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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.

Get a fully-funded intern from the AMA

Our application portal is now open for an unprecedented level of financial support to fund local media internships.

Arizona Media Association to induct 5 honorees into Hall of Fame

Our honorees are Kit Atwell, Bruce Cooper, Al Macias, Terri Ouellette, and Floyd Simmons.

FALL 2023 CHANGES: Say hello to the Arizona Media Association + 2024 Board Votes

The Arizona Broadcasters Association and Arizona Newspapers Association are combining operations to form a single Arizona Media Association

Arizona Broadcasters Association rebrands to Arizona Media Association, adds 80 new member groups from print and digital

With these changes, the organization is set to represent more than 300 local media brands from radio, TV, print, and digital.