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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2015 ABA Membership

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. […]

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TV & Radio Simulcast “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona”

Cronkite School ‘Hooked’ Documentary Reaches 1 Million Viewers
Jan. 23, 2015

An estimated 1 million Arizonans tuned in last week to a documentary produced by Arizona State University students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and […]

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Broadcasters Hall of Fame Slide Show

25th Annual Broadcasters Hall Of Fame Luncheon
The 25th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame luncheon was held Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Talking Stick Resort, where we recognized the outstanding contributions to the broadcast industry by our […]

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ABA Advocating For You In Washington D.C.

ABA Advocating For You in Washington D.C.
The Arizona Broadcasters Association was well represented at the annual National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) State Leadership Conference, held February 23-26 in Washington, D.C.. Representatives included ABA Board Chairman […]

TV fights for “clean” Satellite Television Extension Localism Act (STELA) to pass in this Congress

TV fights for “clean” Satellite Television Extension Localism Act (STELA) to pass in this Congress
Together, NAB & NASBA defeated the Senate’s proposed “Local Choice” amendment to STELA, called STAVRA (Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights […]

FCC Requiring Radio to Move Public File Online?

FCC Requiring Radio to Move Public File Online?
The FCC is contemplating requiring radio to move its public file on-line, including the political file. The NAB, ABA, and NASBA are asking the FCC how they plan […]

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May
28
Thu
11:00 am ABA May Board Meeting
ABA May Board Meeting
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Sep
17
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10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair Tucson @ Pima Community College - Downtown Campus
Broadcasters Career Fair Tucson @ Pima Community College - Downtown Campus
Sep 17 @ 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 Bring your resume Possible on-the-spot interviews    A list of participating Radio & TV stations will be posted one-week prior to event  ATTENTION: RADIO, TV & ASSOCIATE ABA MEMBERS Registration Deadline is WEDNESDAY, September 9th FREE booth for ABA Members (ABA Member only event)   Registration Information will[...]
Oct
15
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9:00 am ABA October Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
ABA October Board Meeting @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
11:00 am ABA 26th Annual Broadcasters Hal... @ Talking Stick Resort
ABA 26th Annual Broadcasters Hal... @ Talking Stick Resort
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
ABA 26th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame @ Talking Stick Resort | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
SAVE THE DATE! The 26th Annual Broadcasters Hall of Fame Luncheon will be held Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Talking Stick Resort (101 Freeway / Indian Bend). 11:00 AM Reception & Registration Noon – 1:30 PM Awards Luncheon NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2015 HALL OF FAME CLASS NEED TO BE SUMITTED BY FRIDAY, MAY 1, 2015 We accept nominations all year long, and if a nominee is/was not selected for a particular[...]

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