Tag: Issue 37

Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC): Save the Date!

March 7-8, 2017 The Lansing Center Lansing, MI GLBC’s dates have moved back to March! The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO is the Midwest’s premier educational and networking event for radio, television and media professionals. GLBC features national caliber speakers and trainers, a free exhibit hall that showcases the latest in products, services and… read more

FREE Chris Lytle Sales Webinar for MAB Members

“You don’t motivate salespeople to be successful. You get them to be successful so they become motivated.” -Chris Lytle Further develop your successful sales team by having them attend the Instant Sales Training Webinar:  How to “Talk Advertising” With Your Prospects and Customers Now. When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST Invite your… read more

Job Seekers Met and Impressed Potential Employers at the 2016 Fall Career Fairs

Thanks to our amazing member stations, the 2016 Fall Career Fairs were a huge success! Eager college students and job seekers from the general public flocked to Kalamazoo, Mt. Pleasant and Farmington Hills to meet, greet and impress our several station participants. Job seekers were able to network with several stations throughout Michigan which represented… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Dana Whyte

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. Dana Whyte is the proud recipient of the Peter B. Orlik Broadcasting Scholarship… read more

The Robinson Report: Spectacular!

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: Kevin Robinson Robinson Media The year – 1883. Under construction – The Statue of Liberty –with detailed supervision by designer Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. As metal workers… read more

Buzz Knight Joins Beasley

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., has named Buzz Knight as Vice President of Programming, following the completion of Beasley Broadcast Group’s previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of Greater Media, Inc. Beasley closed on Greater Media November 1. Buzz has served as Senior Vice President, Program… read more

MAB Board Profile: Scott Shigley

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Scott Shigley.   Scott is the General Manager of the Liggett Communications stations in Port Huron. Scott started his broadcast career in sales at the Liggett owned station in Lansing, WFMK-FM in 1993. He began his… read more

Get Your Legal Cyber Questions Answered at this Free Upcoming Webcast!

“Broadcasters Online: A Legal Guide to the Cyber-Jungle” Presented by: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Attend ONLINE or in-person! When:  Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 2-4 p.m. Where:  Online or in-person at the Communication Arts & Sciences Building, Room 145, Michigan State University.  (map) MAB Member cost: FREE!!! Non-Member cost: $150 Register here: http://bit.ly/LegalWeb16 Your employee finds… read more

Today is National Traffic Director’s Day!

Today (11/2) is National Traffic Director’s Day! Whether your station’s traffic is handled by one individual, or several key professionals, Traffic Director’s Day is a day set aside to recognize and say “Thank You” to the behind the scenes staff that are often times some of the most overworked and undervalued components on any radio… read more