Tag: Issue 30

Samuelsen Joins WXYT-FM Morning Show

Jamie Samuelsen, co-host of the nighttime “Jamie and Wojo Show” on CBS Radio’s all-sports WXYT-FM (Detroit), has shifted to mornings.  He has joined  Mike Stone and Sara Fouracre, forming “The Jamie and Stoney Show.” Samuelsen and Stone previously worked together at WDFN-AM (Detroit).  In addition to his radio work, Samuelsen also is a contributing writer/blogger for… read more

MAB Foundation Elects 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) elected their 2016-2017 Board of Directors and Officers during the Michigan Association of Broadcasters’ Annual Meeting on August 30 at the Inn at St. John’s. The newly elected officers include: Chair – Jennifer Williams, Greater Media, Inc. Vice Chair/Chair-Elect – Paul Jacobs, Jacobs Media/jacAPPS Secretary/Treasurer – Pam Manor,… read more

Engineering Spotlight: Craig Bowman

Nominate an engineer you know!  Email Dan Kelley at [email protected] Craig was nominated for the Engineering Spotlight by Caleb Gordon, Assistant Engineer and Radio Journalist at MacDonald Broadcasting. Q: Please share with us a brief engineering resume. Craig: I sort of live multiple lives as a contract engineer for Krol Communications (WRSR, WJSZ, WMLM), Liggett Communications (WPHM, WSAQ,… read more

What I Learned About Being a General Manager

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:  Dick Taylor,  CRMC/CDMC Dick Taylor Blog https://dicktaylorblog.com/ I loved being a general manager of radio stations. It wasn’t the job that first attracted me to radio… read more

Are You Ready? EAS National Test September 28

The next national test of the Emergency Alert System is  scheduled for 2:20 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 28, 2016.  (A secondary test date is October 5, 2016, “if necessary”). EAS participants must be prepared to take part in a test on both the primary and alternate test dates. All EAS participants are required… read more

Uncover Your Customer’s Needs

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:  Brian Marriott, P1 Learning Sales opportunities don’t just spring up out of thin air. You have to uncover them. If you aren’t prepared to ask the… read more

WWTV/WWUP-TV Receive Drone Certification

Heritage Broadcasting’s WWTV-WWUP-TV (Cadillac) is soaring to new heights and taking the viewers along. Northern Michigan’s News Leader just announced the successful completion of the drone certification program through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This drone authorization will bring previously unattainable sights to viewers across Northern Michigan. The use of a drone in news coverage… read more

“Because I know It’s There”

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: Chris Tarr, CSRE, DRB, CBNE There’s a Steve Jobs story that gets passed around quite a bit. It goes back to the days when the Steves (Jobs… read more

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NAB to Focus on the Opioid Epidemic

Broadcasters: Making a Difference in the Opioid Epidemic Nearly 78 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. That staggering statistic is but one reason key members of Congress reached out to NAB and asked for broadcasters’ help to stem the epidemic of prescription drug and heroin addiction that is ravaging our communities. Congress recognizes… read more