MAB News Archive

MPRN Seeks State Capitol Correspondent

With the departure of Jake Neher for WDET-FM (Detroit), Michigan Public Radio Network (MPRN) has an opening for a State Capitol Correspondent.  The person in this position is responsible for reporting news stories for use by stations within the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB). The MAPB is seeking an experienced multi-platform journalist to cover the… read more

GLBC Session Preview: Become a Better News Organization

Whether you, or your news staff are new to the business or seasoned journalists, you have to admit, things have changed! News is now a 24 hour, 365 instant in my hand business, engaging all of your audiences’ senses. Print, Television, Radio, Magazines, Social, Digital, and Bloggers all have one thing in common…CONTENT! Join your… read more

Engineering: Barix Box Advisory

On April 6, The Alabama Broadcasters Association shared this with us…from one of their members: “Someone is attacking Barix Boxes. Within the past 24 hours, several radio stations and at least one radio network have been compromised. The Barix receiver is pointed to an obscene podcast and its password changed so it can only be… read more

Traffic Director Spotlight: Lisa DeAngelo

Lisa DeAngelo  Krol Communications, Owosso Lisa DeAngelo wears many hats at WJSZ-FM in Owosso.  Not only is she the Operations and Office Manager, she is also the Traffic Director, Production Director, and Midday host on the station.  Lisa has been with Krol Communications since December 2009.  She began her radio career in 1992 at WYCD-FM… read more

Why is My Station Not Featured in MAB News Briefs?

If your station has not been featured in MAB News Briefs, we need you to send us information about your events and activities.  We’re always looking for information on community service events, new personnel hires, format changes, and whatever is going on at your station. We also love photos!  Lots of photos! We want to… read more

The MAB Job Bank

If you’re looking for a new challenge, your first job, or maybe an internship, you’ll find many listings on the MAB Job Bank.  We want to help you find the job you want. Stations:  We have a situation wanted section where savvy job seekers are placing their resume and contact information.  You’ll also find a… read more

WOLY’s Battle for License Renewal Ends

On March 30, the FCC issued a final order in the case of former broadcast station WOLY-AM (Battle Creek).  The station’s former licensee, Christian Family Network (CFN), has been trying to get the FCC to reverse its dismissal of both a license renewal and a request for Special Temporary Authority. According to the Memorandum Opinion and… read more