member benefits

NYSBA member services provided at no additional charge:

Representation in Washington before Congress and the FCC

Representation in Albany and before New York State Agencies

Internship Program – Stations select and pay interns. NYSBA reimburses stations. 

Free on-line sales training courses 

  • Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)
  • Local Broadcast Sales (LBS)
  • Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)
  • NYSBA TV Sales Training

Engineering on-line course from Society of Broadcast Engineers 

Sales Management – Media Staffing Network on-line courses focusing on management and employment issues.

Live regional digital sales training in upstate markets

Statewide Awards: “Excellence in Broadcasting” and “Serving New York” Awards

Digital Leadership Academy in NYC 

Annual Hall of Fame Awards Luncheon in NYC 

Job postings on the NYSBA website

Weekly electronic newsletter NY NewStream

Webinars on FCC compliance and various topics

Alternative Broadcast Inspections – Protects stations from FCC technical inspections  (payment required - provided at cost)

Emergency Alert Services (EAS) – Coordinate the EAS system in New York

FCC Compliance Hotline (free)