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Bruce Goldsen Elected Radio Board Second Vice Chair

Bruce Goldsen Elected Radio Board Second Vice Chair

Elections were held at the NAB Board of Directors meeting, June 11-12 in Washington and Michigan’s own Bruce Goldsen, President/Co-owner of Jackson Works, Inc., was elected Radio Board Second Vice Chair. Also at the meeting, Jordan Wertlieb, President, Hearst Television, Inc., was elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced today. Wertlieb takes… read more

WPHM’s Caleb Gordon Goes on a UP Tour

  Caleb Gordon, News & Program Director for Liggett Communication’s WPHM-AM (Port Huron) visited two MAB member stations in the Upper Peninsula in May to gather interviews for his station’s local morning talk show. Gordon visited Taconite Broadcasting’s WMQT and WZAM in Marquette and Aurora Media’s WYKX and WDBC in Escanaba to meet with local… read more

Congressman Tim Walberg Presents WLEN with National Award for Community Service

Congressman Tim Walberg (R-7) presented WLEN Radio with the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation’s  Service to Community Award on Tuesday evening (6/11) at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Lenawee  Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) was recognized for its based annual “Thank a Vet” effort. “I was proud to recognize the WLEN team, led by Julie Koehn,… read more

WEMU Wins Best of Washtenaw Honors

Ann Arbor-based Current Magazine, an arts, food, business and music, publication for Washtenaw County just concluded its 2019 Best of Washtenaw contest, as voted by readers.  Best radio station award went to Eastern Michigan University’s jazz-formatted WEMU-FM (Ypsilanti). Voting ended April 19 and winners were announced June 3.  Congratulations to Molly Motherwell,  Michael Jewett, Patrick Campion,… read more

Beasley Media Grows in Detroit with Purchase of WDMK

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. announced June 10 that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WDMK-FM and three translators in Detroit, Michigan from Urban One for $13.5 million in cash. Excluding one-time transaction costs, the acquisition of WDMK-FM is expected to be immediately accretive to Beasley’s free cash flow without materially altering the Company’s… read more

Jackson Radio Works’ Bruce & Sue Goldsen Will be Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Bruce and Sue Goldsen, owners of Jackson Radio Works, have been named as the MAB’s 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipients. The longtime Michigan broadcasters will be honored during the #MABsummer Awards Banquet on August 6 at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids.  Both Bruce and Sue are past Presidents of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. … read more