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 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 - [...]

Hall of Fame Q&A with Jan D’Atri

The ABA will be inducting five more members into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Oct. 12. Below is a Q&A with one of those inductees, Jan D'Atri.

Hall of Fame Q&A with Allen Kath

The ABA will be inducting five more members into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Oct. 12. Below is a Q&A with one of those inductees, Allen Kath.

Hall of Fame Q&A with Michael Owens

The ABA will be inducting five more members into the Broadcasters Hall of Fame on Oct. 12. Below is a Q&A with one of those inductees, Michael Owens.

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 – 10/20/17

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 [...]

The Wrap – The best of this week’s industry news – 10/13/17

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 Best of this Week’s Industry News – 10/6/17

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 – 9/29/17

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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