Category: December 2018

Key Code Media Opens Detroit Office

Key Code Media announced this week the opening of their newest office in Detroit. This office is the re-seller of media technology and system integrations’  eighth location nationwide. The new location is convenient to customers and production facilities looking to plan future media workflow advancements and technology upgrades, according to an announcement on the company’s… read more

Meet Your MAB Board Member of the Week: Peter Tanz

Peter Tanz is Senior Vice President for Midwest Communications, a family broadcasting company with radio stations in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. He currently serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the MAB Board of Directors. Peter joined Midwest Communications in Green Bay, Wisc., as an advertising sales representative in… read more

Guy Dark Joins Black Diamond Broadcasting

Black Diamond Broadcasting has announced the hiring of Guy Dark to a newly-created position as Assistant Program Director and Morning Co-Host for its WGFN/WCHY (Traverse City) classic rock simulcast. Dark will be joining current morning show host Steve “Omelette” Nornandin, following the Christmas holidays. Dark was at WWWX in Appleton-Oshkosh, Wisconsin for 17 years and… read more

Is Life Keeping You from Getting What You Want?

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: Tim Moore, Managing Partner Audience Development Group Tim Moore will be speaking at the Great Lakes Media Show, March 5-6, 2019 in Lansing.  For more information… read more

Bills Stripping Campaign Oversight from SOS Clear Senate

The State Senate has reported a package of bills that strips campaign finance oversight from the Secretary of State and puts it into  the hands of an independent bipartisan commission. This move would reduce the power and responsibilities of the Secretary-elect Jocelyn Benson. Senate Bills 1248-1252 were reported along the party-line votes and create the… read more

WJBK Mourns Meteorologist Jessica Starr

WJBK-TV (Detroit) anchors announced Thursday, they were informed of the heartbreaking news that their friend and colleague, meteorologist Jessica Starr took her life the night before. “All of us here at FOX 2 are in deep shock and cannot believe that such a wonderful, bright and intelligent individual will no longer be with us. Her family… read more