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  • Congressman Tim Walberg will speak at #MABsummer, receive MAB’s Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award

    Congressman Tim Walberg (R-7) has joined the list of speakers who will be on hand for the MAB’s Advocacy Conference & Annual Business Meeting on August 5-6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids.  Additionally, he will be honored with the MAB Board of Director’s Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award during the conference’s concluding Awards… read more

  • Jim Rademaker Named Interim GM at WCMU Public Media

    Central Michigan University has named Jim Rademaker Interim General Manager of WCMU Public Media. The appointment comes following former WCMU general manager Ken Kolbe’s announcement that he was joining WGVU in Grand Rapids as their general manager. Rademaker joined WCMU in December 2015 as director of development and community engagement. He was promoted to assistant general manager… read more

  • Lansing Radio Legend Earle Robinson Passes

    Longtime WKAR Radio on-air personality Earle Robinson has died.   His death was reported by the station on May 13.  His work at WKAR began with a music program in 1974, but he’s best remembered for bringing sports news to our listeners, first on a call-in show co-hosted with Jim Adams, then later hosting Sportstalk by… read more

  • MediaBrew Acquires Great Lakes Radio Marquette Stations

    MediaBrew Communications Marquette, LLC has agreed to purchase radio properties and new media businesses serving the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from Great Lakes Radio, Inc. The group includes stations WFXD (FM & HD) (Marquette), WKQS-FM (Negaunee), WRUP (FM) (Palmer); and translators W291CJ (Marquette), W260AG (lshpeming), W248BU (lshpeming) and W286BC (Marquette).  The application for the transfer… read more

  • WMYD and WDIV-TV Team for Detroit’s First ATSC 3.0 Signal

    On the heels of last month’s announcement that TV broadcasters in the Top 40 TV markets will be launching Next-Gen TV services by the end of 2020, Detroit’s WMYD, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company announced May 15 plans to launch the new broadcast TV technology in a collaborative effort that will also involve Graham… read more

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