Category: Member Services

2017 State of the State Broadcast Information

On Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at 7:00 p.m., Governor Rick Snyder will deliver his annual State of the State address to Michigan citizens. In response to a survey of our members, the MAB will provide live feeds for commercial TV and radio to use. TV: MAB will uplink the State of the State address for… read more

Register NOW for Chris Lytle’s Next Broadcast Sales Webinar!

How to “Talk Advertising” With Your Prospects and Customers Now When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST Grab your “seat” and bring your whole sales team. Invite your copywriters and production people, too. Register HERE.  Here’s why this program is important:  Everybody has an opinion about advertising. But, people who sell broadcast advertising need… read more

Post Your Next Opening on the MAB Job Bank

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters offers a FREE member service to help Michigan stations fill vacancies and assist individuals in finding employment at Michigan radio and television stations. The MAB Job Bank is one of the most popular pages on the MAB website and has helped to match many job seekers with broadcasting positions. Postings… read more

What is MAB Worth to You?

By:  Karole L. White, MAB President/CEO One call to our free Legal Helpline could pay your dues! That’s right: FREE.  We have one of the best Washington attorneys, David Oxenford, of Wilkinson, Barker and Knauer, to answer your questions on the FREE Legal Helpline. The bonus:  David speaks fluent common English, not just legal speak…. read more

Member Service Highlight: EnStar Energy

Did you know that virtually all MAB members are eligible for an exemption on sales tax on energy? Melissa Burris and Steve Clark from Enstar will be attending the 2016 Advocacy Conference on August 30 and talking to all MAB members about services they provide. Their hope is to get all stations involved so you can… read more

Must Read: A Broadcaster’s Guide to the U.S. Department of Labor’s New Overtime Exemption Requirements

By:  Julia E. Judish, Scott R. Flick, and Jessica Nyman Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP On May 18, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor published final regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) that more than doubled the minimum salary level necessary to be exempt from the Act’s overtime rules. While the changes affect all businesses subject… read more