Category: January 2021

Michigan Broadcasters Invited to Alabama Engineering Webinar

The Alabama Broadcasters Association is invited Michigan broadcasters to participate for free in their monthly engineering webinar series.  The first webinar will be this Tuesday, January 19 from 11 a.m. to Noon Eastern Time and will feature Bert Goldman, president of Goldman Engineering Management, Inc. Goldman brings more than 40 years of experience and specializes… read more

WMJO’S “SANTA JOE” Delivers Over 1,000 Toys to Two Saginaw Hospitals 

The pandemic did not stop MacDonald Broadcasting’s SANTA JOE from delivering boxes and bags of toys to kids spending their holiday week in the Hospital … and beyond Christmas.  The toys are “gifted” to children who are hospitalized throughout the year. 97.3 JOE FM’s 7th Annual SANTA JOE promotion began in mid-January, asking listeners to… read more

Bridges Named VP of Programming of Macdonald-Garber

Robby Bridges has been named VP of Programming/South at Macdonald-Garber Broadcasting. Bridges will oversee programming for the company’s Traverse City and Cadillac MI clusters including country WLXV-FM and adult hits WZTC-FM, with day to day responsibility for heritage CHR WKHQ. He will continue to host “Robby and Rochelle” mornings on the station as well. “I’m… read more

Anne Carlini Joins WLLZ For Mornings

iHeartMedia has announced that longtime market veteran Anne Carlini has joined its classic rock WLLZ-FM (Detroit) as Morning Show host. Carlini spent 30 years cross town at rocker WRIF-FM (Detroit).  She most recently was midday host at Black Diamond Broadcasting’s WGFM/WGFE (Traverse City). WLLZ program director Casey Krukowski told All Access, “We are excited to… read more

Former WLEN Salesperson, Air Personality Lori Sallows Passes

The MAB has learned that Lori Sallows, a former WLEN-FM (Adrian) sales executive and on air personality passed away December 17 at age 56.  Sallows was longtime co-host on the ‘Mornings with Lori and Steve.’  Also serving as the WLENs promotion director, Sallows raised thousands of dollars for the community through fundraising efforts on the… read more

Buck 92 Debuts In Mt. Pleasant

Following a weekend of stunting, this past Monday morning (1/4), Latitude Media flipped the AM/FM Translator combo WMMI (Mt. Pleasant) to a new classic country format.  The station, known as Buck 92.3 FM and AM 830 and features country classics from the 70s, 80s and 90s, as well as some selections from the early 2000s…. read more

Entercom, Detroit Lions Announce New Broadcast Partnership

Just before Christmas, Entercom and the Detroit Lions announced a multiyear broadcast partnership, making 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) the flagship station for Lions football beginning in 2021. “The Lions are synonymous with the city of Detroit and this is a great opportunity to leverage our position as the unrivaled leaders in sports radio and deliver… read more