Month: November 2018

MIOSHA Changing State Rules for Federal Regulations

The Snyder administration is rescinding state rules in favor of making reference to the federal regulations when it comes to the Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Administration (MIOSHA). The agency submitted 27 rules packages over the past few weeks that rescind various state rules in favor of the reference notation. “The focus has not been… read more

Meet Your MAB Board Member of the Week: Kevin Dunaway

Kevin Dunaway began his career as a news producer for 9 & 10 News/Heritage Broadcasting in September of 1998. After producing Michigan this Morning and 9 & 10 News at Noon, Kevin moved to assignment manager in December of that same year. After four months of working the desk in the newsroom handling assignments and… read more

WCZY/WMMI Mt. Pleasant Fills a Mayflower!

Latitude Media’s WCZY-FM/WMMI-AM/FM (Mt. Pleasant) filled a Mayflower moving van November 16, raising over 4,800 non-perishable food items and close to a record of $8,000 in  donations, surpassing what the station raised in 2017. “The magic continues to be made and we love our community for their love,” said Latitude Media Owner/GM Bob Peters. “United… read more

45 North Media Takes Over WMTE

On November 12, 45 North Media has begun operating Mitten Media’s WMTE-FM  (Manistee), flipping the station’s format to Classic Hits as “Eagle 101.5“. According to an article published on RadioInsight.com, WMTE-FM is duplicating the branding and format of 45 North Media’s WMJZ-FM (Gaylord) but separate programming. Scotty Mac, who had been hosting mornings on the… read more

Fred Jacobs Inducted to Radio Hall of Fame

On November 15, Jacobs Media Strategies Founder/President Fred Jacobs was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame at ceremonies in New York City. His inclusion recognizes his contributions to radio broadcasting over more than three decades. Fred is the first radio consultant to ever be inducted. The MAB thanks Jackson Radio Works’ Bruce and… read more

Follow-Up: WION’s ‘Treasures for Troops’ Sends 260 Boxes to Deployed Soldiers

This is a follow-up to an article that appeared in MAB NewsBriefs two weeks ago. In it’s fifth year of the annual event, WION-AM’s (Ionia) “Treasures for Troops” has provided Michigan Chapter #188 of the Blue Star Mothers with enough collections for more packages to go overseas than any other year since the drive began!… read more

WMGC Announces New On-Air Lineup

This week, Beasley Media Group’s WMGC-FM (Detroit/105.1 The Bounce) announced a new on-air lineup.  Sliding into the morning show position from afternoons is “The Gello Show,” featuring Gello and Joanna. Former morning co-host Shay-Shay has now moved to the midday slot. A new afternoon host has not yet been announced, but should be announced shortly.