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2022 NABOB Fall Conference Returns In-Person Oct. 19-21

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) will host the 46th Annual Fall Broadcast Conference and 22nd Power of Urban Radio Forum Wednesday, October 19 through Friday, October 21, 2022 at the MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino, located just outside of Washington, D.C. Created in partnership with the U.S. Black Chambers (USBC), The 2022 By Black Conference is a three-day event that brings […]

NABOB & BIA Advisory Services Release 2022 Black Owned Radio Stations Ownership & Revenue Report

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) and BIA Advisory Services have partnered to release the 2022 Black Owned Radio Stations Ownership & Revenue Report. This is the first time such a report has been available to provide marketers, agencies, policy makers, broadcasters and other industry leaders with a detailed analysis of Black Owned […]

Dentsu International Wins 2022 Microsoft Advertising Global Social Impact Award

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB) congratulates dentsu international, recipient of the 2022 Microsoft Advertising Global Social Impact Award for “More Than That with Gia Peppers,” which aired exclusively on NABOB member radio stations and networks. In an online announcement for the award, Microsoft Advertising cites the following accomplishments resulting from dentsu’s transformative […]

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 […]

NABOB Urges Congress to Reject H.R. 4130: American Music Fairness Act

NABOB recently sent a letter to the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee opposing H.R. 4130 – the American Music Fairness Act. This legislation would impose a new performance royalty on local radio stations on top of the huge royalties that our local radio stations already pay to ASCAP, BMI, SESAC and […]

Congressman Hank Johnson Urges Biden Administration to Direct Federal Advertising Dollars to Black Owned Media

Recently, Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia and 31 members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote President Joe Biden urging the President to do more to direct federal advertising dollars to Black Owned media. In his letter, Congressman Johnson stated that Black Owned media is grossly underrepresented when federal advertising dollars are spent. Congressman Johnson asked […]

Watch NABOB President Jim Winston on The Chavis Chronicles with Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr.

Jim Winston, President of the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), sat down with Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. on The Chavis Chronicles for an in-depth conversation highlighting his journey to become the voice representing Black owned broadcasters, NABOB’s mission, and his outlook on the future of Black owned media in America. Check it out […]

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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