Tag: Issue 89

WDIV Partners with Nextdoor in Southeastern Michigan

On January 10, WDIV-TV (Detroit) announced a partnership with Nextdoor, a free and private social network for neighborhoods. WDIV will be using Nextdoor to enhance conversations around local news in communities across the area. WDIV will not only post relevant and interesting news stories to Nextdoor neighborhoods in Metro Detroit, but engage residents in the… read more

DOJ’s Memo Turns up Heat on Marijuana Prosecutions – How are Advertisers Affected?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo directing federal prosecutors to enforce all the laws related to marijuana activities, in states where marijuana is legal for either medical or recreational use. Even though some states have removed state law restrictions on the sale or use of marijuana. Marijuana remains illegal under Federal law and is classified… read more

‘Next Generation Speaker’ Ryan Jenkins Will Bring the Future of Sales and Leadership Into Focus

Internationally recognized “Next Generation Speaker” and author of The Millennial Manual: The Complete How-To Guide to Manage, Develop, and Engage Millennials at Work Ryan Jenkins will help to bring the future into focus when he leads three breakout sessions during the 2018 Great Lakes Media Show. The Great Lakes Media Show, formerly known as the Great… read more

Michigan Radio Brings “Snap Judgement” to Kalamazoo

Michigan Radio (WUOM/WFUM/WVGR-FM) will welcome the hit public radio storytelling show Snap Judgment to Kalamazoo for a live show on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 8:00 PM. Snap Judgment is a popular public radio storytelling show that airs on Michigan Radio and over 365 public radio stations nationwide. Created by Detroit-native and University of Michigan graduate Glynn Washington, Snap delivers a raw, intimate, musical brand of… read more

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

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 For 13 years I was the general manager of WFPG AM/FM in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The stations were successful. I was… read more

Broadcast Museum Celebrates First Anniversary

A Detroit museum dedicated to the achievements of the nation’s first black-owned television station will hold its anniversary on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The WGPR-TV62 Historical Society says the January 15 event at the William V. Banks Broadcast Museum & Media Center will include a black media history quiz and video clips of speeches… read more

WSYM’s Kip Bohne Retires

After 35 years, Kip Bohne, WSYM-TV (Lansing), retired from the station on December 31, 2017.  Bohne started at the station before it signed on the air, helping to build (what was then) WFSL in 1982 and was appointed Promotion Manager in 1983.  While having the title of Promotion Manager, he was the station’s right-hand man, jack-of-all-trades,… read more