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

Arizona’s Radio and TV stations once again give back for the holidays

With the Thanksgiving 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 our member stations are getting involved in their communities for the holidays.

2018 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. [...]

Localism Survey: Here are the stats we’re going to need

Get Ready for Localism Last year Arizona Broadcasters contributed over $150 million dollars’ worth of community service efforts across Arizona. Here at the ABA, we LOVE promoting these incredible feats in charitable giving, because our [...]

Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame grows by five

Arizona Broadcasters Hall of Fame grows by five The Arizona Broadcasters Association  just wrapped up the Hall of Fame Luncheon, where we inducted these five broadcasters into the Arizona Broadcasters Hall Of Fame: Jan D’Atri - [...]

Government Relations News

FCC Chair Ajit Pai Talks Translators with the ABA

Newly-appointed FCC Chairman Ajit Pai visited Arizona this week, and his trip included a meeting with the Arizona Broadcasters Association.

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 [...]

Industry News

The Wrap – this week’s top industry news – 12/15/17

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 – 12/8/17

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 week’s top industry news – 12/1/17

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 – 11/22/17

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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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[...]