Tag: Issue 42

Sales Managers: You Really Want to be Part of This (FREE WEBINAR)

Because your real job is getting your salespeople to do their jobs better. Register NOW for The Coaching Imperative here. When:  December 21, 2016 1:00 p.m. EST After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Throughout 2016, Chris Lytle from Instant Sales Training, has brought you and your sales team… read more

WILX-TV News Director Kevin Ragan Recovering

The MAB board and staff sends get well wishes to longtime WILX-TV (Lansing) News Director Kevin Ragan, who suffered a stroke in mid-November. Kevin is recovering at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. WILX General Manager Michael King said, “Kevin is an outstanding News Director, community leader and colleague. We are all very eager for his speedy recovery… read more

Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Deadline is FRIDAY!

There’s just one day left for students to submit their entries for the Michigan Student Broadcast Awards. ENTRY DEADLINE! Friday, December 16, 2016 by 3:00pm Make sure to review the online entry portal ASAP so you or your students have time to ask us any questions! The Student Broadcast Awards Ceremony will take place during the… read more

FCC Chairman Wheeler to Step Down January 20

On December 15, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he intends to leave the agency on January 20, 2017.  Wheeler has been head of the Commission for more than three years. He issued the following statement: “Serving as FCC chairman during this period of historic technological change has been the greatest honor of my professional… read more

Registration is Open for the 2017 Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO!

The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC) is the Midwest’s premier educational and networking event for radio, television and media professionals. Register here. This year’s Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference is all about Reframing your Perspective, and has been designed to inspire YOU with… National caliber speakers and educational sessions. Innovative technology on display in… read more

Michigan Radio Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for Flint Documentary

via Steve Chrypinski, Michigan Radio Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism announced (12/15) that Michigan Radio is a winner of a prestigious 2017 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for the documentary, Not Safe to Drink. The Not Safe To Drink documentary traced the story of the Flint water crisis, and how the water in Flint became… read more

WYCD Raises Big Money for St. Jude’s

On December 8 and 9, CBS Radio’s WYCD-FM (Detroit) held its 16th Annual “99.5 WYCD Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon,”  raising $551,272! The radiothon was held at Art Van Furniture in Warren. Several donations were dedicated to WYCD ‘s Linda Lee, who was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer in late summer.  Lee… read more

I’ll Just Leave My Literature

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/ Be it just a one sheet with your latest sales promotion or a full color brochure, if you haven’t… read more