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Dr. Jerry Henderson, 79, of Bay City, Michigan, passed away on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Brian’s House Hospice.
Born in Malone, New York on November 19, 1938, Jerry was the son of the late Robert A. and Charlotte (Disque) Henderson. He graduated from Franklin Academy High School in June of 1956, then went on to study at the University of Rochester, NY, Paul Smiths College in Paul Smiths NY, and Hartwick College in Oneonta, NY. Jerry completed his undergraduate career at Hartwick College where he earned a B.A. in Psychology in 1962.
Jerry was Professor of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts for many years at Central Michigan University where his beloved students often referred to him as “Dr. Jerry”. Prior to his tenure at CMU, Jerry was an Assistant Professor at Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA, an instructor for speech at University of Maine, Orono, and a speech and drama instructor at Lamar State College of Technology in Beaumont, TX. In between semesters in 1980, Jerry served as a production assistant and driver for NBC. He worked as a radio programmer at various stations in NY, PA, TX, and ME, and was a recording and editing engineer at Magnetic Recorder and Reproducer Corporation. Early in his career, Jerry was a staff writer for the Malone Evening Telegram.
A celebration of Dr. Henderson's life will be held this Sunday. More: https://www.facebook.com/events/2000140009997330/
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WJRT-TV (Flint) was the recipient of a National Association of Broadcasters Educational Foundation Service to America Award, honoring the station’s dedication to serving its community through an annual Diaper Drive.
The award ceremonies were held in Washington, D.C. on June 12.
The award recognizes outstanding community service by local broadcasters.
WJRT’s Angie Hendershot (above) accepted the award alongside news director Jayne Hodak and Flint’s U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-5). WJRT general manager Pete Veto was also in attendance.
See video of Hendershot accepting the award here.
In Genesee County, 4,500 children under age 3 live below the poverty line. Because state and federal assistance cannot be used to buy diapers, many of these children are forced to stay in the same diaper for days at a time.
The day-long Diaper Drive collects donations of diapers, wipes and cash to help the Flint Diaper Bank supply more than 1 million diapers to local babies every year.
The Michigan Association of Broadcasters and the MAB Foundation are pleased to announce the 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees and the Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, to be honored Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
This year's Hall of Fame Inductees are:
The MAB is looking for a qualified individual to conduct Alternative Broadcast Inspections for our members (learn more here) and will offer a special one-day ABIP training session for interested individuals. A day-long ABIP training session will be offered on June 14, 2018 at the Courtyard by Marriott, 2710 Lake Lansing Rd., near the Eastwood Towne Center in Lansing.
While the training is geared toward interested applicants, the MAB has opened the session to all who want to learn more about the ABIP inspection process.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai will be a guest speaker at the MAB's summer Advocacy Conference and Annual Meeting, August 13-14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
More details to come. Register now so you don't miss out. Complete registration details, including lodging at The Grand Hotel is available here.
Need more information? Call the MAB at 800.968.7622 or email MAB's Jacquelen Timm, firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you on the Island August 13 and 14!