Tag: Issue 126

Meet your MAB Board Member of the Week: Chad Conklin

Chad Conklin is the General Manager of WEYI NBC25, WSMH FOX66 and WBSF CW46 in Flint. He has been with Sinclair Broadcast Group in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City market for 15 years. Chad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Marketing from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

MABF Scholarship Recipient Jessie Fidler is Making it Happen!

“I’m Jessie Fidler! I’m currently a senior at Ferris State University where I’m studying both Television & Digital Media Production and Marketing. I’ve had two internships so far at the Traverse City Film Festival and Michigan Medicine in Video Production and Communications. What I love most about being a ‘storyteller’ in video production is the… read more

FCC Reminder About Activation of the Online Public Inspection File – Potential Impact of Noncompliance at License Renewal Time

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP By March 1 of 2018, all radio stations were to have activated their online public file. We wrote about how that activation should be done here, and answered other questions about the online public file for radio here. Yet, from my own review, and from what I have heard… read more

WLEN Hosts 1st Senior Cleaners Closet

During the month of October, WLEN-FM (Adrian), along with Home Instead Senior Care, TLC Community Credit Union, Tuckey’s Big Boy in Tecumseh and the Lenawee County Department of Aging hosted the 1st Senior Cleaners Closet. Every year, the Department of Aging helps over 2400 seniors in Lenawee County, keeping people independent and in their homes… read more

Who Has The Rate Resistance Problem? Could It Be You?

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:  Paul Weyland President, Paul Weyland Communication Strategies Some of us met up at the Radio Show in Orlando and discussed rate resistance. Several people thought advertising agencies… read more

Chastain Appointed WLNS-TV VP/GM

Nexstar Broadcasting has announced that Scot Chastain has been named Vice President and General Manager of CBS affiliate WLNS-TV (Lansing) and associated mobile/digital services, including WLNS.com. Chastain comes to Nexstar with over three decades of executive and professional experience across all facets of the network and local broadcast television business including marketing, promotions, production, new… read more

WZZM Anchor Starts a New Career

My West Michigan host/WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids) 13 on your Side Anchor Jennifer Pascua has announced that she is leaving the station to write a new chapter in her life story. “At the age of 42, I’m going to be graduating with a Master’s degree in Communication from GVSU in December,” said Pascua. “I knew that… read more