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It’s Sunshine Week:  All About Government Transparency – and the Public’s Right to Know

It’s Sunshine Week: All About Government Transparency – and the Public’s Right to Know

Sunshine Week is March March 10-16, 2019.  From the Radio-Television Digital News Association:  “Journalists across the country are finding it increasingly difficult (and expensive) to access public records and also to access public officials, facing on a daily basis increased barriers to press access to those elected or appointed to represent the people our members… read more

52 Michigan Stations Air Gubernatorial Broadcast

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

MAB Welcomes CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan to the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show!

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

2019 Third Thursday Webinars Announced

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 Elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters

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

The MAB is Here For You, Because of You

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