The MAB and MAB Foundation (MABF) presented the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award and inducted three outstanding individuals into the 2015 class of the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 18 at Shanty Creek Resorts.
Inductees are nominated by their peers and voting takes over a few weeks. Active members of the broadcasting media cast their votes and the inductees are chosen. These awards are the highest recognition given by the MAB to members of the broadcasting media.
L-R: MAB President/CEO Karole L. White; 2014-2015 MAB Chairman Chris Warren, Midwestern Broadcasting Company (Traverse City) and 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Jeanne Findlater.
L-R: 2015 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductee Frank Beckmann, WJR-AM (Detroit); MAB President/CEO Karole L. White; 2015 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductee Larry Patrick, Patrick Communications, Elkridge, MD; and 2014-2015 MAB Chairman Chris Warren, Midwestern Broadcasting Company (Traverse City). Also inducted posthumously was Mike Fezzey, Huntington National Bank Regional President and former President and General Manager of WJR-AM (Detroit)
Award recipients were honored during the MAB's Awards Banquet surrounded by family, friends and colleagues. For more information on this year's event, click here.