About the NDBA

monitorThe NDBA is a not-for-profit corporation chartered by the State of North Dakota. The purposes of the Association are:

  • To promote cooperation and understanding among broadcasters, both radio and television, as well as among businesses and other organizations associated with the broadcast industry.

  • To foster and promote the development of the art of broadcasting.

  • To encourage and promote customs and practices which will be in the best interests of the public and the broadcasting industry.

  • To protect the members in every lawful and proper manner from inquiries and unjust actions.

  • To serve as a contact with other broadcast associations.

The purpose of the NDBA is to advance the best interests of the free, local, over-the-air, full service radio and television broadcast industry in the State of North Dakota and in that regard: to optimize the business and regulatory environment in which the broadcast industry operates on a state level, on a regional level and on a federal level; to advance the state of the art of broadcasting; to increase respect for and the credibility of broadcasting; to help each broadcast station to better serve the public interest; and to otherwise engage in activities and other undertakings, including but limited to PEP (Public Education Partnership) Programs which serve those purposes.