News and Events

Arizona Media Association celebrates advocacy on 39 bills

Thanks to our dedicated lobbyist, we safeguarded local media interests in 39 bills and effectively saw no local media territory loss.

Meet the moderators: Arizona Media Association to make 2024 political debates most accessible in history

In support of democracy, the mission of this effort is to make Arizona’s 2024 debates the most accessible in Arizona history.

Arizona Media Association announces preliminary Arizona primary debates schedule for 2024

The Arizona Media Association is excited to announce a preliminary Arizona primary debate schedule for 2024.

Arizona Media Association releases 2024 consumer research study showing statewide shifts in media habits + local trend around trust

Newly released data from the Arizona Media Association shows consumers are using an ever-expanding list of platforms for entertainment, community connection and news.

AMA celebrates 5 hall of fame inductees, announces new plans for 2024 at Arizona Media Future and Awards Lunch

The Arizona Media Association (AMA) welcomed five media legends into its Hall of Fame during a record-sized-turnout lunch event on January 26, 2024.

Want to join: AMA Local News Listening Session in Phoenix this February

Our goal is to receive feedback from everyday Arizonans about their likes, frustrations and new ideas to help make local news more impactful.

Arizona Media Association to distribute up to 29 political debates in partnership with statewide local media

All debates will also be simulcast with Spanish audio translation and include an ASL interpreter.

Radio and TV members: Let us help keep you in FCC compliance next year!

The Arizona Media Association has an FCC-trained inspector ready to help make sure you stay in FCC compliance.

You’re invited to network! 2 holiday media events in Arizona

Does a holiday networking mixer with local media and marketing leaders peak your interest?

Now open! Get tickets for the Arizona Media Future and Awards Lunch

Are you ready for Arizona’s biggest-ever event to support the state’s local media?

Equimedia Advisors and Arizona Media Association join forces to build support for the Arizona Local News Foundation

This partnership will focus on philanthropy, cooperative journalism and sustainable local news operations.

Leading us into the future: Welcome the AMA’s 2024 Board of Directors

This is our largest-ever board and each of these 18 leaders will help chart the course of our Association over the next 12 months.

Where we go from here: How the Arizona Local News Foundation is launching

The mission of the Foundation is to connect communities with more local news and information.

Be ready! 2024 political advertising projections show Arizona near top of spending list

The latest report from AdImpact shows Arizona with the second highest 2024 political advertising spend of any state.

Looking ahead: 6 marquee AMA services comes to you soon

As our most aggressive offering in 2024, the Association plans to allocate a large amount of funding to support more paid internships.

AMA approves flat + reduced members dues for 2024

This dues structure puts all radio, TV, print and digital members under the same structure to ensure equity.