Tag: Issue 41

Bounce 105.1 Adds Airstaff

Beasley Media Group’s Classic hip-hop and R&B radio station, WMGC-FM (Detroit), known on-air as “Bounce 105.1,” has introduced its on-air talent lineup.  The station debuted this past July. Detroit natives Suga Rae, DJ Dinero and Reggie Reg Davis as well as Deongello “Gello” Vanorsby from Phoenix are the Detroit station’s new “Ambassadors.” Program Director Al… read more

Drone Legislation Passes House Committee

SB 992 unanimously passed the Michigan House Committee on Communications and Technology last week. The legislation allows a person authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aerial systems (aka: drones) for commercial purposes in a manner consistent with the authorization. The legislation also sets up a legislative drone taskforce to develop statewide… read more

The Robinson Report: Clutter Creep

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 “Out of clutter, find simplicity.” ― Albert Einstein All brands eventually wake up from the malaise of sameness – to find it…. read more

MAB Board Profile: Ed Fernandez

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Ed Fernandez.   Ed Fernandez is a Michigan native with a distinguished career as a broadcast executive. He serves as Detroit-based Vice-President and Divisional General Manager for E.W. Scripps, overseeing the company’s stations in Buffalo, Cincinnati,… read more

Traffic Director Spotlight: Sara Siegmann, MAB

Sara Siegmann is the NCSA Data Entry/Membership Assistant at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). Q1:  How long have you been in traffic? Sara:   Just over six months. Q2: What is your favorite comfort food? Sara:  Homemade Chicken Parmesan. Q3: Which Superhero would you be, and why? Sara:  Batman, because he’s a billionaire and… read more

WION Sends “Treasures for Troops”

WION-AM/FM Radio (Ionia) and its many partners hosted the 3rd annual “Treasures for Troops” campaign, November 28-December 2, setting a new record and sending “more packages than ever” to deployed service personnel before Christmas. Through drop-off locations in Ionia County and five daily broadcasts originating from locations around the Ionia area, WION co-owner Jim Carlyle reports… read more