Serving West Virginia Broadcasting for over 65 years

The West Virginia Broadcasters Association has been representing and serving West Virginia radio and television stations since 1946. We are a member-driven trade association that provides unequaled service and value to stations throughout the state. The WVBA provides the latest news and information affecting the broadcasting industry. Serving as a catalyst on national and state issues in matters affecting our industry, the association works year-round building close working relationships with our state and federal legislators.

In addition, the WVBA provides an everyday package of direct support services while keeping dues affordable for stations in every market size. The WVBA provides high-quality seminars, convention speakers, and nationally known sales speakers to its membership.

Members have access to specialized expertise in broadcast law applications, an alternate inspection program, employee recruitment assistance and many more benefits that directly improve the station's bottom line. Email alerts, quarterly newsletters, and a dynamic web site keep members informed.

We want you to be a part of our association and an active participant in the future of broadcasting in West Virginia.

Industry News
NAB Statement on Senate Confirmation of Michael O'Rielly
12/17/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's confirmation by the Senate to a full five-year term, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

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Statement from NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith in Response to FCC Incentive Auction Action
12/11/2014 12:00:00 AM 

“NAB supports the incentive auction and believes it can be done in a way that benefits broadcasters and broadband providers alike. As a result of the AWS-3 auction, the FCC has a chance to step back and recognize that a successful TV auction is within reach. It can be done without adopting a variable band plan and without cutting corners in ways that harm broadcasters. We will work with the Commission to ensure the auction is done right.”

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KROQ Morning Show Hosts Kevin and Bean to be Inducted Into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that the long-running “Kevin & Bean Morning Show,” which airs on CBS Radio’s KROQ Los Angeles, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The induction will occur during the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 14 in Las Vegas and sponsored by ASCAP.

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Shonda Rhimes to be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
12/4/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13 in Las Vegas.

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NAB Announces Attendance Figures for CCW+SATCON 2014
11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM 
The National Association of Broadcasters today released preliminary attendance figures for CCW+SATCON, the largest media, entertainment and satellite communications technology conference and exposition on the East Coast. Total attendee registration for CCW+SATCON, which ran yesterday and today at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, hit 11,076. View More...
Wheeler to Talk Tech at CES
11/25/2013 2:43:59 PM 
All commissioners are lined up for annual Consumer Electronics Association... View More...
E! Renews Trio of Series
11/25/2013 1:30:00 PM 
Reality shows Total Divas, Eric & Jessie and talk show Hello Ross to get second... View More...
FilmOn Seeks Illinois Court Ruling that Service Is OK
11/25/2013 1:11:40 PM 
Responds to copyright violation notice from noncommercial... View More...
A&E Renews 'Longmire' for Third Season
11/25/2013 12:52:13 PM 
Western is network's top drama series with total... View More...
Gealy Named Sinclair Group Manager
11/25/2013 11:49:57 AM 
Former Acme principal with oversight of stations in Washington, Raleigh,... View More...

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Friday, July 11, 2014

WSAZ - 30th Anniversary of BEST IN CLASS

This year marked the 30th anniversary of the WSAZ TV Best of the Class held at the Huntington Museum of Art.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

WDTV - Proud Sponsor of Italian Heritage Festival

For the past 15 years WDTV has been a proud sponsor of the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival in Clarksburg.
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

KISS-FM Donates Circus Tickets to Orphanage

KISS FM (Beckley / Bluefield / Princeton) recently donated 30 Circus Tickets for the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus to the Burlington House Orphanage in Beckley. 

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