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 Letters from Chairman Wheeler on Broadcast Exclusivity Rules
11/24/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to letters from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) regarding their concerns about potential Commission action on broadcast exclusivity rules, the following statement can be attributed to NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton:

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NABEF Now Accepting Entries for Celebration of Service to America Awards
11/23/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is now accepting entries for the 2016 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America gala, held Tuesday, June 21 at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.  View More...
'Alison & Adam Memorial Fund' Raises Nearly $90,000 to Support Families of Roanoke TV Victims
11/19/2015 12:00:00 AM 

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- NAB announced today that the “Alison & Adam Memorial Fund” established to support families of the victims of this summer’s Roanoke TV shooting has raised $88,175. The National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Television Digital News Association launched the fund to accept donations from broadcasters on behalf of Alison Parker and Adam Ward, who were tragically killed August 26 by a former employee of WDBJ-TV, Roanoke, a CBS affiliate owned by Schurz Communications.

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Recruiter Registration Now Open for NABEF's Media Sales Institute
11/13/2015 12:00:00 AM 
Recruiter registration for the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation’s (NABEF) Media Sales Institute (MSI) is now open. The Media Sales Institute is an intensive 10-day program that trains young professionals for careers in media sales. Recruiters from broadcast stations and groups, have the opportunity to observe program participants in sales presentations to local clients, conduct one-on-one interviews at the conclusion of the program and earn Equal Employment Opportunity credit for their respective companies.  View More...
NAB Rebrands CCW Event 'NAB Show New York'
11/11/2015 12:00:00 AM 
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), producer of NAB Show and Content & Communications World (CCW), featuring SATCON, announced today it is rebranding the CCW event, which will now be called “NAB Show New York.” Attracting some 7,000 attendees annually and showcasing a full range of next-generation technology for media and entertainment professionals, the newly named NAB Show New York is taking place today and tomorrow at the Javits Convention Center 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...

  • February 23-24 NAB Legislative Conference
  • April 9:  WVBA Spring Meeting – The Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV
  • April 9: WVBA Excellence In Broadcasting Awards Banquet – the Waterfront Place Hotel, Morgantown, WV
  • April 16-21: NAB Television Show – Las Vegas

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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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