Category: 2018

Saginaw Station Cluster Exceeds Goal To Help Homeless

Alpha Media’s five stations in Saginaw, Michigan raised $46,242 for homeless shelters during a 12-hour Radiothon on December 19, exceeding their goal of $45,000. Dan Streeter, CEO for Rescue Ministries of Mid Michigan, said the money will provide 1,541 nights of shelter and care for homeless individuals. The average cost of providing housing, food and… read more

WILX-TV Anchors Compete Ringing Salvation Army Bells

On December 14, Gray Television’s WILX-TV (Lansing) News Anchors David Andrews and Ann Emmerich, along with Mallory Anderson and Barrett Tryon, rang the bells for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive.  Andrews and Emmerich will be hosting on Salvation Army kettle, with Anderson and Tryon a second, and it was a friendly round of competition between… read more

WLNS Holds 11th Annual Day of Giving

On December 6, Nexstar Broadcasting’s WLNS-TV (Lansing) held it’s the 11th annual Day of Giving, collecting non-perishable items like cereal and canned soup. All donations went to help those who are struggling in our community.  WLNS crew members accepted donations throughout the day at the station’s Lansing studios as well as Consumers Energy Headquarters in… read more

Key Code Media Opens Detroit Office

Key Code Media announced this week the opening of their newest office in Detroit. This office is the re-seller of media technology and system integrations’  eighth location nationwide. The new location is convenient to customers and production facilities looking to plan future media workflow advancements and technology upgrades, according to an announcement on the company’s… read more

Meet Your MAB Board Member of the Week: Peter Tanz

Peter Tanz is Senior Vice President for Midwest Communications, a family broadcasting company with radio stations in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. He currently serves as the Immediate Past Chair of the MAB Board of Directors. Peter joined Midwest Communications in Green Bay, Wisc., as an advertising sales representative in… read more