Tag: Issue 82

jācapps Continues A Significant Growth Phase

Mobile App Developer Doubles Staff In Past Year Bingham Farms, MI. The mobile application space is growing, and jācapps, a leading provider of mobile solutions, has recently made several important personnel moves to accommodate its continuing expansion. The company has more than doubled its staff in the past year as it enjoys significant growth in… read more

Shannone Dunlap Joins Black Diamond

Former Alpha Media (Saginaw) General Manager Shannone Dunlap has joined Black Diamond Broadcasting as Director of Business Development. Dunlap told All Access, “I’m excited to join the Black Diamond Broadcasting team.  As a young, independent media company that’s growing extremely fast, this position carries a great responsibility, as well as being a tremendous opportunity for… read more

Luck, Signal & Being Unique

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 DickTaylorBlog.com Back before the turn of the century, radio station owners often did market research to find viable programming “holes” in a market…. read more

WDIV Raises $76K for THAW

On November 1, WDIV-TV (Detroit) raised a total of $76,000 for the nonprofit organization THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund. The Gift of Warmth telethon, held from 5:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. included special reports from Consumer Investigative Reporter Hank Winchester, the head of WDIV’s “Help Me Hank” Consumer Unit. He explained how the money… read more

TEGNA, Cooper Media to Launch Quest

TEGNA Inc. has announced it has partnered with Cooper Media to launch Quest, a new ad-supported adventure and exploration multicast network free to consumers. Quest will initially debut early next year across TEGNA’s station portfolio as a new multicast channel. TEGNA will receive an ownership stake in Quest and will share in the network’s revenues…. read more

The 50th Anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act

Via Steve Chrypinski, Michigan Radio Fifty years ago, on November 7, 1967, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, legislation that created America’s public broadcasting system. In signing the legislation, President Johnson expressed the hope that one day, public television and radio stations would satisfy “America’s appetite for excellence” and “enrich man’s spirit.” The… read more