stemming from the opioid epidemic, and the progress being made to prevent and treat opioid abuse in Arizona.

ABA Partnering with Phoenix Business Journal for Opioid Abuse Panel

The Arizona Broadcasters Association along with the Phoenix Business Journal would like to invite you to an important event: A panel of experts from the State of Arizona, medical, law enforcement and insurance industries will convene to discuss the challenges our state faces stemming from the opioid epidemic, and the progress being made to prevent and treat opioid abuse in Arizona.

Government Relations News

EEO Public File Deadline is June 1

EEO Public File Deadline is June 1 June 1, 2017 is the deadline for broadcast stations licensed to communities in Arizona, the District of Columbia, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Utah, Virginia, West [...]

Phoenix TV Stations Aired PSA on Sex Trafficking during Final Four Week

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey addressed the Arizona Human Trafficking Council last week, co-chaired by Cindy McCain and Gil Orrantia, acknowledging their leadership and tireless work within Arizona communities. “It is my privilege to recognize [...]

The ABA Holds Productive Meetings in Washington DC

As part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference, the Arizona Broadcasters Assocition sent a team to Washington DC to discuss important broadcasting issues with Arizona's Congressional Delegation.

It’s Time for the Annual Arizona Broadcasters DC Trip

The ABA is once again heading to Washington DC February 25-March 3.

Industry News

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 6/22/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on industry topics, curated by Art Brooks, to share and discuss in the newsroom and around [...]

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 6/16/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on industry topics, curated by Art Brooks, to share and discuss in the newsroom and around the proverbial water cooler.

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 6/9/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on industry topics, curated by Art Brooks, to share and discuss in the newsroom and around the proverbial water cooler.

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 6/2/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on industry topics, curated by Art Brooks, to share and discuss in the newsroom and around the proverbial water cooler.


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Upcoming Events

Sep
7
Thu
10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair – Tucson @ Pima Community College Downtown Campus
Broadcasters Career Fair – Tucson @ Pima Community College Downtown Campus
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
PCC Downtown Campus  |  Building CC  |  Room 180 “Amethyst Room” Featuring Radio & Television Stations Open to anyone interested in a broadcasting career (job seekers do not need to register) Bring multiple copies of your resume Possible on-the-spot interviews   STATIONS INTERESTED IN JOB FAIR: Registration will open for ABA Members approximately one month prior.
Oct
12
Thu
9:00 am ABA Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
ABA Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
11:00 am 28th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort
28th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
28th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
28th Annual Broadcasters Hall Of Fame Luncheon Thursday, October 12, 2017 | Noon – 1:30 p.m.| Check-in starts at 11 a.m. Talking Stick Resort – Scottsdale, AZ We request RSVP’s by Wednesday, September 27th Late registrations will be welcome based on availability Please join us in congratulating our 2017 Honorees! The Hall of Fame luncheon supports the ABA’s important programs like AZ AMBER Alert, broadcast scholarship funds at ASU, UofA & NAU, and[...]
Dec
7
Thu
11:00 am ABA Board Meeting @ Arizona Broadcasters Association
ABA Board Meeting @ Arizona Broadcasters Association
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm