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

2017 ABA Membership – Time to Renew!

The Arizona Broadcasters Association continues to work hard on your behalf to help you save money and increase revenue in every way we can as we all look towards ways of the best business practices. [...]

The Localism Survey is Live! Here’s What You’ll Need

We just sent out the Localism Survey to member station general managers. This helps us accurately depict how broadcasters are incredibly giving in their communities with real and accurate numbers. If you are responsible for filling out the survey for your station, here's what we'll need:

Arizona TV and Radio Stations to Air ASU-Produced Documentary on Prescription Drug Abuse

Arizona TV and Radio Stations to Air ASU-Produced Documentary on Prescription Drug Abuse         Two years ago, Arizona State University students produced a statewide documentary on the perils of heroin that was watched [...]

Arizona’s Radio and TV Stations Give Big for the Holidays

With the Thanksgiving coming up this weekend and December holidays around the corner, broadcasters around Arizona are using their airwaves for good and promoting different ways to give to those less fortunate. Here are a few of the ways stations are getting involved in their communities for the holidays.

Government Relations News

ABA Serves as Example for the Launch of Nationwide Opioid Abuse Awareness Campaign

The National Associations of Broadcasters (NAB) in conjunction with Partnership for Drug Free Kids launched a nationwide campaign against the abuse of opioids Tuesday and Arizona was presented as a leader on the front.

ABA CEO Art Brooks to Speak to Congress about Prescription Drug and Opioid Crisis

ABA CEO Art Brooks to Speak to Congress about Prescription Drug and Opioid Crisis Art Brooks, President and CEO of the Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) will speak to Congress Tuesday about the dangers of prescriptions [...]

FCC Regulatory Fees Due by September 27, 2016

FCC Regulatory Fees Due by September 27, 2016 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on Friday that regulatory fees accrued since Oct. 1, 2015 will be due on Sept. 27, 2016. All transactions must be [...]

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 [...]


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Jan
1
Sun
all-day 2017 Membership Renewal
2017 Membership Renewal
Jan 1 all-day
The Arizona Broadcasters Association continues to work hard on your behalf to help you save money and increase revenue in every way we can as we all look towards ways of the best business practices. Our board and staff continue to evolve the organization to equip us to better serve you.  Our priorities and mission for our members are to Serve, Educate & Advocate. Thank you for your consideration and[...]
Apr
22
Sat
all-day NAB Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center
NAB Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center
Apr 22 – Apr 27 all-day
Organized by Conference specialty, the NAB Show Conference Program is the gold standard, providing you with a year’s worth of intelligence-gathering in your area of expertise, as well as the ultimate learning and networking environment, over the course of a few days. Get more information and register here.
May
5
Fri
8:00 am 13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf ... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course
13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf ... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
13th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic Friday, May 5th at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club  – Links Course 7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Followed by luncheon, raffle & awards For questions, please contact the ABA office at 602-252-4833 or jlatko@azbroadcasters.org The Arizona Broadcasters Association is the only funding mechanism for the state AZ AMBER Alert program, a system that has accounted for the safe[...]
May
11
Thu
10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair – Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology
Broadcasters Career Fair – Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), located at 1601 W. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201 Building 2 – Culinary Arts Center 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[...]