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 [...]

ABA Scholarship Recipients Look to Make a Global Impact

ABA scholarship recipients look to make a global impact By Mary Kate Lau Twitter Photo -- @BaileyNetsch The Arizona Broadcasters Association scholarships, at both the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State [...]

Arizona’s TV and Radio Stations Give Back in the Sweltering Summer Months

The ABA's Summer Charity Round-up 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 2015, radio and TV stations [...]

Government Relations News

New drone rules from the Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) set new guidelines for unmanned aircraft, or drones, that could have a big effect on broadcasters. When this rule is enacted in 60 days, it will mean the skies are [...]

ABA’s Comments on the FCC’s Recent Changes to EAS

The following is the ABA's full comments on a recent ruling from the FCC making changes to the Emergency Alert System (EAS). A PDF version is available upon request. The Arizona Broadcasters Association, along with other [...]

2016 State Legislative Report

2016 Final Report of Enactments Recap/Update on Bills of Special Interest to the ABA The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate and we've been doing just that all year in the State Legislature. [...]

Big Media Ownership Win for Broadcasters in Third Circuit

The Arizona Broadcasters Association is happy to share some great news from the National Association of Broadcasters. The NAB received a favorable ruling in a legal battle against the FCC over ownership rules. You can read [...]

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Sep
8
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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[...]
Sep
19
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all-day NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
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Oct
13
Thu
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[...]