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 Commerce Committee STELA Reauthorization Legislation
9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to revised Senate Commerce Committee legislation to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

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Viewers Choose Broadcast Television News Over Cable to Watch President's ISIS Speech
9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three times as many Americans tuned into broadcast television news channels than cable news networks to watch President Barack Obama's September 10 speech regarding U.S. military actions against the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to recently released Nielsen data.

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NAB Statement on Report on Efforts of Retransmission Consent on U.S. Video Marketplace
9/12/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- In response to a report by economist Jeffrey Eisenach about the successful effects of retransmission consent on the U.S. market for video programming and other countries moving towards a similar model, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

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NAB Donates to Committee to Protect Journalists in Honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff
9/12/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- NAB announced today that it will donate $10,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) in honor of James Foley and Steven Sotloff, American journalists who were abducted and murdered while covering the Syrian Civil War.

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NAB to Kick Off Second Year of NAB Show Collaborative
9/11/2014 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) will meet this week with its NAB Show Collaborative partners including GSMA (Mobile World Congress), Society of Television Engineers (SET Expo) and Dubai World Trade Center (CABSAT) to discuss the focus of the initiative's 2015 programs. The meetings, which will kick off the second year of NAB Show Collaborative, will take place at IBC in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 11-16.

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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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