Category: Awards

WXYT-FM (Detroit) Wins Marconi Sports Station of the Year Award

CBS Radio’s WXYT-FM  (97.1 The Ticket) was named Sports Station of the Year at the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards were announced Thursday night (9/22) at the 27th annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show held during the Radio Show in Nashville. Debbie Kenyon, VP/Market Manager for CBS Radio… read more

WGVU’s Shelley Irwin Wins Athena Award

WGVU-AM/FM (Grand Rapids) morning host/producer Shelley Irwin has been honored as recipient of the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce 2016 Athena Award, presented at ceremonies on September 15. The ATHENA Awards Program and ATHENA Young Professional Award are founded on the ATHENA Leadership Model® from ATHENA International, which identifies eight distinct attributes, called the ATHENA Tenets,… read more

Meet the 2016 Class of the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame

The MAB and MAB Foundation (MABF) inducted three outstanding individuals into the 2016 class of the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Tuesday, August 30 at the Inn at St. John’s. Inducted were Paul Jacobs, VP/GM of Jacobs Media and President of jacAPPS (Bingham Farms); Paul W. Smith, Radio Host and Columnist, WJR-AM (Detroit); and Stephen Schram, Executive Director and General Manager for… read more

MAB Honors 2016 Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award Recipient

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) and MAB Foundation (MABF) presented the 2016 Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award on Tuesday, August 30 at the Inn at St. John’s to Congresswoman Candice Miller (R-10). This prestigious award is given to a lawmaker, and/or other public official, for their dedicated service to Michigan citizens and the… read more

2016 MAB Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Julie Koehn

The MAB and MAB Foundation (MABF) presented the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award to Lenawee Broadcasting Company/WLEN-FM (Adrian) President and General Manager Julie Koehn during MAB awards ceremonies on Tuesday, August 30 at the Inn at St. John’s. Julie began her broadcasting career in 1985 as an account executive after graduating from Michigan State University with a… read more

MAPB Announces Public Media Impact Award

The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) is pleased to announce the 2016 Public Media Impact Award Donor Recipient, Ms. Bucky Love. Bucky Love has a heart for, and has given from the heart, to WGVU Public Media for over 30 years – her nonprofit of choice when it comes to a champion for the… read more

Honor 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductees

Please join the MAB and MAB Foundation in celebrating these outstanding people in our industry at the annual Awards Banquet, Tuesday, August 30 at the Inn at St. Johns in Plymouth, Michigan. The 2016 award recipients have 150-plus years of combined experience serving the broadcasting industry. Each of the award recipients have influenced and supported their… read more

NATAS Honors Michigan Broadcasting Excellence

On June 18, the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences awarded commercial and public broadcasters and video producers throughout the state with 2016 Michigan EMMY® Award ceremonies at Motor City Casino in Detroit. A complete list of winners is available here. (PDF download) The awards are to recognize outstanding achievements… read more

Michigan’s Broadcasters To Honor Rep. Candice Miller

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) and the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) will honor Representative Candice S. Miller (R-10th) with the Lifetime of Distinguished Public Service Award during the Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award ceremonies, Tuesday, August 30. The awards ceremony wraps up the 2016 Advocacy Conference, held August 30-31 at the Inn of… read more