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Diversifying American Media Ownership Must Become a National Priority Op-Ed by: Jim Winston & Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.

2022 thus far has been a year of multiple socioeconomic and political challenges for all Americans across the nation. Yet for African-Americans and other communities of color, this year represents both challenges and opportunities from a business ownership perspective. In particular, for Black-owned media businesses there is a growing sense of resilience even in the face of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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