Tag: Issue 40

Associate Member Highlight: Maner Costerisan

Founded in 1906, Maner Costerisan is a full-service public accounting and business advisory firm dedicated to providing quality and reliable services, targeted to specific client needs. Over the years, they have grown into the largest locally-owned firm in mid-Michigan, serving clients of all sizes and across a range of industries. With a staff of more than 100… read more

Mitten Media Launches “The Mitten”

At 4:00 p.m. on November 21, Mitten Media President (and MAB Board Member) Todd Mohr flipped the switch and launched “106.3 The Mitten, ” aka WWMN-FM (Thompsonville/Traverse City). The new station features a AAA/Adult Alternative music format with artists like Dave Matthews, Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, Hozier, Avett Brothers, Talking Heads, Black Keys, Cold Play, Lumineers, Mumford… read more

Help Encourage the Best and Brightest to Enter Our Industry

Donate to the MAB Foundation Today! By:  Jennifer Williams, Beasley Media Group Inc., Chairman, MAB Foundation We are finished with the elections. Most of us have our budgets accepted by our corporate offices and we are now finalizing our sales for the first and second quarters of next year. We are looking at the end of… read more

All Things Christmas

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of the above article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz President, Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting [email protected] http://www.garyberk.com “It’s all about how you decorate your station for the holidays.” Here’s a programming checklist and suggestions as… read more

Charlie LeDuff Leaving WJBK-TV

On November 28, longtime WJBK-TV reporter Charlie LeDuff announced via Twitter that he was leaving the station, effective this Thursday (December 1).  WJBK-TV confirmed to the Detroit Free Press that, indeed, LeDuff is leaving the station. LeDuff posted on his Twitter account that “My last day with Fox is Thursday. It has been an insane experience. Thanks… read more

Just In Time Learning

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/ In a post I wrote about “Where You Should Be Recruiting Radio Talent” I mentioned a concept of “Just… read more

MAB Board Profile: Peter Tanz

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Peter Tanz.   Peter is Senior Vice President for Midwest Communications, a family broadcasting company with radio stations in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Peter has been on the MAB Board… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Hannah Vogel

Your contributions to the MABF help students 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. Hannah Vogel is the proud recipient of a 2016 Dr. Peter Orlik Broadcasting Scholarship… read more

MAB ABIP Inspector R. Dale Gehman Passes

The MAB is sad to announce the passing of our longtime Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program inspector R. Dale Gehman.  Dale passed away November 22.  He was 59. His family writes that after being diagnosed with cancer in 2007, he was blessed with a lot of good years since. Dale was most recently in Michigan in… read more