Month: August 2018

Midwest Communications Appoints New VP/Market Managers for Lansing, Kalamazoo

Midwest Communications (MWC) has announced the arrival of new VP/Market Managers for two of company’s Michigan clusters. Mark Jaycox has been named Vice President/Market Manager of MWC’s four stations in Lansing.  Before joining Midwest, Jaycox was General Manager at Adams Outdoor in Lansing and has served as a VP/GM at Salem Communications. Kurt Luchs has… read more

Programming Advice from Warren Buffett

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Well, kind of. I recently read an interview with “The Oracle of Omaha,” arguably one of the savviest investors of all time,… read more

September Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Annual Regulatory Fees; Nationwide EAS Test; Comment Dates on FM Translator Interference, Audio Competition, Children’s Television Requirements, and Reimbursement for LPTV and FM Repacking Costs; and More While September is one of those months with neither EEO reports nor Quarterly Issues Programs or Children’s Television Reports, that does not… read more

Appeal Filed on Minimum Wage Ballot Proposal

Last week, the Court of Appeals ruled in favor of placing the petition to raise the state’s minimum wage on the November ballot. In a 2-1 decision, the Appeals Court held that the challenges brought by Michigan Opportunity, the group opposing the proposal, did not raise sufficient grounds to block the proposal from the ballot…. read more

WWTV/WWUP’s Michelle Dunaway To Bike from Cadillac to Grand Rapids for Benefit

WWTV/WWUP-TV (Cadillac) News Anchor Michelle Dunaway is once again raising money for the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan, this time biking from Cadillac to Grand Rapids.  The ride is scheduled to take place Thursday, September 6, beginning with a kickoff event at 5:45 a.m. at Cadillac Rotary Pavilion. The “Red Ride for Families” seeks to… read more

WKHM-FM Welcomes New Morning Show Co-Host

Jackson Radio Work’s WKHM-FM  has announced a new addition to the “K Crew”: Jenny Lewis of Jackson. She joins Scott Clow on-air from 6 -10 a.m. weekday mornings on K-105.3. She is a graduate of Northwest High School, attended Liberty University and resides in Jackson with her husband and two daughters. Lewis says of her new… read more