Author Archives: nabob-admin

NABOB Filed Comments Asking the FCC to Retain its Existing Radio Ownership Rule

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) filed Comments in the FCC’s 2018 Quadrennial Review of its broadcast ownership rules. In its Comments NABOB stated: Any change in the local radio ownership rule to allow increased consolidation will have a significant negative impact on African Americans and other minority station […]

2021 State of Black Business Preview

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Join James Winston, president of The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), and Ron Busby, Sr., president and CEO of the U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) for the State of Black Business Preview: Why Should You Attend the 2021 By Black Conference? moderated by Skip Dillard, VP, National Community Partnerships WBLS/HOT 97 […]

The NABOB Hybrid “BY BLACK” Conference is Coming

ATTENTION: NABOB members, partners, industry leadership, agency executives, media professionals, sales teams, and entrepreneurs—SAVE THE DATE AND MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters will host the 45th Annual Fall Broadcast Conference and 21st Power of Urban Radio Forum as a hybrid event, Wednesday, October 13 through Friday, October 15, 2021 at […]

NABOB Applauds DENTSU’S Committment to 30-Day Payments to Black Owned Media

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) commends dentsu’s August 12th announcement that it has adopted a new policy in which it will pay all Black owned and other minority owned media within 30-days. This is a game-changing commitment! Dentsu explained that the idea came together after dentsu launched an economic empowerment group in May, which has […]

Media Organizations File Petition Challenging FCC Rules Mandating Foreign Sponsorship ID Disclosures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 13, 2021 — Lawsuit says order is arbitrary and capricious, fails to address issue of foreign interference in elections — WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council (MMTC) and the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) today filed a petition for review with the U.S. […]

Congressman Butterfield Reintroduces Bill to Increase Minority Broadcast Station Ownership

August 6 2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman G. K. Butterfield, along with Congressman Steven Horsford reintroduced H.R. 4871, the Expanding Broadcast Opportunities Act of 2021. The bill will promote diversity of ownership in the broadcast industry by reestablishing the Minority Tax Certificate Program at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “America is a nation […]

General Motors Diverse Owned Media Request for Information

June 1, 2021 With the Memorial Day weekend approaching, General Motors and dentsu team decided to extend the deadline for submitting a Request for Information (RFI) to GM’s Diverse Owned Media Program to Friday, June 4th, 9PM ET. Please fill out this form here. The purpose of this RFI questionnaire is to better understand the […]

Radio Ink Special Discount for NABOB Members

May 21, 2021 The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) is pleased to announce that Radio Ink is offering a 50% discount to NABOB members for their “Make Real Money in Podcasting” Virtual Conference, being held July 13-15, 2021. The regular price is $249.00, but NABOB members will receive the discount price of $125.00. […]

GM Meets with NABOB and Announces an Increased Commitment to Black-Owned Media

April 26, 2021 The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) commends General Motors for its press release of April 23, 2021, announcing that GM will increase its spending with Black-owned media to 2% in 2021, 4% in 2022, and with a goal of 8% by 2025. We also greatly appreciate the announcement that, on […]

Content Project Tying Big Brands With Black Radio Is Helping Sell Audio Too

March 25, 2021 Dear NABOB Family and Friends – Please take a look at the below press coverage from Inside Radio of the recent “More Than That with Gia Peppers” audio series! A cross-company collaboration spearheaded by the National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) is helping not only direct more advertising dollars toward stations that […]