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

Life-Saving AZ AMBER Alert Program Reaches 92 Activations

The Arizona Broadcasters Association (ABA) is proud to report the latest AZ AMBER Alert statistics and announce open registration for the 13th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic.

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 Add some more fun to your round with [...]

Broadcasters Career Fair – May 11, 2017

FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW -Printable Flyer 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 [...]

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. [...]

Government Relations News

Phoenix TV Stations to Air PSA on Sex Trafficking during Final Four Week

PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey addressed the Arizona Human Trafficking Council last week, co-chaired by Cindy McCain and Gil Orrantia, acknowledging their leadership and tireless work within Arizona communities. “It is my privilege to recognize [...]

The ABA Holds Productive Meetings in Washington DC

As part of the National Association of Broadcasters State Leadership Conference, the Arizona Broadcasters Assocition sent a team to Washington DC to discuss important broadcasting issues with Arizona's Congressional Delegation.

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.

Industry News

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 4-21-17

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.

The UHF Discount Reinstated by the FCC

The UHF Discount Reinstated by the FCC In a 2-1 vote on Thursday morning, the FCC moved to reinstate the UHF discount restoring the 50% discount on the coverage of UHF stations in calculating groups' coverage. [...]

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 4-14-17

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.

The Wrap – The Best of This Week’s Industry News – 4/7/17

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 [...]


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Upcoming Events

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 Add some more fun to your round with our Super Ticket! Use the golf launcher and pad your score with mulligans, the skirt hole and more! Followed by luncheon, raffle & awards Lunch Guest Speaker — Chris Ornelas, NAB’s Chief Operating and Strategy[...]
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
FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW –Printable Flyer 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  ATTENTION: RADIO, TV & ASSOCIATE ABA[...]
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.
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 | 11 – 1:30 pm Talking Stick Resort – Scottsdale, Az The 28th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held Thursday October 12, 2017 at Talking Stick Resort located at 9800 E. Indian Bend Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85256 (Loop 101 and Indian Bend). Attire is business/business casual. 11 a.m. Reception and Registration Noon – 1:30 p.m. Awards[...]