Tag: Issue 44

Guy Gordon Joins WJR

Longtime Detroit television reporter Guy Gordon has joined WJR-AM (Detroit) as a talk show host. “The Guy Gordon Show” airs on WJR weekdays from 3 -5 p.m.  The program debuted on January 3. A seasoned broadcast journalist, Gordon has been a fixture on Detroit television news for over 30 years and was recognized with two Emmy… read more

Ross Jones to Return to WXYZ-TV

E. W. Scripps Washington Bureau reporter Ross Jones has announced that he will be returning to WXYZ-TV (Detroit) beginning February 1. A Michigan State University graduate, Jones joined the station in 2005.  He moved to Scripps’ Washington Bureau in September of 2015. Jones wrote on social media “Candidly, I’ve felt the tug to return more than… read more

Associate Member Highlight: BCBSM

Associate Member news from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan:  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan awards $25,000 to Exalta Health.  Grant expands opportunities for low-income, uninsured Michiganders! On January 9, it was announced that Exalta Health, formerly Health Intervention Services, was awarded a grant of $25,000 by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. This… read more

Cumulus Media Promotes Two in Flint

Cumulus Media (Flint) has announced the promotions of two programmers, August Wallace, who has been programming WDZZ-FM for ten years, has been elevated to Operations Manager for the five-station cluster.  Wallace will continue to program WDZZ and continue her airshift. Longtime WFBE-FM personality Tim Shickles has been promoted to Program Director for the station.  He will… read more

Words Matter

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/ The words you use can make all the difference in the outcome of whatever you’re trying to do. Visual… read more

Question Everything

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: Chris Tarr, CSRE, DRB, CBNE I’ve seen a picture floating around the Internet lately – it’s a quote painted in a stairwell that says something along the… read more

MAB Brings 2017 SOS to Members

The MAB would like to thank all of our members airing Governor Rick Snyder’s 2017 State of the State Address. MAB will be on-hand uplinking the Governor’s speech and the Democratic response to both commercial and public television members in the state. The clean, unhosted feed will be in HD. Public television stations will be… read more

Kim Krause Named GM of WXMI-TV

Tribune Broadcasting has announced the appointment of Kim Krause to General Manager of WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids).  Krause will oversee the long-term strategy and day-to-day management of the station, and will report to Chris Wayland, Tribune Broadcasting’s Vice President/Group Operations. Krause, who assumes her new duties on January 24, joins WXMI from WZZM, the Tegna ABC… read more