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 […]

600 More Independent Stations Say Yes to Forming the IBA

Lakeville, Minnesota, June 19, 2020: The IBA continues to move closer to its goal of 3,000 stations, adding an additional 600 stations in the past week, a 33% increase since last week. Ron Stone says “The momentum we are seeing is incredible. We are now up to 424 owners and operators and 2,395 stations! It takes […]

Independent Broadcasters Association Week 2: Another 500 Stations

Lakeville, Minnesota, June 12, 2020: Stations showing interest in the Independent Broadcasters Association continues to surge with week 2 of Ron Stone’s campaign delivering another 500 stations. Stone says “I am convinced now more than ever that the IBA will become a reality. As of today, we have interest from owners and operators representing 1,850 stations, […]

Independent Broadcasters Association Getting Solid Response

Lakeville, Minnesota, June 4, 2020: Adams Radio Group CEO Ron Stone provided an update today on the IBA initiative. Stone says he has been very encouraged by the phones calls and conversations he has had with many operators and owners about forming the association. “As of today, the IBA has received interest from owners and operators […]