Category: January 2017

If you’re in Sales and Marketing, then YOU need to Attend GLBC!

From important educational sessions to the ever popular Broadcast Excellence Awards Ceremony, the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) is designed with YOU in mind and planned so that you can make the most of your time at the conference! Here are some highlights for sales and marketing professionals at GLBC 2017: Sales Management Seminar Contagious Selling:… read more

The Robinson Report: Which Lap To Lead

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. Kevin Robinson will be speaking at this year’s Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC), March 7-8, 2017 in Lansing.  Kevin will present two sessions: “Coaching The Coaches” and… read more

Ajit Pai to be named FCC Chairman

Bloomberg is reporting that FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will be nominated by President Donald Trump to lead the Commission. Pai, a Barack Obama nominee, has served as the senior FCC Republican for more than three years. NAB CEO Gordon Smith issued the following statement after hearing the Pai news. “Without qualification, NAB supports President Trump’s selection… read more

Question Everything

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: Chris Tarr, CSRE, DRB, CBNE I’ve seen a picture floating around the Internet lately – it’s a quote painted in a stairwell that says something along the… read more

MAB Brings 2017 SOS to Members

The MAB would like to thank all of our members airing Governor Rick Snyder’s 2017 State of the State Address. MAB will be on-hand uplinking the Governor’s speech and the Democratic response to both commercial and public television members in the state. The clean, unhosted feed will be in HD. Public television stations will be… read more

Kim Krause Named GM of WXMI-TV

Tribune Broadcasting has announced the appointment of Kim Krause to General Manager of WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids).  Krause will oversee the long-term strategy and day-to-day management of the station, and will report to Chris Wayland, Tribune Broadcasting’s Vice President/Group Operations. Krause, who assumes her new duties on January 24, joins WXMI from WZZM, the Tegna ABC… read more