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 AT&T Activation of FM Chips on Android Smartphones
7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the announcement that AT&T will include FM Chip activation in their 2016 device specifications for Android smartphones, the following statement can be attributed to NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith:

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Radio Show Unlocks Potential of Programmatic Buying
7/23/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The 2015 Radio Show will feature a must attend General Session on programmatic advertising on Wednesday, September 30 from 4:00-5:30PM entitled “Unlocking Programmatic’s Potential.” The session will include a three-part discussion, presented by Prohaska Consulting CEO Matt Prohaska, on how radio sellers, buyers and technology companies can best leverage programmatic advertising strategies in today’s marketplace. The Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB,) takes place September 30-October 2 in Atlanta. View More...
2015 Radio Show Debuts Artist Spotlight Series
7/22/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The 2015 Radio Show will feature BMI songwriters/artists Paul McDonald, Bonnie Bishop, Shawn Mullins and Michael Tolcher, as part of the first-ever Radio Show Artist Spotlight Series. The performances are free for registered attendees and will take place during select general sessions and networking opportunities throughout the show. The songwriters were scheduled by BMI Vice President of Licensing and Industry Relations Dan Spears. The Radio Show, produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), takes place September 30 - October 2 in Atlanta. View More...
NAB Statement on Bipartisan Legislation Grandfathering Broadcaster Sales Agreements
7/21/2015 12:00:00 AM 
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Three Members of Congress Added as Local Radio Freedom Act Co-Sponsors
7/17/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- Three Members of the House of Representatives have been added as co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution now has 203 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 19 in the Senate.

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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...
Events

Sept 30 – Oct 2  NAB Radio Show, Atlanta Ga 

Oct 8-10  NAB Small Market Television Exchange, Austin Tx

2015 Winners & Pictures

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Thursday, July 02, 2015

Results Radio Parkersburg

We boarded the Valley Gem in Marietta for a fundraiser to benefit the WVU Children’s Hospital. The station raised over $1800 with entertainment, dinner and a live auction.  This is just one small side promotion we do leading up to a big Radiothon we have for WVU Childrens hospital in mid-fall.

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Thursday, July 02, 2015

V100 is Going to the Dogs!

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Thursday, July 02, 2015

Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook Off

WTRF is a proud Contributor. This event raises money for the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and this year we raised $9050.50 which was their largest to date.

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