NABOB Applauds Ford’s Decision to Keep AM Radio in All of Its Cars

Ford Motor Company has announced that it has reconsidered removing AM radio from its new vehicles and will now include AM radio in all of its cars. This is a major victory for The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) and the AM radio industry. [row] [col span__sm=”12″ align=”center”] [ux_image id=”4616″ image_size=”medium” width=”43″] [/col] […]

NABOB Calls on Congressional Black Caucus to Save AM Radio

The removal of AM radio in electric vehicles from eight of the top 20 automakers producing vehicles in the United States is creating shock waves in the broadcasting industry. This is particularly true for Black owned radio broadcasters, who own 103 AM radio stations. The impact of the technological shift could pose catastrophic consequences for these […]

Watch the 2021 NABOB & Power of Urban Radio Awards Broadcast

For 45 years, The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters has held the prestigious NABOB Awards during the organization’s Fall Management Conference. In 2021, the esteemed tradition continued as a hybrid event recognizing key figures within media, policy, and advertising who have been instrumental in helping to further NABOB’s mission, reach, and impact.

NABOB Applauds Dentsu’s Commitment 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 […]

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