Michael O. Lareau: 6/21/1924 – 4/26/2019

Michael O. Lareau: 6/21/1924 – 4/26/2019

Michael O. Lareau: 6/21/1924 – 4/26/2019

Long-time Michigan broadcasting executive, Michael O. Lareau, died on April 26, 2019 in Grand Rapids at the age of 94. Visitation will be at the O’Brien-Gerst Funeral Home on Sunday, April 28 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Mass will be celebrated at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Grand Rapids at 11:00 a.m. on Monday,… read more

Six Michigan Broadcasters Win Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the winners of the 2019 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards honoring outstanding achievement in broadcast and digital journalism, technical expertise and adherence to RTDNA’s Code of Ethics. A record 4,600 entries were submitted nationwide for this year’s competition. From this group, more than 720 regional winners… read more

Huizenga Adds Name to Local Radio Freedom Act

The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA), a resolution to oppose “any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge” on local broadcast radio stations, now has 158 cosponsors in the House and 18 in the Senate. The Resolution is expected to garner broad bipartisan support, as in the previous Congress where it attracted nearly 260… read more

Do You Know About Broadcast Compliance?

When you need to recruit candidates for an open position, Broadcast Compliance Services lets you determine precisely where your job postings go on a local, regional or national level. Then you can easily monitor, document and report your EEO efforts. The BCS system even helps you complete the FCC’s electronic filing form. Broadcast Compliance Service… read more

Bruce Goldsen Re-elected to NAB Radio Board

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced on March 29 that Bruce Goldsen, President and Co-Owner of Jackson Radio Works, had been re-elected to another term on the NAB Radio Board, representing Michigan Broadcasters.  The new two-year terms of the elected board members will begin in June of this year. Goldsen was inducted into the… read more