NDBA Membership

Why and How to Join the NDBA

Membership in the North Dakota Broadcasters Association is open to any commercial radio or television station with listeners in the State of North Dakota licensed with the FCC. NDBA strives to provide the best service to its members and deliver greater value through membership benefits, resources and services. NDBA membership is an effective way to strengthen businesses, build new relationships, stay on top of cutting-edge technologies and receive the latest news, developments and information to discover new business ideas.

Associate Membership

Associate Membership is designed exclusively for companies and individuals that provide products and services to the electronic media industries. Through Associate Membership, companies show their support and confidence in the broadcast industry. Benefits include registration fees for events, webinars and NDBA legal resources at no additional charge.

Associate Members include broadcast equipment manufacturers, law firms, nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, content providers, telecommunication companies, educational institutions and consultants, but membership is not limited to these groups alone.

NDBA Members

NDBA Members receive exceptional advocacy, resourceful information, career development, and network opportunities. Your NDBA is working on your behalf! From Bismarck to Washington, D.C. your NDBA represents your interests and ensures our elected representatives understand the vital service you provide to their constituents.

Membership is $50 per TV & Radio station and $100 annually for an Associate. Please renew now as a steadfast example to all of your colleagues that who we are and what we do as an industry are important enough to protect.

100% of Membership dues goes to the advocacy efforts at the federal and state level.

Contact NDBA office today bethh@ndba.org or 701-258-1332

Membership Services - Check out www.ndba.org for More!

Legislative Network

The NDBA monitors all state legislation and partners with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) www.nab.org on federal issues. We alert members on important pending legislation. (NAB) is the chief advocate of America's broadcasters in our nation's capital, ensuring policymakers are informed on the issues that impact the broadcasting industry.

Professional Development

The NDBA provides numerous opportunities for professional development through educational seminars and on-line webcasts.


The NDBA "Teddy" awards recognizes outstanding achievement and excellence in broadcasting by North Dakota radio and television stations. The awards program is in conjunction with the NDBA Annual Fall Conference. The awards program is open to all commercial stations licensed and based in North Dakota. This program is presented by the North Dakota Broadcasters Association and sponsored by the ND National Guard.


The NDBA "Pioneer" award is given to a broadcaster whose contribution to the industry promises to have enduring value throughout North Dakota in Television or Radio. The Pioneer recipient has made significant and lasting contributions to ND broadcasting. This prestigious award is presented at the NDBA Annual Fall Conference which is held at the Radisson on September 1st in Bismarck, ND.  Watch for further details coming soon.