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

2017 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. [...]

13th Annual Broadcasters AMBER Alert Golf Classic – May 5, 2017

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 Arizona Biltmore Golf Club - Links Course 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85016 7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Followed by luncheon, raffle & awards Pricing and [...]

Call Center takes Hooked Rx Beyond the Broadcast

Hooked Rx, produced by Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication aired on every TV station in the state and almost all radio stations, reached one million viewers and listeners and reached millions on social media.

Make the Most of the Hooked Rx Broadcast

While the Hooked Rx's exposure will be high, considering the roadblock programming on all broadcast radio and TV stations, there are steps we can take to bring it to more eyes and ears:

Government Relations News

It’s Time for the Annual Arizona Broadcasters DC Trip

The ABA is once again heading to Washington DC February 25-March 3.

FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice on Security

The Arizona Broadcasters Association has been asked by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau to notify you of the following information relating to unauthorized persons illegally gaining access to certain audio streaming devices used by broadcasters.

The FCC has Eliminated the Paper Copy Correspondence File Rule

The FCC Voted Unanimously on Tuesday to do away with a rule that required stations to keep a physical copy of correspondence with members of the public in their public file.

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change

ABA Files Comments on Proposed EEO Rule Change The Arizona Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in support [...]

Industry News

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 2/24/17

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

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 2/17/17

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

Spectrum Auction Set to Close on March 30

Spectrum Auction Set to Close on March 30 In a public notice released Tuesday, the FCC announced that the spectrum auction will conclude at the end of March. To refresh your memory, the Broadcast Incentive [...]

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 2/10/17

The ABA's mission is to serve, educate and advocate, and here's the part where we educate. Check out these articles on 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.


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Apr
22
Sat
all-day NAB Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center
NAB Show @ Las Vegas Convention Center
Apr 22 – Apr 27 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, over the course of a few days. Get more information and register here.
May
5
Fri
8:00 am 13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf ... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course
13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf ... @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm
13th Annual AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic @ Arizona Biltmore Golf Course | Phoenix | Arizona | United States
FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 Arizona Biltmore Golf Club – Links Course 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85016 7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Followed by luncheon, raffle & awards The Arizona Broadcasters Association is the only funding mechanism for the state AZ AMBER Alert program, a system that has accounted for the safe recovery of children in 91 activations (1 unresolved case) since 2002. The ABA’s annual[...]
May
11
Thu
10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair – Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology
Broadcasters Career Fair – Phoenix @ East Valley Institute of Technology
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  Thursday, May 11, 2017 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 & 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  STATIONS INTERESTED IN JOB FAIR: Registration will open for ABA Members approximately[...]
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
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   STATIONS INTERESTED IN JOB FAIR: Registration will open for ABA Members approximately one month prior.