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

Register Today! 27th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon – October 13th

Register Today! 27th Annual Broadcasters Hall Of Fame Luncheon Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Noon – 1:30 pm Talking Stick Resort – Scottsdale, Az The ABA is proud to announce the 2016 inductees: Jineane Ford, Bill Mortimer, [...]

Broadcasters Career Fair – Tucson – Sept 8th

Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pima Community College (Downtown Campus), located at 1255 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85709 Building CC -  Room 180 "Amethyst Room" Facts you need to know [...]

Hall of Fame Q&A with Bill Mortimer

Leading up to the ABA’s Broadcasters Hall of Fame Luncheon on October 13, we are sharing Q&A sessions with our inductees. This week, we talked to Bill Mortimer of KGVY-AM/FM.

NAU Broadcast Standout Uses ABA Scholarship to Drive His Dreams

Rangel was an ABA scholarship recipient for the 2015-2016 school year, thanks to ABA membership dues and fundraising events throughout the year. The NAU senior is using his scholarship to further a career as a TV producer.

Government Relations News

Important Update On Drone Rules

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON DRONE RULES: From Curtis LeGeyt, NAB Government Relations The FAA's small UAS rules officially went into effect yesterday, meaning that broadcasters and other commercial users can now operate drones on a widespread [...]

FCC Schedules Nationwide EAS Test for September 28, 2016

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a public notice outlining the upcoming nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), as well as mandatory registration and reporting deadlines for each EAS Participant.

Make the Most of Congress’ Summer Break

Making the Most of Congress' Summer Break The ABA is taking advantage of the summer recess for Congress by reaching out to each Arizona district office in an attempt to schedule meetings. This will allow [...]

The ABA and NASBA’s Comments on Public File Retention

The ABA and NASBA's Comments on Public File Retention This week, the Arizona Broadcasters Association joined with all NASBA members in filing comments at FCC to eliminate public file retention of letters from the public. Read [...]

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10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair, Tucson @ Pima Community College - Downtown Campus
Broadcasters Career Fair, Tucson @ Pima Community College - Downtown Campus
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Broadcasters Career Fair, Tucson @ Pima Community College - Downtown Campus | Tucson | Arizona | United States
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  Click here for event flyer A list of participating Radio and TV stations will be posted one week prior to the event. ATTENTION: RADIO, TV & ASSOCIATE  ABA MEMBERS Click[...]
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all-day NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
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9:00 am October Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
October Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
11:00 am 27th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort
27th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
27th Annual Hall of Fame Luncheon @ Talking Stick Resort | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
Register Today! 27th Annual Broadcasters Hall Of Fame Luncheon Thursday, October 13, 2016 | Noon – 1:30 pm Talking Stick Resort – Scottsdale, Az The ABA is proud to announce the 2016 inductees: Jineane Ford, Bill Mortimer, Dave Munsey and Jim Taszarek “Taz” The 27th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held Thursday October 13, 2016 at Talking Stick Resort located at 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85256[...]