Welcome to the official site of the MAB Foundation!


Thank you for taking the time to visit the MAB Foundation. It is our goal that this website offers you the resources and information you need to learn more about the MAB Foundation and our mission of preserving the history of broadcasting while encouraging future broadcasters through educational programs and events. Please feel free to search this site to learn what we are about. Contact us at mabf@michmab.com with any questions or suggestions.


We hope that you will consider joining us in our mission through a donation. This year, the MAB Foundation has made a specific goal to encourage even more individuals to choose a career in broadcasting by offering more scholarships, internships, career fairs, and unique educational events such as our Broadcasting Career Builder Conference. However, to accomplish this, we need your financial help. Click here to support our mission financially, or give us a call for more information - 800.968.7622!

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  • BCBC Highlight: Learn to Improve your Writing with "The WRITE Way"
    posted on October 1st, 2014

    "One of the most important qualities I look for when hiring digital content creators is their ability to tell stories using the written word.The ever-expanding opportunities new digital platforms bring us require that content creators have strong writing skills. That's why BCBC's The WRITE Way session is a must-attend for anyone planning to excel in our industry."

    - Jennifer Williams, Director of Interactive Marketing, Greater Media, Inc.


    The key to success in our multi-media world is to be able to write something that sells; something that makes the reader, viewer or listener want more. 

    The WRITE Way workshop at BCBC will discuss creative writing AND news writing as it pertains to multi-media content and will include hands-on group exercises to make you a more effective, successful writer. 

    Register for BCBC today to attend The WRITE Way session on Friday, November 7! Go to www.mybcbc.com to register and to view the full BCBC schedule. 
     
    Questions on registering? Contact Julie at mabf@michmab.com
     

    Register EARLY and save 40%!!

    Cost to attend BCBC is only $20 for the entire day and includes lunch, the career fair and sessions! Cost increases to $35 after October 24, so register early and SAVE!
     
    Click here to register online.

  • BCBC Mentors Added!
    posted on September 15th, 2014

    Check out the complete list of speakers and mentors for the upcoming Broadcasting Career Builder Conference (BCBC)! Don't miss out on this amazing daylong networking and educational conference.

    Cost is only $20 until Oct. 24...after that date, the rate goes up to $35. Learn more at the official BCBC webpage: www.mybcbc.com.

  • MABF Career Fair at Specs Howard School - Thursday, October 2!
    posted on September 8th, 2014

    If you have not already done so, make sure to secure your space at the MAB Foundation Career and Networking Fair on Thursday, October 2 at Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield. Every year, this fair sees 200-300 young broadcasters looking to pursue internships, job openings and mentorships.

    Participating in this fair gives your station possible EEO credits as well as the opportunity to network with the future of our industry.

    Additional Fall Locations include: 

    Thursday, October 9 - Western Michigan University
    Wednesday, October 15 - Central Michigan University

    Visit the official Career Fair page here or contact Julie Sochay for details.