Tag: Issue 94

WWJ’s Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW Raises $1.4 Million

Entercom’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) raised more than $1.4 million in their 15th annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund. Along with our enthusiastic volunteers, the station took calls all day February 9, broadcasting live from our radio studios in Southfield, collecting donations to keep Michigan families in need warm this winter. THAW assists… read more

WMJZ-FM Gaylord Sold

On February 13, 2018, an application was filed with the Federal Communications Commission to assign the license of WMJZ-FM (Gaylord) from Darby Advertising, Inc. to 45 North Media, Inc.  The purchase price was $750,000. 45 North Media has been operating the station under a Local Programming and Marketing Agreement since January 2. The seller is owned… read more

Neilsen’s Abcarian will Help You ‘Elevate the POWER’ of Your Station at the #MABshow

Nielsen’s Vice President for Product Leadership Kelly Abcarian  joins the line up of presenters at the 2018 Great Lakes Media Show to help stations across Michigan “Elevate the POWER of Broadcast AND Digital and reach the largest most effective audience leveraging real truthful measurement.” The Great Lakes Media Show, formerly the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & Expo… read more

WCMU Presents Pinkalicious Kids and Culture Day

This Saturday, February 17, WCMU Public Media will host “Pinkalicious Kids and Culture Day” from 10 a.m. to Noon on the campus of Central Michigan University. As part of this great event, WCMU is introducing kids to the brand new PBS Kids show, “Pinkalicious & Peterrific.” Families can stop by for games, activities and a… read more

My First Sale

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 I began my broadcasting career as a disc jockey when I entered the 10th grade in high school. Broadcasting would pay for… read more

NAB Will Honor Texas Congressman Green With First ‘Broadcast Champion Award’

Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) will be the inaugural recipient of the NAB Broadcast Champion Award. The award recognizes a member of Congress who demonstrates exemplary leadership and commitment to strengthening the future of radio and television, recognizing broadcasters’ vital role in our local communities. As a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee since… read more