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TV & Radio Simulcast “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona”
All 33 television stations and 93 radio stations* (* as of 1/13/15) across the state of Arizona have committed to simulcast an ASU-student produced special report on January 13, 2015. The airtime began at 6:30 p.m. on most stations (a Spanish version will run at 5:30 p.m.).
The 30-minute commercial free statewide simulcast, “Hooked: Heroin’s Hold on Arizona”, is an investigative report produced by …
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 2014 class – Sharon Kelley, Ray Lindstrom, Todd Wallace and Linda Williams.
Please join us in congratulating our 2014 Honorees!
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The Hall of Fame luncheon supports the ABA’s important programs like AZ …
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 Act). If passed, STAVRA would have mandated an a la carte pricing system for Cable & Satellite, drastically hurting local TV. There are still language issues with the act that pose a threat to …
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 to manage a site of 15,000 radio stations, and all three caution against this change, as they consider it to be of poor judgment.
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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 24-27 in Washington, D.C.. Representatives included ABA Board Chairman Rich Howe, KAZT-TV, Prescott-Phoenix; ABA Board Vice-Chairman Michael Mallace, Sierra H Broadcasting; ABA Board Treasurer Debbie Bush, KOLD-TV, Tucson; ABA Board Immediate Past- Chairman Ed Munson, KPHO-TV; ABA Board Member Stan Pierce, and ABA …