Mike McVay to Headline IBA Programming Webinar

Lakeville, Minnesota – January 8, 2021: Legendary program consultant Mike McVay has been tapped to present the IBA’s (Independent Broadcasters Association) 1st IBA Programming Webinar of 2021 with ‘Programming Principles that Win in Ratings & Revenue’ Thursday January 14th at 2pm. The session is designed to share how to easily execute programming strategies that attract […]

IBA Creates Member Legal Hotline with Telecommunications Law Professionals

Lakeville, MN, January 6, 2021: The IBA has established a legal hotline service for the Independent Broadcasters Association with its association legal counsel, Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC (“TLP”). Through this service IBA membership will be offered the opportunity to sign up for a cost-effective legal hot-line service staffed by TLP. Ron Stone, Executive Director of […]

Throwback Brands, IBA join forces in 2021

Lakeville, MN, January 6, 2021: The THROWBACK BRANDS slate of shows and services have announced a new partnership with the Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA), effective immediately, to provide content, resources, and consulting to IBA member stations. Throwback Brands, headed by award-winning programmer and on air host Tony Lorino, produces Throwback Nation Radio for Classic Hits, […]


Lakeland, Florida, December 11, 2020: AC programming consultant Gary Berkowitz and the Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA) have teamed up to offer programming and content services to IBA Members across America. The partnership is one of several that the IBA has recently formed to help its members through its vendor discount program that provides the industry’s […]

Revenue Generation: Reward without Risk

Lakeland, Florida, December 11, 2020: Stonick Recruitment, Inc. announced a new partnership with the Independent Broadcasters Associations to help members take advantage of the incredible recruitment marketplace that is anticipated to drive substantial recruitment advertising for the foreseeable future for radio. Effective immediately, all members of the Independent Broadcaster’s Association will not have to pay […]

Independent Broadcasters Associates Partners with dk east associates on First-of-Its-Kind Financial Report for Independent Broadcasters

Lakeville, Minnesota – October 19, 2020 – The Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA) has announced its latest partnership with dk east associates, a media specialty accounting firm, to conduct a financial analysis of independent broadcaster operations. Participation in the financial report is free but stations must be a member of the IBA by October 31 to participate. The financial report […]

Gen Media Partners Creates IBA Radio Sales Exclusively for Members of Independent Broadcasters Association

Lakeville, Minnesota — September 30, 2020 – The Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA) and Gen Media Partners (GMP) announce the formation of IBA Radio Sales, a national sales and marketing team under Gen Media Partners, exclusively for IBA members. “IBA membership has been growing exponentially, stated Ron Stone, President of IBA. “To date, we have 900 members and more stations […]


Lakeville, Minnesota, September 4, 2020: The Independent Broadcasters Association (IBA) announced today that the IBA Membership website is officially “open for business!” Also announced today is a network radio ad sales partnership with New York City-based AdLarge Media to create two new independent radio station networks. The IBA Board approved the membership offering on August 17. The membership […]

Articles filed, Board Selected…The Journey Begins!

Lakeville, Minnesota, July 22, 2020: The Independent Broadcasters Association announced today that it has filed articles of incorporation in the State of Minnesota and is officially in business. Ron Stone said “We filed the articles last Friday, on a day where we were 96% of our 3,000-station goal. 2,877 stations had signed up, represented by just […]

Its Official! Your IBA Will Be Live Within Days!

Lakeville, Minnesota, July 10, 2020: The Independent Broadcasters Association announced today that it is officially forming the organization within the next two weeks. Ron Stone said “We have 496 owners / operators representing just under 3,000 stations that have signed up supporting the idea of the organization. The next step is the actual formation of […]