Category: MABF

Meet your MAB Foundation Board Member of the Week: Kristin Burns

Kristin Burns is a Partner Success Consultant for Futuri Media, working closely with radio partners across the country, providing strategy and insights that grow audience engagement. She’s a weekend, On-Air Talent for 96.3 WDVD (Cumulus Media Detroit); serves as Treasurer on the Board of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation and is Chair of the… read more

Step into the World of Virtual Reality … Career Fair Edition

The MAB Foundation is excited to host an upcoming media career fair event that is completely online!  You can sort through candidates and set up meetings without having to leave your comfortable office. It’s simple: Assign a hiring agent to participate Promote your participation through a series of PSAs Send the MABF at least one… read more

Meet your MAB Foundation Board Member of the Week: Steve Schram

Steve Schram is Executive Director and General Manager of Michigan Public Media, overseeing Michigan Radio-WUOM, the NPR news and information public radio station at the University of Michigan. Michigan Radio is the state’s most listened to public radio station, and serves over 510,000 listeners weekly from its statewide broadcast signals and online audio streaming. Under… read more

MAB Teams Up With MSU to Promote Media Sales Careers to Generation Z

The 2018-2019 MSU school year has been a learning experience for MSU sales students and MAB members alike. It’s also been a very rewarding experience! Since September, MAB member stations have participated in the Sales Leadership Program at Michigan State University.  This program allows members to meet and network with students from MSU that are… read more

MAB Foundation Announces 2019 High School & College ‘Station of the Year’ Awards

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Student Station/Program of the Year Awards. This year’s record-setting 802 Student Broadcast Award entries were judged by professional broadcasters across Michigan and presented across 40 categories. Stations of the Year are chosen based on the number of winning entries… read more

MAB Foundation Awards $29,500 in Scholarships to Michigan Student Broadcasters

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Scholarship Program. Recipients were identified by the faculty representatives from each school, or by the sponsoring station, and ratified by the MAB Foundation Board of Directors. Scholarships were presented during the Great Lakes Media Show on March 6 at… read more

Making Important Connections: MAB Members Team up with MSU’s Sales Leadership Program

Hiring talented sales professionals is vital to the success of the broadcasting industry in Michigan. This has been a top concern of MAB members over the past several years. This year, the MAB Foundation has stepped in to help by partnering with Michigan State University’s Sales Leadership Program. The Sales Leadership Minor at MSU is offered… read more

Announcing the Congressman John D. Dingell Jr. Journalism Scholarship

Commercial and Public broadcasters owe so much to Congressman John D. Dingell, Jr., former Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the longest serving member of Congress. Congressman Dingell was very involved with the MAB and was as knowledgeable on broadcasting and telecommunications issues as anyone working in the business.  Congressman Dingell cared very… read more