Tag: Issue 63

Michigan Emmy Winners Announced

At ceremonies held Saturday Night (June 10) in Detroit, 15 Michigan television stations took home awards in the 39th Annual National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), Michigan Chapter Emmy® Awards. The awards recognize outstanding achievement, raising industry standards, and improving the quality of television. Among the call letters receiving awards were WDIV-TV, WJBK-TV,… read more

CMU’s Orlik To Retire August 15

  After 48 years at Central Michigan University, Dr. Peter Orlik will retire August 15.  Dr. Orlik was the Director of the School of Broadcasting and Cinematic Arts from 1969 to 1979 and returned to the position in 1996. Dr. Orlik was honored with ceremonies at CMU on June 3.  MAB President and CEO Karole… read more

Pete Bowers Retires

The MAB Foundation has learned that longtime broadcaster and educator Pete Bowers has retired from Bloomfield Hills High School. In 1976, Pete Bowers started the radio broadcasting program in Bloomfield Hills Schools. He has been the general manager of WBFH and the teacher of the electronic media courses for over 40 years. MAB President/CEO Karole… read more

Jacquelen Timm Appointed Manager of MAB Foundation

Jacquelen Timm has been appointed MAB Foundation Manager and Development Director. She joined MAB on June 13. In her position, Jacquelen will oversee the MABF fundraising, development, donations, endowments, scholarships and grants. MAB President/CEO Karole White said Jacquelen will oversee the Foundation career fairs and create a stronger relationship with the professors and department heads at… read more

Mojo In The Morning Expands to Toledo

Detroit-based morning show “Mojo In The Morning“ has expanded its footprint once again and will begin airing on iHeartMedia’s WVKS-FM (Toledo, OH), effective June 19. The show originates at iHeart’s WKQI-FM in Detroit and is hosted by Mojo, Spike and Shannon.  This past January the show added the Grand Rapids market to its network of stations,… read more

Heather Park Joins WXYT

CBS Radio Detroit’s 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) has announced announced that Heather Park has joined the “Jamie and Stoney Show” as co-host. The “Jamie and Stoney Show” airs weekdays from 6:00 -10:00 a.m.  Park joined the show this past Monday, June 12. Jimmy Powers, WXYT-FM Program Director said, “Heather’s experience with the Detroit Tigers and WWJ-TV… read more

WCMU Plans 50th Anniversary Open House

Central Michigan University’s WCMU will have an open house on Saturday, June 24.  The open house gives the station a chance to thank listeners and viewers for 50 years of support. The WCMU 50th anniversary open house will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lots of activities for people of all ages.  The event… read more

Ann MacDonald Passes

The MAB has learned that Ann MacDonald, the wife of former MAB President Ken MacDonald, Sr. and matriarch of MacDonald and MacDonald-Garber Broadcasting passed away June 12. MAB President/CEO Karole White notes that “Ann was a dear sweet lady who played an important role with her husband Ken in the growth of MacDonald Broadcasting. She attended… read more