Category: Awards

2019 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the finalists for the 2019 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced September 26 during the Awards Dinner & Show during the 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. Finalists in various categories include Mojo of WKQI-FM… read more

Michigan Radio Supporter Thomas Jones, Retired WEMU Music Director Linda Yohn  Honored With Public Media Impact Awards

-The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) is pleased to announce its 2019 Public Media Impact Awards. Thomas Jones and Linda Yohn will be honored August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids as part of the MAB’s annual Summer Conference. Thomas Jones,  Michigan Radio (Ann Arbor) Thomas Jones has been an exceptional supporter of… 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

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

Michigan Radio, WJRT-TV and WDIV-TV Win National Murrow Awards

Three Michigan broadcasters have been honored with a National Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  The awards were announced on Tuesday. Michigan Radio’s Mornings in Michigan series received a Murrow Award.  The series installment entitled, “The Early Birder Gets the Warblers, Chickadees, and Orioles,” was given the honor for Excellence… read more

Interlochen Public Radio Takes Home National Award for ‘Short Documentary’

via Daniel Wanschura, Interlochen Public Radio For the second year in a row, Interlochen Public Radio has won a national award for its “Irredeemable” series. In Washington D.C. on Saturday, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated awarded first place in the “Short Documentary” category to the episode titled, “Irredeemable, episode 6: Coming clean.” PRNDI is an… read more

WEMU Wins Best of Washtenaw Honors

Ann Arbor-based Current Magazine, an arts, food, business and music, publication for Washtenaw County just concluded its 2019 Best of Washtenaw contest, as voted by readers.  Best radio station award went to Eastern Michigan University’s jazz-formatted WEMU-FM (Ypsilanti). Voting ended April 19 and winners were announced June 3.  Congratulations to Molly Motherwell,  Michael Jewett, Patrick Campion,… read more

NATAS Michigan Announces 41st Annual Regional EMMY® Nominations

Television stations, cable networks, ad agencies and production houses throughout Michigan have received nominations for this year’s National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences/Michigan 40th Annual Regional EMMY® Awards. Tickets are now on sale for the EMMY® Awards ceremonies, to be held at the MotorCity Sound Board Theater on Saturday, June 15. Ticket purchase information is here…. read more

Congressman Tim Walberg will speak at #MABsummer, receive MAB’s Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award

Congressman Tim Walberg (R-7) has joined the list of speakers who will be on hand for the MAB’s Advocacy Conference & Annual Business Meeting on August 5-6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids.  Additionally, he will be honored with the MAB Board of Director’s Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award during the conference’s concluding Awards… read more

Detroit Public Television, Michigan Radio, WDET, WJR, WJBK, WXYZ All Receive Honors at Detroit Chapter SPJ Awards

At a banquet held May 2, the Detroit Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ Detroit) announced winners of its 2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards. Broadcast winners for various stories include Detroit Public Television, WDET-FM (Detroit), WJR-AM (Detroit), WJBK-TV (Detroit) and WXYZ-TV (Detroit).  A complete list of winning entries with comments from the judges is… read more