National Association of Broadcasters Refreshes “Political Advertising Handbook,” Now Available to NAB Members and Non-Members

A new edition of NAB’s Political Advertising Handbook is now available. This handbook presents similar information to the former Political Broadcast Catechism (last published in 2014) regarding political broadcasting but in a more user-friendly format and updates FCC rules and policies where appropriate.

The cost is $49 for NAB members and $99 for nonmembers.

The handbook addresses a station’s obligations during the entire political broadcasting season including:

  • Determining whether a candidate is entitled to reasonable access or equal opportunities.
  • Calculating rates for political ads
  • The proper sponsor identification of ads
  • Record-keeping requirements for both candidate and noncandidate ads
  • And more

NAB members can login to their MyNAB account to order. Non-NAB members can also sign up for a MyNAB account to order or contact Bradford Caldwell at


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