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Recent News

State Championship Broadcast Lines

By ssundholm | 02/20/2019 |

The OAB will again arrange for broadcast lines at the sites of the State High School Basketball Championships on the weekends of February 28-March 2 and March 7-9 Use of the lines must be scheduled through the OAB office. The reservation form can be found below. You may also download the form from our website…

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Updated Liquor Advertising Regulations

By ssundholm | 02/13/2019 |

The passage of SQ 792 has led to some positive changes in liquor advertising regulations.  A new one-sheet has been posted with those updates. Click here and then click on ‘Liquor Advertising’ to expand the one-sheet.

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2019 OAB Convention

By Teri SImonton | 02/11/2019 |
Skirvin Hotel - 2019 OAB Annual Convention

The 2019 OAB Convention will be at the beautiful and historic Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City, April 4-5! We have a great line-up of sessions and speakers.

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2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards Results

By Nancy Struby | 02/06/2019 |

The 2018 Outstanding Achievement Awards have been judged and the results are here. Congratulations to this year’s winners, and THANK YOU to everyone who entered. Oklahoma broadcasters continue to set high standards for our industry.

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Medical Marijuana Advertising

By ssundholm | 01/22/2019 |

In response to the many requests for guidelines on accepting medical marijuana advertising, see the attached advisory from the OAB in collaboration with attorney David Oxenford:   Medical Marijuana Advertising

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New Sales Training Webinar

By ssundholm | 01/11/2019 |

Free Webinar! A primer in the premier on-line sales training system. Take 30 minutes to learn how to get the most value from LBS in 2019. Thursday January 24th, 2019 – 9:00 am CT Click below for more information and registration: January 24th – Webinar – OAB  

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Upcoming Events

January 22--Political Webinar, 10:00am.

February 6--OAB Outstanding Achievement Awards Results Announced.

February 17--Deadline to apply for OAB Education Foundation Scholarships and Faculty Fellowship.

March 6--OAB Convention Registration Deadline.

April 2-3, 2020--Annual OAB Convention, River Spirit Casino and Resort, Tulsa.

News You Can Use

by Vance Harrison

2019 Annual Convention Recap (and some personal news)


2019 OAB Annual Convention Overview Thursday-Friday, April 4-5 at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. 1. Attendance was 711 different…

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Local Broadcasting is Still the Most Dominant Medium


Why Local Broadcasting Is Still the Most Dominant Medium   By Will Payne, OAB Chairman, Payne Radio Group As Broadcasters…

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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.…

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Vance Harrison, OAB President

Vance Harrison has been President of the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters since 2007. He has been in the broadcasting business since 1978.

David Oxenford - Broadcast LawDavid Oxenford has been the OAB’s “man in Washington,” answering the association’s FCC hotline for over 20 years, and regularly speaking at OAB events on DC legal issues

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