Tag: Issue 34

Post Your Next Opening on the MAB Job Bank

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters offers a FREE member service to help Michigan stations fill vacancies and assist individuals in finding employment at Michigan radio and television stations. The MAB Job Bank is one of the most popular pages on the MAB website and has helped to match many job seekers with broadcasting positions. Postings… read more

WION Awards High School Group $500

WION-AM (and FM translator) (Ionia) recently awarded Ionia High School student group “Link Crew” $500, made possible by local advertisers during the station’s live “tailgate” broadcast before homecoming at the school. “Link Crew” is a student leadership and mentoring organization. As station co-owner and General Manager Jim Carlyle explains: “Popeye John of WION started his… read more

Specs Howard School Wins ACCSC Award

On September 21, Southfield-based Specs Howard School of Media Arts was one of a small number of schools in the United States to receive the School of Distinction Award from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). According to the ACCSC, “This award recognizes accredited member schools that demonstrated a commitment to the expectations… read more

Contract Extension for NAB’s Smith

Inside Radio reports (10/7) that National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) President/CEO Gordon Smith has extended his current employment contract through the end of 2019. In an exclusive interview with the publication, Smith stated “We’re going to do this until the end of 2019 and then I’m done.  At that point I will have been here for ten… read more

Traffic Director Spotlight: Melissa Bosovich (Townsquare Media, Grand Rapids)

Nominate a Traffic Director you know!  Email Jamie White at [email protected] Melissa Bosovich is Traffic Director at the Townsquare Media stations in Grand Rapids, including WGRD-FM, WLHT-FM, WFGR-FM, WTRV-FM and WNWZ-AM. Melissa has been in traffic for 23 years. Q1: What is your favorite comfort food? Melissa: Brownies. Q2: Which Superhero would you be, and why? Melissa:  Storm,… read more

Find Your Next Employee at the MABF Fall 2016 Career Fairs

Find your next best employee at the MABF Fall Career Fairs!  MAB focus groups have identified recruitment for open positions at their stations as one of the top five most important areas of need.  Here is your chance to encourage young people to seek careers in broadcasting and perhaps find that perfect match for your… read more

NAB Asks FCC To Act on Nexstar/Media General Merger

Broadcasting and Cable reports (10/5/16) that the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has asked the FCC to act on the pending Nexstar/Media General merger, rather than wait until the current spectrum auction is finished. On September 19, the MAB reported that the FCC has declined to approve any TV station transactions during the spectrum incentive auction… read more

Midwest Family Flips WHFB-FM to Top 40

Midwest Family Broadcasting announced that it has flipped WHFB-FM (Benton Harbor/South Bend) to a new top 40 music format, effective at noon on October 11. RadioInsight covered the debut of the new format here. The company will change the station call letters to WQLQ-FM and be known on the air as “Live 99.9.” As part of the… read more