Support your station and your staff in 2024

Upcoming in-person OAB events
OAB Executive Forum – July 11, Columbus
MBMTC 2024 – Oct. 2-3, Columbus

Your OAB membership supports your station in serving your local community.  The OAB provides tools and resources for all parts of your station operations in three primary areas:  advocacy, compliance and training.

Thanks to our member stations’ support of our NCSA-PEP program, most of these benefits are available at no additional cost for staff at OAB member stations. However, a member login is required. To access these resources login or create an account.

Advocacy | Compliance | Training | Business Services


The OAB defends and promotes the interests of Ohio broadcasters at the federal and state levels.


    • Advocate on key issues of importance to radio and television stations with the Ohio Congressional delegation including the AM Radio in Every Vehicle Act, Local Radio Freedom Act, and regulation of virtual MVPDs.
    • Monitor FCC rulemakings and file comments in proceedings where appropriate.
    • Organize Capitol Hill visits in coordination with the NAB State Leadership Conference in Washington D.C., and district meetings for OAB members with our Congressional delegation.
    • Monitor legislation in the Ohio General Assembly that impacts broadcasters, including the implementation of marijuana legalization.



    The OAB helps you stay current on federal and state rules and regulations impacting your station.



    The OAB offers relevant training opportunities from trusted industry experts across multiple disciplines.



    Additional Business Services:
    The OAB provides other benefits that help you support your employees.  You can:

    • Support an internship at your station with the Summer Internship Support Program.
    • Discover the best talent for your station with unlimited free job postings on the OAB job board.
    • Help advance Ohio women in radio leadership positions with the MIW-OAB Women in Radio mentorship program.
    • Increase focus on high school and college industry recruitment activities.
    • Stay current on the issues and trends impacting your advertising clients with the weekly Insight Edge e-newsletter.
    • Save on your workers’ comp premiums by participating in the OAB’s group rating program.
    • Support station employees and their children by encouraging participation in the OAB Kids scholarship.