Tag: Issue 39

Associate Member Resource: Thanksgiving Tips from the Michigan Restaurant Association

The Michigan Restaurant Association (MRA), an associate member of the MAB, is pleased to provide you with some facts and information for use in your news and programming this Thanksgiving season: Thousands Dine Out for Thanksgiving in Michigan – download here. Six Thanksgiving Food Safety Tips – download here. The MRA is the recognized leader… read more

MAB Board Profile: Rob David

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Rob David.   Rob is President/General Manager of Handyman Productions, a radio program syndicator, which produces and distributes the award-winning Handyman Show with Glenn Haege. The show is heard on over 20 stations in Michigan and… read more

Looking at the Election Results and the Future of Washington Policy For Broadcasters

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP www.broadcastlawblog.com This post was written on November 9, 2016 Before the November 8 election, in some of the legal journals that circulate in Washington, there was much speculation as to potential appointees to various government positions after the election. For positions such as the chairman of the FCC, many… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Caleb Gordon

Your contributions to the MABF help students to realize their dreams! Here, one recent scholarship winner shares his experiences and goals for the future. Learn more about the MABF Scholarship program here and help to support these scholarship programs by donating here. Caleb Gordon is the proud recipient of the Friends of Bill Burton Scholarship… read more

Let your Students Showcase their Best Work!

Just a reminder from the MAB Foundation that the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Online Entry System is open and ready for your entries! Please refer to the official Online Entry instructions at www.studentbroadcastawards.com for complete rules. So, spread the word…tell every student in Michigan that they are eligible to enter the competition for FREE with… read more

Another FREE Webcast for MAB Members!

Broadcasters Online: A Legal Guide to the Cyber-Jungle Presented by: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Get your legal questions answered! 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/MAPB Member cost: FREE!!! Non-Member cost: $150 Register here: http://bit.ly/LegalWeb16 This… read more

Engineering Spotlight: Gerry Heyn

Nominate an engineer you know!  Email Dan Kelley at [email protected] Gerald H. (Gerry) Heyn is Chief Engineer for Lake Superior Community Broadcasting Corporation stations, WBUP/WBKP-TV in Ishpeming.  He’s been there since 2005. Gerry writes that “it’s been a very interesting and challenging job moving the studio from the Marquette Mall to the Miracle Mall in Ishpeming… read more

Walenta takes WGVU Explorers to Europe

WGVU Public Media (Grand Rapids) General Manager Michael Walenta recently returned from taking the WGVU Explorers on a 14-day trip to the Magnificent Cities of Central and Eastern Europe. Michael and the WGVU Explorer travelers toured Berlin where they saw many sites including the Sans Souci Palace, the former residence of Frederick the Great, and… read more

WYTZ Holds 20th Annual Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive

This week (November 14-19), Mid-West Family Broadcasting’s WYTZ-FM (Benton Harbor) is holding its 20th annual “Stuff-A-Truck” food drive in Southwest Michigan. The “Stuff-a-Truck” food drive helps the local community by providing necessary items to families in need. All donations will go to the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency in Benton Harbor. Donations will stay in… read more