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 Education Foundation Announces 2015 Technology Apprenticeships
7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) today announced internship placements for the 2015 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP). TAP exposes high-tech graduates and professionals to the broadcast industry through a six month, hands-on training program that includes a two-month internship.  View More...
Dave Lougee Elected as NAB Joint Board Chairman
6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Dave Lougee, president of Gannett Broadcasting, has been unanimously elected as NAB joint board chairman by the NAB Joint Board of Directors. Lougee takes over from Charles Warfield, senior advisor of YMF Media LLC, whose term expired.

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Three Members of Congress Added as Local Radio Freedom Act Co-Sponsors
6/26/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, DC -- Two members of the House of Representatives and one Senator 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 196 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and 19 in the Senate.

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NAB Statement on Senate Commerce Committee Passage of Joint Sales Agreement Legislation
6/25/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Commerce Committee today passed bipartisan legislation that would grandfather existing sharing arrangements between local television stations in place before March 31, 2014. The legislation passed the Committee on a recorded vote of 14-10. The following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

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Lieutenant General John "Jay" Raymond to Keynote SATCON
6/24/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Lieutenant General John “Jay” Raymond, Commander, 14th Air Force (Air Forces Strategic), Air Force Space Command and Commander, Joint Functional Component Command for Space, U.S. Strategic Command, will provide the keynote for SATCON, part of NAB’s Content and Communications World (CCW), on Thursday, November 12. CCW will be held November 11-12 in New York City.  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...
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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