Category: December 2016

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

CMU Public Radio Presents Warm Hearts, Warm Homes

Central Michigan University’s CMU Public Radio (WCMU-FM), in collaboration with the distribution network of Michigan Community Action (M.C.A.) and the generosity of Consumers Energy and Isabella Bank, presented a unique fundraising effort titled Warm Hearts, Warm Homes, December 9 through 12. Every donation made to CMU Public Radio during the Warm Hearts, Warm Homes campaign was matched… read more

Jacobs Media Webinar: How Radio Listening Has Changed with New Technologies

12 Years of Techsurvey: How Radio Listening Has Changed with New Technologies When:  Monday, December 19, 2:00 p.m. ET Register here.   FREE. Techsurvey is the radio broadcasting industry’s largest online survey. In this webinar, Jacobs Media President Fred Jacobs will reflect on the data highlights to show how the habits and activities of radio listeners… read more

Trademark Basics Part Four: Trademark Housekeeping 101 – Conducting a Trademark Audit

By: Kelly Donohue, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP Last week, we discussed the benefits of federally registering your trademarks. But having a few federal registrations under your belt doesn’t mean your task of building a valuable trademark portfolio is complete. There are several additional steps you can take to make sure you are managing your trademarks… read more

AMBER Alert Criteria Changing January 1; New Advisory for Endangered Missing Persons

Via Michigan State Police Contact: Ms. Lori Dougovito, MSP Public Affairs, 517-284-3223 The Michigan State Police (MSP) is changing the criteria for issuing an AMBER Alert in Michigan, the emergency response system that disseminates information about a missing child. Effective, January 1, 2017, AMBER Alerts will only be issued for cases of child abductions, involving… read more