North American Broadcasters Association

The North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) mission is to identify and take action on technical, operational and regulatory issues affecting North American broadcasters.

The Current Mandate (includes, but is not limited to):

  • Developing effective perspectives and proposals as television evolves to the next generation, including content creation, collection, and multi-platform distribution
  • Protection of the broadcast signal on any platform from piracy or interference
  • Providing a forum for education, discussion and advocacy regarding the evolution of program creation, distribution and delivery
  • Exchanging best practices in non-competitive areas to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Providing a forum for radio-specific issues which speak to the evolving radio market in the digital/internet environment


Full members are North American national broadcasters, each providing a representative on the Board of Directors.


Associate Members tend to be regional networks, station groups and specialty services. Associate members also elect a representative(s) for the Board of Directors.

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