Category: MABF

WXYZ Salutes Amanda Barberena – ‘One of Journalism’s Next Rising Stars’

MAB Foundation scholarship recipients were honored as part of the Student Awards Lunch at the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4. Amanda Barberena, the recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation, WXYZ-TV 7 Detroit Scholarship, , was spotlighted by the station just days after the scholarship was presented. Barberena is a junior at Michigan State… read more

MAB Foundation Awards $27,500 in Scholarships to Michigan Student Broadcasters

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Scholarship Program. Recipients were identified by the faculty representatives from each school, or by the sponsoring station, and ratified by the MAB Foundation Board of Directors. Scholarships were presented during the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4 at… read more

MAB Foundation Announces 2020 High School & College ‘Station of the Year’ Awards

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Student Station/Program of the Year Awards. This year’s 584 Student Broadcast Award entries were judged by professional broadcasters across Michigan and presented across 40 categories. Stations of the Year are chosen based on the number of winning entries from… read more

‘All About Film’ and More at #BCBC19

Online Registration will Close on October 24 Are you the future of the broadcast industry? Then make sure you are at the Broadcasting Career Builder Conference on November 8! This is your chance to connect with professionals from all across Michigan’s broadcast industry. #BCBC19 is where you need to be if you are looking to land… read more

BCBC Connects Students With the PROs

Are you the future of the broadcast industry? Then get yourself to the Broadcasting Career Builder Conference now! It’s hype. It’s straight fire. It’s where you need to be if you are looking to land that dream j-o-b. So don’t hesitate. Space is limited. Register today! Each year BCBC connects broadcasting students from across Michigan… read more

Meet Your MAB Foundation Board Member of the Week: Kevin Oswald

Kevin Oswald started his professional broadcasting career at WCEN AM/FM Mt. Pleasant while still a student at Central Michigan University. In 1986 he joined the sales team at Holland Broadcasting Company stations WHTC and WYXX in Holland, Michigan eventually rising through the ranks to manage stations WHTC and WYVN for Midwest Communications. Kevin holds a… read more

MABF Offers Stations Assistance in Meeting EEO Requirements

With the growing concern surrounding the FCC’s EEO Rules, the MAB Foundation has created an opportunity to assist MAB member stations in meeting these requirements. The following is a brief description of an exciting program that will give your station an easy and affordable avenue to gain possible option A points and encourage the future… read more

CMU Upgrades Studio for the Future of TV

Broadcast and cinematic arts students at Central Michigan University will discover a newly upgraded Moore Hall Television studio and control room when they return for classes this fall, according to CMU News. The MHTV studio has switched from traditional baseband video to Internet Protocol (IP) video and audio technology. In addition, the facility now has… read more

Robert Liggett Jr. Scholarship Announced

Radio station entrepreneur and former Big Boy restaurant chain owner Robert Liggett Jr. died July 12, 2019 at 76 years old. Liggett was born in 1943 in Beaumont, Texas, and lived most of his life in Michigan. He began working at a radio station at age 14, gearing up for a long career that led… read more