Tag: Issue 70

Post-Incentive Auction Window Opens for Modifications by Repacked TV Stations that Can’t Build on Their Assigned Channel

According to a report by Broadcast Law Blog, the FCC announced the first of the post-auction filing windows for TV stations that have to move from their current channels as a result of the post-spectrum auction repacking. The first window, open from August 9 to September 8, is for a limited number of TV stations that… read more

How to Cure Millennials of Career Impatience

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 Millennials expect promotions and pay raises to come early and often. Here’s how leaders can channel this desire… read more

The Sales Contest

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 Lytle, Content Developer InstantSalesTraining.com Let me tell you a story because that’s what I do. Some of you will remember when I used to tour… read more

Are your ‘Personalities’ difference makers for your station?

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: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Some new tips for programming and management: There’s a lot of noise out there in radio-land these days. Digital. Internet advertising…. read more

WPHM’S Gilmer Retires

Bill Gilmer, veteran broadcaster and News Director of Radio First’s WPHM-AM (Port Huron) has retired. His last day on the job was this past Friday, August 4 and that included a morning on-air retirement party hosted by WPHM Morning Host Paul Miller at Freighters Eatery & Taproom in Port Huron.  Gilmer was working right up… read more

Brian Abel Joins WXYZ

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) announced that Brian Abel has joined the station as a reporter for “7 Action News This Morning.” Abel comes to the station from E. W. Scripps’ sister station KSHB-TV in Kansas City.  There, Brian was the lead reporter during the station’s coverage of the 2016 election. He also was assigned to stories picked… read more

WEMU Expands Local Content On Weekdays

Eastern Michigan University’s WEMU-FM (Ypsilanti) has announced that beginning August 6, the station will begin airing an extra hour of NPR’s Morning Edition with David Fair anchoring the additional hour of coverage from 9 to 10 a.m. with a focus on an expansion of local content. The station reports that locally-produced Civic Matters with host… read more

NWS to Test Snow Squall Warnings This Winter

State Emergency Communications Committee (SECC) Chairman Gary Blievernicht (WKAR-TV/East Lansing) has announced that the National Weather Service (NWS) will be testing/evaluating Snow Squall Warnings this coming winter.   Stations are encouraged to consider airing the SVS-coded tests this winter as a part of a project coming from the NWS Detroit office. The test coverage area… read more