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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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

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ABA On-Air Campaign: “The Power of Over-the-Air Broadcasting”

The ABA strives to Serve, Educate & Advocate for our members, and part of our board’s strategic plan was to produce an on-air campaign for all ABA Member stations to promote the power of free […]

2016 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. […]

ABA Annual Business Meeting Featuring NAB President & CEO (1/28/16)

ABA Annual Business Meeting
Featuring Guest Speaker:  NAB President & CEO, Senator Gordon Smith
Thursday – January 28, 2016
10:00 am – 11:00 am
KNXV-TV / ABC 15 515 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
We invite you to join […]

Government Relations News

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. […]

ABA Launches Quarterly Advocacy Update

At ABA, our mission is to educate, protect and advocate on your behalf.

Serving free over-the-air radio and television stations in Arizona, we strive to keep members like you current on legislation and regulations that can […]

Tell Congress NO Performance Tax on Local Radio

An Update on the Performance Tax
Did you know record labels are pushing for a new law that would impose a performance tax on local radio stations that would hurt their ability to serve their listeners? CLICK […]

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Upcoming Events

Feb
19
Fri
12:00 pm AM Revitalization Webex Meeting
AM Revitalization Webex Meeting
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ATTENTION RADIO MANAGERS AND ENGINEERS As I’m sure you are aware the FCC is working on AM Revitalization, and the first deadline is Jan 29. We’ve arranged for ABA members to participate in a FREE[...]
Apr
16
Sat
all-day NAB Show® Conference @ Las Vegas Convention Center
NAB Show® Conference @ Las Vegas Convention Center
Apr 16 – Apr 21 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,[...]
Apr
29
Fri
7:00 am 12th Annual Broadcasters AZ Ambe... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Club - Adobe Course
12th Annual Broadcasters AZ Ambe... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Club - Adobe Course
Apr 29 @ 7:00 am – 1:30 pm
12th Annual Broadcasters AZ Amber Alert Golf Classic @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Club - Adobe Course | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
Register Today! 12th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic Friday, April 29th at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club  – Adobe Course 7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Followed by luncheon,[...]
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
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    Any questions, please contact the ABA[...]
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[...]