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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

NABEF Accepting Applications for 2019 Technology Apprenticeship Program

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) is accepting applications for the 2019 Technology Apprenticeship Program (TAP). TAP provides graduating college seniors with the connections and experience to start successful careers in media technology. Over the course of six months, participants attend NAB Show in Las Vegas; complete a paid, two-month apprenticeship at a radio or television… read more

Future Broadcasters Engage with Professionals at #BCBC18

The MAB Foundation hosted its annual Broadcasting Career Builder Conference at Lansing Community College’s West Campus on November 16. More than 160 high school and college students participated this year! Over 65 professionals were on hand to engage the future broadcasters with session presentations, sharing their expertise as speed-networking mentors and hosting career fair booths…. read more

MABF Scholarship Recipient Jessie Fidler is Making it Happen!

“I’m Jessie Fidler! I’m currently a senior at Ferris State University where I’m studying both Television & Digital Media Production and Marketing. I’ve had two internships so far at the Traverse City Film Festival and Michigan Medicine in Video Production and Communications. What I love most about being a ‘storyteller’ in video production is the… read more

Sponsor a Scholarship to help Impact a Student’s Life!

Do you want to encourage the next generation of broadcasters? Does your station need an EEO boost? Could you use some positive PR? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, the MAB Foundation has a great opportunity for you! The MABF Station Sponsored Scholarship Program lets you award a one-time broadcasting scholarship to a Michigan… read more

Help Impact a Student’s Life with a Scholarship!

The MAB Foundation Station Scholarship Program is designed to allow individual member stations an opportunity to support one qualified college student interested in broadcasting as a career through an educational scholarship. The MAB Foundation will coordinate and collect all applications and stations will choose the scholarship winner among the pre-qualified candidates. Participation in this station… read more