Sales Recruitment Webinars Continue for OAB Members

Tips for Attracting New Employees, the first in a 3-part webinar series hosted by the OAB, was held this week.

Participants enjoyed the session, saying presenter Laurie Kahn of Media Staffing Network shared lots of good information that will be easy to implement in their stations.

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Congratulations Senator Coleman and Representative Wright!

Bill Coleman, owner of Team Radio stations in Ponca City, Blackwell, Stillwater, and Perry, won his runoff election last night for Oklahoma Senate District 10.

Bill is unopposed in the November election, so congratulations Senator Coleman!

Bill has been a valuable member of the OAB, serving on the OAB Board of Directors and the NAB Radio Board.

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OSSAA Playoffs Passes

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It’s time to request your OSSAA media passes for the 2018/19 school year.

These passes are good for playoff games organized by the OSSAA.


Click here for a request form.… Read More

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C Band Satellite Dishes

The following advisory from our FCC attorney David Oxenford relates to the FCC’s use of the C Band earth stations. Many of you currently have C Band satellite dishes that you use to download programming. While to date you have not been required to license these dishes, the FCC is doing a survey to find out how many dishes there are in use and what the implications will be if they grant additional use of this spectrum.… Read More

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OAB Member Update

Roger Harris, who has worked in Ada for the past forty years and is the Market Manager for the Chickasaw Nation Radio group of five stations, was recently elected to the NAB Board of Directors for the Oklahoma/Texas region. Roger replaces Bill Coleman from Ponca City and Stillwater who capably served for the six years prior.… Read More

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OAB Elects a New Chairman and Four New Directors

Please join us in welcoming Will Payne as the New Chairman of the OAB Board of Directors. Will is the youngest of OAB Hall of Famer Bill Payne‘s four kids and owns several stations in southeastern Oklahoma in addition to helping with the music selection for a number of the Family’s stations in Eastern Oklahoma.… Read More

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OAB Convention at the River Spirit Casino in Tulsa

The OAB celebrated it’s 70th Anniversary with record attendance (732 people were registered) 4/19-4/20/2018 at the new and very impressive facility in South Tulsa. There were 18 sessions on all facets of the business and OAB Hall of Famers Ronnie Kaye, Linda Cavanaugh, and John David gave the keynote address at the annual luncheon.… Read More

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OAB at the NAB State Leadership Conference, Washington DC

The OAB travelled to Washington DC in late February to meet with our Congressional Delegation and to thank them for their support of Free-Local-Over-The-Air Broadcasting. We have full support from them on the three pressing issues at hand:

  1. Their support of The RADIO PERFORMANCE TAX.
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