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.

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Broadcasters Career Fair – May 12, 2016

 

FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Printable Flyer

Thursday, May 12, 2016
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 & […]

12th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic proves to be huge success

Friday, April 29th marked the 12th edition of the AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic and it saw 75 golfers raising thousands of dollars for AZ AMBER Alert and scholarship funds across the state.

A cooler-than-normal April […]

ABA and ‘Hooked’ to be honored with President’s Special Award by NAB Education Foundation

We are thrilled to announce that the Arizona Broadcasters Association will be recognized at the 2016 Service to America Awards on June 21 with the prestigious National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF)  President’s Special Award […]

12th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic – April 29, 2016

The 12th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic
FRIDAY, April 29, 2016
Arizona Biltmore Golf Club – Adobe Course
2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85016

7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Shotgun Start
Followed by luncheon, raffle & awards

For […]

Government Relations News

When Members of Congress Come Knocking

House, Senate in recess April 29-May 7
Congress is in recess the first full week of May so stations may find some lawmakers, particularly House members, swinging by for interviews touting legislative measures they’re advancing. As […]

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The ABA goes to Washington

The Arizona Broadcasters Association traveled to Washington DC this week to advocate on behalf of Arizona Broadcasters. Here’s a look at their meeting with Sen. John McCain.

Stay tuned for more news from our big trip!

An update on network non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity rules

As the year winds to a close, a brief update on the ABA’s government relations activities.

This Fall, the ABA, along with other NASBA members, filed a written Ex-Parte Communication on October 13th to the FCC […]

Stand Up for Local Radio!

Please thank our Arizona Congressional Members that have signed onto the House Resolution Local Radio Freedom Act  to oppose the Performance Tax on your stations!

Rep. Paul Gosar

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick

Rep. David Schweikert

Rep. Matt Salmon

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

Rep. […]

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May
12
Thu
10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair, Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT)
Broadcasters Career Fair, Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT)
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Broadcasters Career Fair, Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) | Mesa | Arizona | United States
  FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW – Printable Flyer Thursday, May 12, 2016 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), located at 1601 W. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201 Building 2 –[...]
May
26
Thu
6:16 pm May Board Meeting @ Phoenix or Tucson - Location TBD
May Board Meeting @ Phoenix or Tucson - Location TBD
May 26 @ 6:16 pm – 7:16 pm
 
Sep
8
Thu
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
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[...]
Sep
19
Mon
all-day NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
NASBA Meetings @ Omni Nashville Hotel Nashville, TN
Sep 19 – Sep 20 all-day
Learn more and register here.
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
The 27th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Talking Stick Resort (101 Freeway / Indian Bend).  Attire is business / business casual. 11:00 AM Reception & Registration Noon –[...]