Tag: Issue 36

MAB Board Profile: Stephen A. Marks

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Stephen A. Marks.   Stephen is 100% shareholder, President/CEO of Thunder Bay Broadcasting Corporation, which owns WBKB-TV (Alpena); Lake Superior Community Broadcasting, which operates WBUP-TV (Ishpeming/Marquette) and WBKP-TV (Calumet); Houghton Community Broadcasting, which operates WOLV-FM, WHKB-FM, and… read more

Drone Regulation Bill Passes Michigan Senate

Last week, the Michigan Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 992. The legislation allows a person that is authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aerial systems (a.k.a. drones) for commercial purposes in a manner consistent with the authorization. The legislation also sets up a legislative drone taskforce to develop statewide policy recommendations… read more

Register NOW for Chris Lytle’s Next Broadcast Sales Webinar!

How to “Talk Advertising” With Your Prospects and Customers Now When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST Grab your “seat” and bring your whole sales team. Invite your copywriters and production people, too. Register HERE.  Here’s why this program is important:  Everybody has an opinion about advertising. But, people who sell broadcast advertising need… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Heather Irvine

Your contributions to the MABF help students to realize their dreams! Here, one recent scholarship winner shares her experiences and goals for the future. Learn more about the MABF Scholarship program here and help to support these scholarship programs by donating here. Heather Irvine is the proud recipient of the MAB Foundation Broadcasting Scholarship and… read more

Traffic Director Spotlight: Sarah Rousseau (Houghton Community Broadcasting, Houghton)

Nominate a Traffic Director you know!  Email Denise Weston at [email protected] Sarah Rousseau is Traffic Director at Houghton Community Broadcasting in Houghton, including stations WOLV-FM, WHKB-FM and WCCY-AM. Sarah has been in traffic for over 5 years. Q1: What is your favorite comfort food? Sarah: Grilled cheese and tomato soup.. Q2: Which Superhero would you be, and why? Sarah: … read more