Category: April 2016

MAB Foundation Student Award Winners Announced

THANK YOU to those who participated in the 2016 MAB Foundation Student Broadcast Awards! We had 639 entries this year! The judging process is complete and we have posted the winners’ names and schools on our website. To view this year’s winners, please click here. Awards Presentation Awards will be presented during the Main Luncheon… read more

A Message from MAB Chairman Ed Fernandez

If you are like me, every minute of your time is scheduled. This is why investing your time in the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference and Expo (GLBC) will be a good decision for you and your staff. GLBC will refresh you, offer networking opportunities, and present new ideas and new ways of looking at how… read more

GLBC Registration Discount Deadline Extended!

Haven’t had a chance to register for the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference yet? Good news! We’ve extended the early-bird deadline so you have one more week to save! Register through April 10, 2016 and MAB members can attend the entire conference for only $159! Get all the GLBC info here: http://bit.ly/GLBConference

Michigan Talk Network (MTN) Now Offering State Newscasts

As a follow-up to our March 24 story on the closure of Lansing-based Michigan Radio Network, MAB has learned that Michigan Talk Network (MTN) is now offering hourly newscasts to affiliates throughout the state. Based in Lansing at Townsquare Media’s WJIM-AM, the service offers two-minute state-focused newscasts each weekday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.  In addition, MTN… read more

WKAR-FM, Interlochen Public Radio Offer Live In-Studio Music Broadcasts

In the last several weeks, we’ve noticed a couple of instances that are reminiscent of the days when radio stations featured live musicians in their studio.  Both WKAR-FM (East Lansing) and Interlochen Public Radio (Interlochen) shared some examples recently through social media and regular websites. On March 24, WKAR-FM presented a performance of Brahms Scherzo in c-minor… read more

Dr. Charles Ganzert Passes

The MAB is sad to share the news that Dr. Charles Ganzert, a professor in Northern Michigan University’s (NMU) Communication and Performance Studies department, passed away early Thursday morning, March 31, with his spouse by his side.  Dr. Ganzert was 63 years old. Dr. Ganzert was past Chairman and Honorary Board Member of the MAB… read more