Mark your calendars to spend “Third Thursdays with the MAB” each month throughout 2018. Webinars are free to MAB members. Questions? Contact Jacquelen Timm at 1-800-YOUR-MAB or timm@michmab.com.


July 19, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
“Health Coverage for News Directors” with DHHS

Whether it’s an annual health observance, a call from a viewer or listener, or a press release, the state is here to help you get the answers you need. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services public information officers are available to you to answer your questions as well as provide story ideas. At some point in their lives, people will need assistance or have health questions – MDHHS will walk you through the various programs we offer and where we can help provide experts for your stories.

Register here.

July 19, 2018 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
“Broadcasters and Drones – Rules and Regulations Governing Operations” with Anne Swanson, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP

More and more broadcasters are relying on drones for newsgathering and tower inspections, but what is really required to ensure that you are operating legally?  This session will provide an overview of the current federal regulations governing drone operations.  Learn about registration requirements, pilot requirements, operational limitations, and opportunities to operate outside the current rules.

Register here.


August 2018 | No webinar this month.

Join us for our annual Summer Conference at the Grand Hotel.


September 20, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
David Oxenford-Updating Website TOS Agreements

Information to come!


October 18, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
“Leadership Lessons for Broadcast Managers” with Chris Lytle

Information to come!


November 15, 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
David Oxenford-License Renewal 

Information to come!