Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her first State of the State Address will be Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. from the House Chamber of the Michigan Capitol. The MAB has traditionally provided members with a raw, unanchored feed of the address. Details coming soon.
The MAB and MAPB is proud to announce that 27 Michigan Television Stations and 24 Michigan Radio Stations aired our broadcast of the 2019 Gubernatorial Broadcast on New Year’s Day as Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the oath of office. The MAB would like to thank AT&T/Michigan for partially underwriting the broadcast. Without their participation, the… read more
The MAB and MAPB are happy to provide its members with coverage of the Gubernatorial Inauguration on January 1, 2019 with a live broadcast from 11 a.m. to Noon. It is vital that in the first few days of the new administration we demonstrate the power and popularity of broadcast media. Airing the Inauguration program… read more
FCC Reminder About Activation of the Online Public Inspection File – Potential Impact of Noncompliance at License Renewal Time
By March 1 of 2018, all radio stations were to have activated their online public file. If the FCC finds itself activating your public file, they may note that they had to do so, and that may have consequences for license renewals that will be filed for radio starting next year. For any stations that… read more
The MAB is excited to announce that CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan will headline the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show when she deliver’s the keynote address at Michigan’s premier annual broadcast industry event. Lara Logan’s bold, award-winning reporting has earned her a prominent spot among the world’s best foreign correspondents. Named a full-time 60 Minutes… read more
The MAB has announced its 2019 list of Third Thursday webinars. Sales, Programming, Engineering, Management and Digital webinars are scheduled through the year. Speakers include experts such as Paul Weyland, Kevin Robinson, David Oxenford , Chris Lytle, Jeff Welton and others. For a complete list of webinars, click here.
Gary Baxter, Vice President and General Manager for E.W. Scripps Company’s Fox 47 WSYM-TV in Lansing, was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Baxter is the 73rd chairman of the MAB, one… read more
We welcome in a New Year with excitement and anticipation. THANK YOU to everyone who volunteered in 2017, served on committees or boards, those who attended events or participated in MAB programs. You are this association. Without your participation, ideas, financial and inventory support of the NCSA program, MAB would not exist. With continued corporate… read more