Category: December 2016

Michigan Radio Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for Flint Documentary

via Steve Chrypinski, Michigan Radio Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism announced (12/15) that Michigan Radio is a winner of a prestigious 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for the documentary, Not Safe to Drink. The Not Safe To Drink documentary traced the story of the Flint water crisis, and how the water in Flint became… read more

Celebrate the Best in the Industry

What we should say is “Celebrate YOU” because YOU are the best in the industry and YOU deserve to be recognized for your hard work! The Broadcast Excellence Awards Reception is one of the biggest and brightest parties of the year for Michigan broadcasters and you won’t want to miss it! Gather your station’s best… read more

Sales Managers: You Really Want to be Part of This (FREE WEBINAR)

Because your real job is getting your salespeople to do their jobs better. Register NOW for The Coaching Imperative here. When:  December 21, 2016 1:00 p.m. EST After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Throughout 2016, Chris Lytle from Instant Sales Training, has brought you and your sales team… read more

I’ll Just Leave My Literature

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By:  Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC Dick Taylor Blog https://dicktaylorblog.com/ Be it just a one sheet with your latest sales promotion or a full color brochure, if you haven’t… read more

WYCD Raises Big Money for St. Jude’s

On December 8 and 9, CBS Radio’s WYCD-FM (Detroit) held its 16th Annual “99.5 WYCD Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon,”  raising $551,272! The radiothon was held at Art Van Furniture in Warren. Several donations were dedicated to WYCD ‘s Linda Lee, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in late summer.  Lee… read more

NAB Washington Update

By: Curtis LeGeyt, EVP, Government Relations National Association of Broadcasters I wanted to let you all know that the Senate went out of session for the year early Saturday morning (12/10), and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel was not reconfirmed. This means her term will expire at the end of 2016 and we will begin the… read more

Engineering Spotlight: Gary Williams (WLNS/WLAJ-TV)

Nominate an engineer you know!  Email Dan Kelley at [email protected] Gary Williams is an engineer for WLNS-TV and WLAJ-TV in Lansing. Gary was formerly Chief Engineer for WLAJ-TV, prior to the station entering into a shared-services agreement with WLNS-TV in 2013. Q: Please share with us a brief engineering resume. Gary: I started at (the original) WWJ-TV (Detroit) as… read more