Category: August 2017

The Robinson Report: Let’s Eat An Egg

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: Kevin Robinson Robinson Media “It’s crazy what you can talk yourself out of when you’re scared and into when you’re not.” -Missy Welch Innovation is a… read more

WEMU’s Linda Yohn Wins National Jazz Presenter Of The Year Award

This category is for a jazz broadcaster with exceptional presentation and communications skills for an outstanding individual who hosts or produces a jazz program. It’s the first time Yohn has won this particular award; she has been named National Jazz Programmer 5 separate times since 2008. Yohn, who is celebrating her 30th anniversary with WEMU… read more

Mark Thomas Appointed Alpha Media Market Manager

Alpha Media has announced that Mark Thomas will join the company as Market Manager in Saginaw.  The company owns WSGW-AM/FM, WTLZ-FM, WGER-FM, and WCEN-FM. Thomas has over 30 years of industry experience, including working for iHeart Media in Riverside, CA., and serving as a Market Manager and Regional Vice President with Regent  Communications/Townsquare Media in… read more

TEGNA Launches ‘Texas Cares’ Initiative to Raise Money for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Is your station or company doing something to help the hurricane victims in Texas?  Let us know about it! Email  [email protected] On August 28, TEGNA Inc. launched Texas Cares, an initiative to support those in need following Hurricane Harvey. All money raised by TEGNA’s stations will be donated to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund…. read more

Hilary Golston Joins WJBK-TV

Detroit native Hilary Golston will be joining WJBK-TV (Detroit) as  a reporter beginning September 5. Most recently, Golston was a reporter, anchor and multimedia journalist for WKYC Cleveland. Previously, she was a weekend evening anchor at WVTM Birmingham, Ala. Golston began her career at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. “I come from a family committed to… read more

Beasley Detroit Market Manager Mac Edwards Named Company’s Market Manager of the Year

At ceremonies on August 25, Beasley Media Group has announced its 2017 Operating Achievement Awards Winners.  The celebration honors the achievements and contributions made by individual employees and radio stations of the company over the preceding twelve months. Each year, the Operating Achievement Awards are presented to deserving candidates in several categories. Taking home “Market… read more

EMU’s ‘All E Show’ Returns to WTKA

WTKA-AM (Ann Arbor) will once again air Eastern Michigan University’s All E Show this season.  The program is a weekly 30-minute football coaches’ show hosted by EMU Associate Athletic Director Greg Steiner. With the season underway, the program debuted August 23. Cumulus Media, which owns WTKA, will also air air EMU cross-promotions and marketing on… read more