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 Membership – Renew Today!

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. Our board and staff continue to strategically evolve the organization to equip us to better serve you.

Thank you for your consideration and support of the ABA!
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  • TV & Radio Simulcast “Hooked:  Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona”

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

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

  • Broadcasters Hall of Fame Slide Show

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 2014 class – Sharon Kelley, Ray Lindstrom, Todd Wallace and Linda Williams.

Please join us in congratulating our 2014 Honorees!

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Government Relations News

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 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?

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.

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 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

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Mar
18
Wed
10:00 am Broadcasters Career Fair Phoenix
Broadcasters Career Fair Phoenix
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Building 2 – Culinary Arts Center 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 TUESDAY, March 10th FREE booth for ABA Members (ABA Member only event)   Registration Information will be posted 1[...]
May
8
Fri
7:00 am 11th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBE... @ Camelback Golf Club
11th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBE... @ Camelback Golf Club
May 8 @ 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
11th Annual Broadcasters AZ AMBER Alert Golf Classic @ Camelback Golf Club | Scottsdale | Arizona | United States
7:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:00 AM Shotgun Start Followed by Luncheon, Raffle & Awards Click Here for Pricing & Registration For questions, please contact the ABA office at 602-252-4833 or jlatko@azbroadcasters.org 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 77 activations (1 unresolved case) since 2002. The ABA’s annual golf[...]
May
21
Thu
11:00 am ABA May Board Meeting
ABA May Board Meeting
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Phoenix or Tucson – Location TBD
Sep
17
Thu
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[...]

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