Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Seth Resler Jacobs Media Strategies Today’s radio broadcasters are required to know how to use more tools than ever before. It’s no longer sufficient to simply… read more
On September 17, Gray Television’s WILX-TV (Lansing) raised over $3,500 for the American Red Cross over the phone and through the station’s website. WILX teamed up with the Red Cross to provide a phone line to viewers and a specific time to call in for donations for people affected by Hurricane Florence. Callers helped News… read more
The pro-Donald Trump SuperPAC called America First placed a $854,000 media buy into Michigan’s 8th Congressional District and a $850,000 order into Michigan’s 11th according to a report in Gongwer. The spending was part of a $12.5 million ad buy put into 12 competitive 2018 midterm races. The ads will start October 2.
Candidates in Michigan’s November Gubernatorial election will appear in two debates in October. Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican Bill Schuette will appear in debates hosted by WOOD-TV (Grand Rapids) on October 12 and WDIV-TV (Detroit) on October 24. In Grand Rapids, Rick Albin, host of WOOD-TV’s political show “To the Point,” will moderate then first… read more
WDET-FM (Detroit) and Feet in 2 Worlds, an award-winning website and journalism training project, have teamed up to offer food journalism fellowships to four immigrant journalists and journalists of color in Metro Detroit. The fellowship reflects a shared commitment by the two organizations to bring greater diversity to WDET’s newsroom and to support the voices… read more
The Society of Environmental Journalists has announced their 28th Annual Conference, October 3 through 7. Hosted by the University of Michigan-Flint, the Society expects over 400 journalists, students, educators and others to attend. Nine reporting tours will visit the lush forests of Northern Michigan, study Great Lakes research and Canada’s Chemical Valley, take a schooner… read more
Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting The fall book is on and before we get too deep into it, here are a few basic and easy to implement… read more
On Monday, FEMA, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), postponed the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) until October 3, 2018 due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. The test was originally scheduled for September 20. On October 3, the WEA (cellphone) portion of the… read more