Category: November 2016

MAB Board Profile: Michael Renda

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Michael Renda.   Michael is Vice President and General Manager for WJBK-TV (FOX 2) in Detroit. He began his broadcast career in radio at WOHO in Toledo, Ohio in 1977 as a Local Account Executive.  Shortly thereafter,… read more

NAB Criticizes FCC’s Hold on Ownership Rules

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) 2014 Quadrennial Review of media ownership regulations was posted in the Federal Register last week. In response, the National Association of Broadcasters sharply criticized the agency for retaining ownership rules that are stuck in the ‘70s. In the blog post, entitled “Let’s Do the Time Warp Again—The FCC’s Ownership Rules… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Charlie Kadado

Your contributions to the MABF help students to realize their dreams! Here, one recent scholarship winner shares his experiences and goals for the future. Learn more about the MABF Scholarship program here and help to support these scholarship programs by donating here. Charlie Kadado is the proud recipient of the MAB Foundation Broadcasting Scholarship and… read more

Lamerato Named WXYZ/WMYD DOS

WXYZ/WMYD-TV has named Tony Lamerato Director of Sales.   Lamerato comes to the station from Fox Sports Detroit where he was the local sales manager. He managed all client negotiations for major sponsorships and led his team to three years of record-breaking revenue. Prior to that, Lamerato was the digital sales manager and director of… read more

FREE Chris Lytle Sales Webinar for MAB Members

“You don’t motivate salespeople to be successful. You get them to be successful so they become motivated.” -Chris Lytle Further develop your successful sales team by having them attend the Instant Sales Training Webinar:  How to “Talk Advertising” With Your Prospects and Customers Now. When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST Invite your… read more

Job Seekers Met and Impressed Potential Employers at the 2016 Fall Career Fairs

Thanks to our amazing member stations, the 2016 Fall Career Fairs were a huge success! Eager college students and job seekers from the general public flocked to Kalamazoo, Mt. Pleasant and Farmington Hills to meet, greet and impress our several station participants. Job seekers were able to network with several stations throughout Michigan which represented… read more