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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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  • Voice of the Tigers Dan Dickerson to Keynote BCBC
    posted on September 28th, 2015

    MAB Foundation is excited to welcome Dan Dickerson, lead play-by-play and voice of the Detroit Tigers, as this year's BCBC Keynote Speaker. 

    After making his Tigers broadcasting debut in 2000, veteran Michigan sports announcer Dan Dickerson returns for his 15th season in the booth and his 12th season as the lead play-by-play voice of the Tigers. 

    Hear more about Dan's career journey, his time with the Detroit Tigers, AND bring your questions for a short Q&A session after his Keynote! 

    Read Dan Dickerson's full bio here.

    Remember: BCBC is at a NEW location this year at Eagle Eye Golf Club and Conference Center with NEW opportunities for attendees so get your registration in today! 
    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 16, so register early and SAVE!

  • BCBC Highlight - First Impressions DO Matter!
    posted on September 25th, 2015

    SMILE! First Impressions DO Matter! 

    Hear from longtime broadcaster Jay Kruz as he outlines how to best position yourself for a successful interview and successful career!

    Want a media career? You need to attend this session! Learn exactly what you MUST have prepared before you start your job search.  Find out about "resume-builders" and "resume-busters," discover the most effective ways to build your professional network, and how to secure a job once the interview comes along. Get interviewing, resume and demo tips as well. 

    And...Bring your questions!

    Register for BCBC today to attend the "First Impressions Matter" session on Friday, October 30 and much more! Click here for the complete schedule and to register!

    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 16, so register early and SAVE!

  • BCBC Adds NEW Mentors to Speed Networking
    posted on September 11th, 2015

    New mentors have JUST been added to the BCBC's Speed Networking list! Broadcasters from all over the state and all areas of the industry will be available during the popular BCBC Speed Networking session on Friday, October 30.

    Cost to attend is only $20!

    Register NOW to secure your spot for the BCBC and Speed Networking here. 

  • Booths Still Available for the Fall Career & Networking Fairs!
    posted on August 26th, 2015

    Summer is almost over, some schools are back in session and we are quickly approaching our Fall Broadcast Media Career & Networking Fairs and we want YOU to be a part of the action! 

    If you have not yet secured your booth space, we would love to have you participate!

    These events attract hundreds of students and young professionals eager to meet with you and continue their career journey in the broadcast and media industries. 
    This unique fair is open to any company or school in a media-related field and offers valuable career advice, resume/demo reviews, internships, job openings and promotes a career in broadcasting or a media-related industry among students and young professionals. For stations, participation may provide possible EEO credits.
    Please join us! Click here for complete event details
    Or - reserve your booth directly by clicking here: ONLINE REGISTRATION

    Each booth is $275 and includes a co-sponsorship of the event and a boxed meal for vendor representatives (2 maximum). Space is filling up quickly so reserve your booth now!
    Thursday, October 8 - Specs Howard School of Media Arts, Southfield - 4:00pm-7:00pm
    Thursday, October 15 - Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant - 12:00pm-3:00pm
    Tuesday, October 20 - Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo - 12:00pm-3:00pm
    REGISTER NOW! These fairs will be here before you know it...join us today!

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