Category: January 2016

House Energy & Commerce GOP Committee Lineup Announced, Includes Michigan’s Fred Upton

U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) issued the following statement after announcing the subcommittee Ranking Members for the 116th Congress: “The American people expect results, and I am confident that the leadership team Republicans are putting forward is ready to deliver. As we address some of the biggest challenges facing… read more

NEW! Student Memberships!

Are you a high school or college student interested in the broadcasting and media industry? Now you can join the Michigan Association of Broadcasters for only $15! Student membership entitles you to all the benefits of associate membership, including newsletters, contact lists, discounts at events, and more! PLUS membership looks great on a resume! Click… read more

MAB Members at SOTS 2016

MAB Brings 2016 SOS in HD to Members

The State of the State was carried live on air and on the websites of member television and radio stations in every market. Recently, you received an email asking for your web views during SOS and your viewership on air during SOS. We need to take every opportunity to show the superiority of broadcast media…. read more

Ralph Hauenstein

Ralph Hauenstein Passes Away

WGVU Public Media joins the community in mourning the death of Ralph W. Hauenstein. After a career in newspapers in Grand Rapids, Hauenstein served in intelligence during WWII under General Eisenhower. After a distinguished military career, he became a business leader in the import-export business. Hauenstein went on to become a leading philanthropist in the… read more

MI College Goal Sunday

Michigan College Goal

According to a press release by the Michigan Department of Treasury, MI College Goal is a team effort of the Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid unit, Michigan Student Financial Aid Association, Michigan Department of Education, and EduGuide. “Students and families often experience difficulties and frustration when filling out the FAFSA,” State Treasurer Nick… read more


Back to Basics

Back to Basics: Start the New Year off with a review of your most important elements – the basics. By: Gary Berkowitz, Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting, Inc. First and foremost, air check your jocks. PD’s are busier and multi-tasking more than ever, and this art seems to be falling in-between the cracks. There is no better… read more

Jim Mathis

Reinventing Your Problem

Reinventing Your Problem: Change Your Attitude, Change Your Results By: Jim Mathis, Reinvention Nation™ “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll As a new year begins, we often reflect on the choices we’ve made and vow not to repeat the bad ones. We spend… read more