Category: June 2019

NAB Files More Comments Regarding FCC Regulatory Fee Increase

Opposing the Federal Communications Commission plans to hike regulatory fees for broadcasters, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has filed additional comments with the agency.   “The NPRM imposes a steep increase in radio station regulatory fees disproportionate to other fee payor categories, as well as the increase in the commission’s overall budget,” NAB wrote in… read more

9 & 10 News to Host ‘Cycles & Cider’ Fall Bike Ride

WWTV/WWUP 9&10 News (Cadillac) has announced its plans to host an inaugural “Cycles & Cider” on October 5 to benefit the Cadillac community through charities and projects. “Cycles & Cider” participants will ride along the scenic and groomed White Pine Trail (Rails-to-Trails) for a 62-mile ride with a break for  donuts and cider. A family-friendly celebration… read more

Michigan Stations Celebrate Emmy® Award Wins!

At ceremonies held June 16 in Detroit, television stations across Michigan were recipients at the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/Michigan 41st Annual Regional EMMY® Awards. Both commercial and non-commercial stations from Detroit, Grand Rapids, East Lansing, Flint/Saginaw, Bay City, Mt. Pleasant and Cadillac received honors. Congratulations to WDIV-TV, WJBK-TV, WTVS-TV, WWJ-TV, WXYZ-TV, WGVU-TV,… read more

WOOD-TV Assignment Editor John Arguello Passes

WOOD-TV (Grand Rapids) has announced that 43-year-old station veteran John Arguello passed away June 15 at age 61. Arguello, a native of South Dakota, came to the station in February, 1976 at the age of 18, beginning in the mailroom, then moving on to become a part-time production assistant.  Later he became a staff photojournalist, and… read more

Paul Jacobs Honored at Conclave

Edit 6/24/19:  Read “What Does It Take To Win A Rockwell Award?” and Paul’s full acceptance speech here. Jacobs Media Strategies’ Paul Jacobs was honored Thursday  with the Conclave’s  Rockwell Award, an annual Lifetime Achievement Award that recognizes individuals of unquestioned accomplishment who have made a lasting impact on radio. “Receiving this award is truly… read more