Category: May 2019

Heidi Raphael Promoted to Chief Communications Officer at Beasley Media Group

Beasley Media Group announced May 9 that Heidi Raphael has been promoted to the position of Chief Communications Officer at the company. Raphael, who joined Beasley Media Group in May of 2017, most recently served as the Vice President of Corporate Communications. Previously, she held the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at… read more

Paul Jacobs

Meet Your MAB Foundation Board Member of the Week: Paul Jacobs

Paul Jacobs is a leading radio consultant, specializing in digital and mobile, sales development, and research.  He is the Vice President/General Manager of Jacobs Media, and has taken his years of experience in generating revenue for traditional radio and applied to his additional role as President of the company’s incredibly successful mobile apps division, jacAPPS…. read more

AG Forms Marijuana Workgroup

Attorney General Dana Nessel formed a new legal workgroup that will review and make opinions on laws and regulations regarding the use of both medical and recreational marijuana. The group aims to “avoid the years of uncertainty, lawsuits” that followed the 2008 approval of the medical marijuana initiative and recreational ballot proposal passage in 2018. The… read more

AP Media Editor Broadcast Award Winners Announced

Winners of the 2018 Michigan Associated Press Media Editors annual newspaper and broadcast contests were announced on April 28 at ceremonies in Lansing. Seven Michigan television stations took home a combined 34 awards.  Congratulations to WEYI-TV (Saginaw), WJBK-TV (Detroit), WJRT-TV (Flint), WLNS-TV (Lansing), WNEM-TV (Saginaw), WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo) and WWTV/WWUP-TV (Cadillac),  A complete list of television… read more

Lansing Radio’s Deb Hart Joins WSYM-TV

Popular Lansing radio personality Deb Hart will be joining the E.W. Scripps’ WSYM-TV (Lansing) as Morning Blend co-host.  The longtime voice in the mornings on Classic Rock 94.9FM, has been tapped to replace Mary Turner on the program. “When Mary announced she would be leaving, we knew she was going to be incredibly hard to replace…. read more