Category: Awards

Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame to Induct New Members

Six new members will be inducted into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame on April 26, 2020 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center at Michigan State University in East Lansing. New honorees include former WXYZ-TV (Detroit) reporter Bill Proctor, whose investigations led to the creation of the University of Michigan Law School’s Innocence Clinic.  Proctor… read more

WYCD’s Chuck Edwards, Beasley’s George Beasley Named To Country Radio Hall Of Fame!

At ceremonies on February 19, The Country Radio Hall of Fame has announced its 2020 inductees and there are a couple of names known to Michigan broadcasters.  The honorees include Chuck Edwards, of “Chuck, Rachael and Grunwald In The Morning” on Entercom’s WYCD-FM (Detroit). Chuck has spent the past 20 years at WYCD/Detroit where he… read more

Finalists Announced in 2019 Michigan APME Broadcast Contest

Finalists have been announced in the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors 2019 radio and TV contest.  The awards in actual order of finish — first or second — will be announced at the annual Michigan APME annual awards banquet April 4 in Lansing. The General Excellence, Rising Star and First Amendment award winners also will be… read more

The MAB is Pleased to Announce the 2020 Carl E. Lee Award Recipients

Coral Howe and Frank Maynard will be honored March 3 at The Great Lakes Media Show during the Exhibitor Reception. The Carl E. Lee Broadcast Engineering Excellence Awards was named after Carl E. Lee, a prominent Michigan broadcast engineer and station owner, who was known for his innovation and recognition of opportunity. Broadcast engineers work… read more

WRIF-FM is ‘Rock Station of the Year’ at Marconi Awards

Beasley Media Group’s WRIF-FM (Detroit) was the recipient of an NAB Marconi Award Thursday night during ceremonies held in conjunction with the Radio Show in Dallas. ‘RIF was one of five stations announced as finalists in July for the Rock Station of the Year Marconi.  WRIF-FM Program Director Mark Pennington was on hand to accept… read more

MAB Honors Congressman Tim Walberg With Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) honored U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-7, with its 2019 Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award on Tuesday, August 6, at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids. This prestigious award is given to a lawmaker or other public servant for their dedicated service to Michigan citizens and the Michigan broadcasting… read more

MAB Celebrates Lifetime Achievement Award, 2019 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) presented its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award and welcomed three other outstanding individuals into the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids The highest award given by the MAB, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors Michigan broadcast pioneers who have dedicated the… read more

MAPB Honors Linda Yohn, Thomas C. Jones with 2019 Public Media Impact Awards

The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) presented its 2019 Public Media Impact Awards on Tuesday, August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids. The MAPB presents Public Media Impact Awards to professionals and donors for their contribution to public broadcasting in Michigan. The awards are given to recognize outstanding individuals involved in public… read more

2019 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced

The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the finalists for the 2019 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced September 26 during the Awards Dinner & Show during the 2019 Radio Show in Dallas, Texas. Finalists in various categories include Mojo of WKQI-FM… read more

Michigan Radio Supporter Thomas Jones, Retired WEMU Music Director Linda Yohn  Honored With Public Media Impact Awards

-The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) is pleased to announce its 2019 Public Media Impact Awards. Thomas Jones and Linda Yohn will be honored August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids as part of the MAB’s annual Summer Conference. Thomas Jones,  Michigan Radio (Ann Arbor) Thomas Jones has been an exceptional supporter of… read more