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2019 Regional EAS RMT Schedules Posted

2019 Regional EAS RMT Schedules Posted

The MAB has posted the monthly RMT schedules for 2019 it has received so far.  The schedules indicate the date and time of the RMT in each region and who the originator of the test will be (usually a local primary station, though in some instances the test may be originated at the local emergency… read more

MAB Welcomes CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan to the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show!

The MAB is excited to announce that CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan will headline the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show when she deliver’s the keynote address at Michigan’s premier annual broadcast industry event. Lara Logan’s bold, award-winning reporting has earned her a prominent spot among the world’s best foreign correspondents. Named a full-time 60 Minutes… read more

2019 Third Thursday Webinars Announced

The MAB has announced its 2019 list of Third Thursday webinars.  Sales, Programming, Engineering, Management and Digital webinars are scheduled through the year.  Speakers include experts such as Paul Weyland, Kevin Robinson, David Oxenford , Chris Lytle, Jeff Welton and others. For a complete list of webinars, click here.

NAB Offers Repack Resources for TV Broadcasters

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is offering Broadcasters who may be shifting channels as the result of the repack, tools to help communicate these changes with viewers.  This includes a checklist of activities to ensure they are meeting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) education requirements and aware of best practices recommended by NAB.  Some tools are… read more

Gary Baxter Elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters

Gary Baxter, Vice President and General Manager for E.W. Scripps Company’s Fox 47 WSYM-TV in Lansing, was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Baxter is the 73rd chairman of the MAB, one… read more

MAB Celebrates Lifetime Achievement Award, 2018 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) presented its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award and welcomed three other outstanding individuals into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel. The highest award given by the MAB, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors Michigan broadcast pioneers who have dedicated the majority of their… read more

MAPB Honors Paul J. Ryan, Mark T. Brush with 2018 Public Media Impact Awards

The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) presented its 2018 Public Media Impact Awards on Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel. The Public Media Impact Awards are given to professionals and donors for their contribution to public broadcasting in Michigan. The awards are given to recognize outstanding individuals involved in public broadcasting for their… read more

Have you received your new NCSA Agreement yet?

General Managers and Traffic Managers should have received their new NCSA Public Education Program Agreements for 2018-2019. Please fill them out and return them to the MAB. The NCSA Program is what keeps the MAB dues so incredibly low and keeps the MAB strong and serving your station, and our state. Over 79% of the… read more