About the OAB

Supporting local broadcasters throughout the Buckeye state.

Established in 1937, the OAB is one of the nation’s oldest state broadcast associations and  serves Ohio’s local radio and TV stations. It is our priority to promote and protect the ability of Ohio’s  broadcasters to serve their local communities.

The OAB provides our 400+ local radio and TV member stations with tools and resources to advance the business of broadcasting through:

  • Advocacy – The OAB defends and promotes the interests of Ohio broadcasters before the Ohio General Assembly and to Washington, D.C., policymakers, ensuring your voice is heard.
  • Compliance – OAB resources guide you through complex issues and regulations, helping you stay up to date on the legal and regulatory changes that impact the operation of your station.
  • Training – With programs that benefit everyone on your staff, the OAB provides exclusive training events and networking opportunities from trusted industry experts.