Category: Broadcasting Industry News

Cumulus Ann Arbor and EMU Sign Partnership

The EMU Department of Athletics and Cumulus Media Ann Arbor have agreed to a partnership for the upcoming year that will include the broadcast of a weekly coaches show along with numerous cross-promotional activities across three of the Cumulus Ann Arbor stations. This agreement includes broadcast of a weekly coaches show and cross-promotion activities surrounding… read more

Steve Mills Joins Midwest Communications/Kalamazoo

Midwest Communications has announced that Steve Mills has joined the company as Director of Operations and Programming for its stations in Kalamazoo. Mills was formerly with Cumulus Media and Westwood One, based in Atlanta. Over his 22-year career, Mills has been a PD, OM, VP/Programming, Consultant, GSM, Director of Sales and Opeations and Digital Manager… read more

MAB Member Digital Census Available

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) is making available to its members the Michigan Digital Media Census for Broadcasters.   The study presents an in-depth look at the current use and footprint of digital media for all our broadcast stations. Over the course of the survey, which included data collected through the online survey and collected… read more

Study: Broadcasters Have $33.98 Billion Impact on Michigan’s Economy

The MAB, in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is proud to present the latest study regarding the impact of local broadcasting on Michigan’s economy. Woods & Poole Economics reports that Michigan broadcasters, with 332 commercial radio stations, 42 commercial television stations and 20 low-power/class A television stations, are responsible for 73,940 jobs… read more

Cumulus Moves Crenshaw to Youngstown

Cumulus Media has moved Grand Rapids-based Regional Operations Manager John Crenshaw to its cluster in Youngstown, Ohio,  where he will serve as Operations Manager. Crenshaw came to Grand Rapids in August 2013 and was responsible for the 32 Cumulus stations outside of Detroit and was also program director for WTNR-FM.

Jacobs Media to Present Free Webinar

This Thursday (7/28), Jacobs Media will present a FREE webinar titled: “Facebook Live for Radio Broadcasters.”  How can your radio station use the new Facebook Live feature to connect with its audience? Jacobs Media Strategies’ “Digital Dot Connector,” Seth Resler, will introduce you to Facebook Live and offer best practices for using this tool. Learn… read more

WJBK-TV’s Jennifer Hammond Wins Ty Tyson Award for Excellence

The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association has announced that Jennifer Hammond of WJBK-TV (Detroit) as its Ty Tyson “Excellence in Sports Broadcasting Award” winner for the 2015-16 sports season. The organization has honored excellence in sports broadcasting since the first recipient Josh Lewin in 2000. Hammond is a first-time winner and the first female to receive… read more

Bill Michaels Promoted to OM at Cumulus Toledo-Monroe

Cumulus Media has announced that Bill Michaels, Program Director of radio stations WXKR-FM, WLQR-FM, WTOD-AM and WQQO HD2, has been promoted to Operations Manager for the company’s station cluster in Toledo, OH and Monroe, MI. Michaels will manage station operations for Cumulus’ eight stations in Toledo and Monroe and continue to program three stations in… read more