Category: May 2018

Delta’s WDCQ-TV Premieres Vietnam War Documentary

On May 3, Delta College Public Broadcasting kicked off its May pledge drive with the premiere of its locally-produced documentary “VIETNAM VOICES: Mid-Michigan Remembers the Vietnam War.” In the documentary, thirty-one local individuals tell their stories and reflect back on the volatile Vietnam War era. Among those interviewed for the documentary include: 21 Vietnam War… read more

Cumulus Detroit Adds One, Promotes Another

Cumulus Media/Detroit has announced that it has appointed veteran radio and television marketing executive Marty Wall as Director of Marketing, Cumulus Media-Detroit. Wall, a three time Billboard Magazine Radio Promotion Director of the Year recipient, brings more than 20 years experience to the cluster and will oversee all marketing initiatives for Country radio stations WDRQ-FM,… read more

License Renewal Cycle Starts in a Year – Crackdown on Silent Stations and Online Public File Signal Warnings to Broadcasters

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, Starting June 1, 2019, just over a year from now, the next broadcast license renewal cycle will begin. By that date, radio stations in DC, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia must file their renewal applications. Every other month for the next 3 years will bring the filing of radio… read more

What’s Changed in 98 Years?

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: Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC DickTaylorBlog.com In the year 2020, commercial radio will celebrate its 100th birthday. Hopefully, by then, America’s two largest broadcasters will be out of… read more

May Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters – FCC Meeting, FM Translator and LPTV Filing Windows, Political Windows and More Consideration of Music Reforms

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, BroadcastLawBlog.com May is one of those months where there are neither deadlines for EEO Public File Reports nor for any of the quarterly filings of issues/programs lists and children’s television reports. But the lack of these routine filing deadlines does not mean that there are no dates of interest… read more

McGuire Named Director of Development at WKAR

Melanie McGuire has been named Director of Development and Major Gifts for WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. The announcement was made today by Susi Elkins, Director of Broadcasting and General Manager of WKAR. McGuire steps into the role beginning May 29. As Director of Development and Major Gifts, McGuire will oversee all fundraising… read more