Tag: Issue 122

jācapps Hires Anne Clark as Vice President of Sales

To support its ongoing growth initiatives, leading application developer jācapps has hired Anne Clark as its Vice President of Sales. Anne has more than 15 years of experience in sales management working for multiple high-tech companies around the U.S. In this role, Anne will oversee jācapps’ sales organization, and client-relations activities after serving in a… read more

FCC Proposes Lessened Interference Protections for Class A “Clear Channel” AM Stations

What Does This Proposal Mean for AM Revitalization? By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Late last week, the FCC issued a “Second Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking” in its AM Revitalization Proceeding. The FCC has been taking steps over the last several years to attempt to restore AM radio to health. In last week’s Further… read more

Meet your MAB Board Member of the week: Mac Edwards

With more than 40 years of professional experience in radio, Mac “Edwards” McTindal is Vice President/Market Manager for  Beasley Media Group (Detroit), a company he has served for 30 years, 18 as General Manager or Market Manager. Mac began his career as on-air talent before adding program director responsibilities. He worked in Spartanburg, S.C., Charlotte,… read more

C-Band Satellite Registration Deadline Next Week

A reminder to broadcasters that next Wednesday, October 17 is the deadline to register C-Band satellite dishes. The FCC is exploring allowing additional users into this spectrum, and has warned that only registered users of the spectrum will be entitled to any protections against any new users who may be authorized. As previously published in… read more

WWMT To Host 6th District Congressional Debate

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo) has announced that it will host an in-studio debate between candidates Matt Longjohn and incumbent Fred Upton, the candidates for Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. The debate will take place on Wednesday, October 17 starting at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the station’s CW7 digital subchannel as well as streamed… read more

Jim Nantz To Serve As Grand Marshal for 92nd America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit

On September 27, The Parade Company announced that three-time Emmy Award winner and five-time National Sportscaster of the Year recipient Jim Nantz will serve as Grand Marshal for the 92nd America’s Thanksgiving Parade® in Detroit presented by Art Van. A veteran sportscaster for the National Football League (NFL), National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I… read more

Former WJBK Anchor Joe Glover Dies at 79

Dr. Joseph Lawrence Glover, 79, died at home in Mobile, Ala., the morning of October 5th from complications associated with metastatic lung cancer. The popular and award winning reporter and lead anchor worked at WJBK-TV in the 1980s and closed every broadcast with: “That’s all the news that fits.” He was a tremendous colleague and… read more