Tag: Issue 72

Snyder Creates a New Opioid Council

Gov. Rick Snyder signed an executive directive on August 15 forming a new Council on Opioid and Prescription Drug Enforcement and named Lt. Gov. Brian Calley as its chair. In a statement, Snyder said the council will work to develop and maintain relationships between local, state and federal agencies that work in enforcing laws and… read more

Ask Every Sales Candidate This Provocative Question

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 If you want to save yourself from another bad hire, then ask this question toward the end of your first interview:… read more

FCC Releases New EAS Guide

To help small businesses, nonprofits and small governmental jurisdictions comply with its latest EAS rules, the Federal Communications Commission has released the “Small Entity Compliance Guide Review of the Emergency Alert System.” The guide is available here. Last year, the commission adopted an order resolving a petition filed years before by the Independent Spanish Broadcasters… read more

Reminder: ETRS Form One Registration Due Monday

By Lauren Lynch Flick, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP The FCC and FEMA have established September 27, 2017 as the date for the next nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). Like last year’s test, all EAS participants must file Form 1 a month before the test. The Form 1 has been modified, however,… read more

Beasley Media Group Unveils Company-Wide Community of Caring Initiative

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. has announced the unveiling of a company-wide “Community of Caring” Public Service initiative that will run throughout the organization’s 63 radio stations. The initiative will consist of several aspects. A rotating PSA series will be aimed at shining a spotlight on important issues impacting their… read more

Trudi Daniels Joins WGFM/WGFE

All-Access reports that Black Diamond Broadcasting rock simulcast stations WGFM-FM (Cheboygan-Traverser City) and WGFE-FM (Glen Arbor) have added former WRIF personality Trudi Daniels to the station’s lineup. Daniels was a familiar voice on Detroit rock stations for the past 25 years. She was a part of the Drew and Mike Show on WRIF for 22 years… read more

Peter Tanz Elected Chair of the MAB

Peter Tanz, Senior Vice President for Midwest Communications, was elected Chair of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s annual business meeting on Tuesday, August 22 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville.  Tanz becomes the 72nd chairman of the MAB, one of the largest and most successful state broadcast associations… read more