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

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

NAB Files Lawsuit over Ownership Rules

According to a report by TVNewscheck, the National Assocation of Broadcasters (NAB) has filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the FCC’s media ownership order as “arbitrary and capricious.” The organization challenged the FCC’s ruling in its required every-four-year review of its broadcast ownership rules, saying that “despite… read more

Court Stops DOL Overtime Regulations from Going Forward

A U.S. District Court in Texas issued a preliminary injunction preventing the Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing its new overtime regulation that was set to go into effect December 1. The regulation would have raised the salary and compensation level needed for white collar workers to be exempt from being paid overtime to $47,476… read more

Future and Current Broadcasters Mixed and Mingled at BCBC

Thanks to all of the MABF’s professional volunteers, the Broadcasting Career Builder Conference (BCBC) 2016 was a huge success! Eager students met with professionals during the daylong event, held November 18, to learn all about the broadcasting industry. With 154 participants, the BCBC created an environment where students could learn, network and further develop their… read more

Pay Dues Early and Save!

By: Karole L. White President/CEO Michigan Assocation of Broadcasters If you are like many, the bird isn’t the only thing over the holidays that got stuffed. We all ate our fill. Now, its back to work where for the next month we will all try to sell as far into 2017 as we can.  Securing… read more