Tag: Issue 66

WOOD Radio’s John Bry Retires

After 40 years John Bry signed off the WOOD Radio (Grand Rapids) airwaves and into retirement on July 7. Bry began his career with WOOD Radio in 1977 after working at a radio station in Savannah, Ga. He said a 40-plus year career in the radio industry was never in his plans, as he holds… read more

WMGC-FM Gets Foolish in the Mornings

Beasley Media Group classic hip hop “105.1 The Bounce” WMGC-FM (Detroit) has added comedian Foolish  to its morning show, alongside Bigg and Shay Shay. “Bigg and Foolish in the Morning” kicked off July 5. Foolish has been heard on various Detroit radio stations for the past 17 years. “It’s our honor to add one of Detroit’s… read more

Scripps Names Adam Symson CEO to Succeed Rich Boehne

Adam Symson will become president and CEO of E.W. Scripps on Aug. 8 the company has announced, taking over for longtime CEO Rich Boehne, who will continue as chairman. Boehne’s nearly 30-year executive tenure saw the company expand into cable and its exit from newspapers, additions to its TV station portfolio and the acquisition of industry-leading podcast… read more

How to Attract Millennials With a Compelling Recruitment Video

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: Ryan Jenkins Next Generation Speaker / Inc.com Columnist Finding talent for your organization is an ongoing process. It’s even more ongoing  today as Baby Boomers retire and Millennials… read more

Stop Making These Top 10 Marketing Mistakes

By:  Duane Alverson, President MacDonald Broadcasting Company (Saginaw & Lansing) If you’re like most business leaders, you’re likely struggling to navigate the myriad of marketing channels available to advertisers these days. With so many options out there, and with attention spans so fragmented and disjointed, how are business owners to know how and where to… read more

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NAB Files Comments to End Main Studio Rule

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) recently filed comments in support of the FCC’s proposal to eliminate the agency’s main studio rule. The organization asserts that the rule is outdated and unnecessary. It its statement, the NAB wrote: “The rule was designed to facilitate input from the community and station participation in community activities through… read more

FCC Steps Up Enforcement Against Pirate Radio

According to a report by Inside Radio, Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai confirmed that combating pirate radio is a “major priority” for the agency. “We’ll take aggressive action to enforce the rules against pirate radio broadcasters,” Pai wrote in a statement. As part of the FCC’s stepped-up enforcement action the Enforcement Bureau has targeted… read more

Herman, Wertlieb Become Co-Vice Chairs of the Broadcasters Foundation of America

The Broadcasters Foundation of America has voted two of its Board members as Co-Vice Chairs, Scott Herman, Chief Operating Officer of CBS RADIO, and Jordan Wertlieb, President of Hearst Television. The elections took place during the Broadcasters Foundation’s Board of Directors June meeting in New York City. “As members of our Board of Directors, Jordan… read more

Marcie Brogan to retire, sell Brogan & Partners to agency’s president, Ellyn Davidson

Crain’s Detroit Business has reported that Marcie Brogan, the founder of Brogan & Partners Convergence Marketing Agency, is retiring and selling the  company to its president,  Ellyn Davidson, who has been with the Birmingham-based advertising agency for 23 years. Under a deal finalized in June, Davidson takes ownership of 25 percent of the company immediately,… read more