Category: MABF

Tugging at Emotions Through Broadcast Journalism

A 2015-2016 SAC Member shares her passion for broadcast journalism By: Lauren Butzer, Rockford High School ’16, Grand Valley State University I fell in love with storytelling at a very young age. No matter fiction or nonfiction, a story has the power to stir up many different emotions in people. It doesn’t matter if a… read more

WSDP “The Park” Finalist in Marconi Awards

For the third consecutive year, the students and staff of WSDP-FM (88.1 The Park) (Plymouth-Canton) are being recognized alongside America’s elite broadcasters after the station was named a finalist for the National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Radio Award for Non-Commercial Station of the Year. The Marconi Radio Awards were created in 1989 and named after inventor… read more

Clack Appointed Executive Manager of the MAB Foundation

Alisha Clack has been appointed Executive Manager of the MAB Foundation.  Clack handled the Broadcast Excellence Awards and the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards program for the MAB Foundation as well as the Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Awards.  Clack has been with the MAB since 2010, starting as a Tech Assistant for the Emergency Alert System…. read more

MABF 2016 Student Broadcast Awards – Station/Program of the Year Awards

On Tuesday, May 3, the MABF honored the winners of the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards. The program received over 637 entries from 40 different high school and college institutions in Michigan. The awards were presented at the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference with several hundred media professionals in the audience. The MAB and MABF congratulates all… read more

MABF Scholarship Winners Announced

At the Great Lake Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) Main Luncheon and Student Awards event, the MAB Foundation (MABF) with support from the MAB and large donors, were able to present $27,000 in scholarships to deserving college students.  In addition, scholarships were awarded from many companies, individuals and stations. General Scholarship Recipients Kylie Ambu, Spring Harbor University… read more

The Biff Celebrates 40 Years!

WBFH-FM, the longtime radio station run out of Bloomfield Hills High School, is celebrating 40 years on the air this year.  The station, better known to listeners as “The Biff,” celebrated its anniversary with a dedication ceremony for its new studio at the new Bloomfield Hills High School this past Saturday, April 16. WBFH general… read more

MAB Foundation Student Award Winners Announced

THANK YOU to those who participated in the 2016 MAB Foundation Student Broadcast Awards! We had 639 entries this year! The judging process is complete and we have posted the winners’ names and schools on our website. To view this year’s winners, please click here. Awards Presentation Awards will be presented during the Main Luncheon… read more

Sign Up Today! GLBC Career Fair

Register today to showcase your station or school program at the MABF’s premiere, most-attended annual Career Fair. The Career Fair will be held on Tuesday, May 3 in conjunction with the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference and Expo in Lansing. Stations may receive EEO credits for participating and promoting the event. Attendees will be recent graduates… read more

Attention Stations: EEO Credit Opportunity!

The MAB Foundation will hold their annual Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) Career Fair on Tuesday, May 3 in Lansing. Participating in this fair gives you and your station(s)/media company the unique and valuable opportunity to reach out and educate the future of our industry, network with other media professionals, support the programs of the MAB… read more