Category Archives: NABOB Radio Network

Announcing GM’s 2nd Annual Diverse Owned Media Summit

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) invites members and colleagues within the broadcasting and media advertising industries to support the 2nd Annual General Motors Diverse Owned Media Summit.   In 2021, General Motors introduced their “Road to Equity” vision with the intent of driving greater inclusivity in media. In 2022, General Motors will […]

NABOB Mourns The Passing of Jerry Lopes

The broadcast industry lost a true pioneer in the recent passing of Jerry Lopes at age 72. Before his retirement in 2019, Jerry served as President of Program Operations & Affiliations at American Urban Radio Networks for twenty-six years, and as member of the NABOB Board of Directors. Jerry’s broadcast career began with the Armed […]

“More Than That with Gia Peppers” Season 2 Available Now!

Described as a “sonic journey across New America with the voices of Black Excellence,” groundbreaking and award-winning radio show and podcast More Than That with Gia Peppers returns for Season 2, airing on more than 100 Black-owned radio stations via the Spotset NABOB Radio Network, Urban One, American Urban Radio Networks, and Café Mocha Radio. […]

NABOB Remembers Broadcast Legend Pervis Spann ‘The Blues Man’; Co-Founder of Midway Broadcasting Corporation

Black Radio lost a giant. WVON Radio announced the passing of its President Emeritus, Pervis Spann, Co-Founder of Midway Broadcasting Corporation, the station’s parent company. Spann died following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 89.   Spann’s broadcast career spanned more than 60 years. In 1963, he became the second disc jockey hired by […]

NABOB Radio Network & Toyota Celebrate Black History Month with “In Their Own Words” Audio Campaign

In celebration of Black History Month, NABOB Radio Network and Toyota partnered to create “In Their Own Words,” curated audio experiences featuring legendary sound bites from General Colin Powell, trailblazing actress Cicely Tyson, and civil rights activist Myrlie Evers-Williams. Audiences can hear these powerful vignettes on 50 black owned radio stations across the nation. “In Their […]

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