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 […]
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 […]
The ANA 2022 Media Conference runs March 2-4 in Orlando and is partnering with NABOB to offer content on the important topic of supporting diverse suppliers as well as matchmaking opportunities to introduce suppliers and buyers to one another. ANA is the Association of National Advertisers (www.ana.net), the industry’s leading marketing and advertising trade association. […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Media Bureau recently issued a public notice reminding commercial and noncommercial broadcasters of their obligation to file their 2021 biennial ownership reports on FCC Form 323 or 323-E, respectively.
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.
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 […]
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 […]