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 [...]

Broadcasters Career Fair – Tucson – Sept 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pima Community College (Downtown Campus) 1255 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85709 Building CC -  Room 180 "Amethyst Room" ATTENTION: JOB SEEKERS Facts you need to know [...]

ABA Scholarship Recipient Has Found a Passion for Radio Reporting

The ABA invests $16,000 a year in scholarships benefiting seven students – four at Arizona State University and three and Northern Arizona University. In this feature, we help you get to know one of the recipients of those scholarships.

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.

Government Relations News

What You Need to Know Before Considering Marijuana Ads on Your Station

What You Need to Know Before Considering Marijuana Ads on Your Station by Dawn Sciarrino, Sciarrino & Shubert PLLC More than half the states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws permitting marijuana use to [...]

FCC Schedules Nationwide EAS Test for September 27, 2017

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.

ABA’s Letter to the Governor on Microsoft’s Use of White Spaces

ABA's Letter to the Governor on Microsoft's Use of White Spaces The following is a letter from Arizona Broadcasters Association President and CEO Art Brooks to Gov. Doug Ducey regarding Microsoft's request to use "white [...]

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 [...]

Industry News

The Wrap – This Week’s Top Industry News – 8/18/17

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

The Wrap – This Week’s Top Industry News – 8/11/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on broadcast industry topics, curated by Art Brooks, to share and discuss in the newsroom and around the proverbial water cooler. And remember - we share stories all week long on our social media channels.

The Wrap – This Week’s Top Industry News – 8/4/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on broadcast 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 – 7/28/17

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


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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
Broadcasters Career Fair - Tucson @ Pima Community College Downtown Campus | Tucson | Arizona | United States
Thursday, September 7, 2017 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Pima Community College (Downtown Campus) 1255 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85709 Building CC –  Room 180 “Amethyst Room” ATTENTION: JOB SEEKERS Facts you need to know (Printable Flyer): The Career Fair will feature 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 A[...]
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