Category: Member Services

Protect Your Stations from Random FCC Inspections

You say that the FCC doesn’t do random inspections anymore?  Not true, they do. It’s easier than ever before.  With so much of our business activities available in our public file and on electronic forms at the FCC, they can easily inspect a station without ever coming to your door.  Additionally they still investigate complaints. COVID… read more

Associate Member Spotlight: Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Offers ‘Protect Your Tribe’ PSA

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan has produced a Native American focused 30-second public service announcement urging tribal members to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Native Americans that live in rural areas across Michigan and the United States are facing distinctive challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. These challenges include… read more

Calling all TRAFFIC! Zoom Lunch Anyone?

By: Denise Weston, Director of Membership and Services First, here is a link to the new survey: We will use the responses to spotlight our traffic peeps in our newsletter. There is also a request for a picture. You may include one of you or something that represents you. It’s mid-2020 and due to… read more

ABIP Inspector Will Travel Through Thumb, Northern Lower Michigan in September

The MAB has limited openings still available in our 2020  Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program, (ABIP) season. Our inspector will travel through Bay City, the Thumb Area, Ludington, Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey, Alpena, Chalevoix and Harrisville from September 14 to 21.  Think the FCC no longer does routine inspections? Guess again. Book your inspection now, as… read more

Still Waiting: Update on FEMA’s Free PPE Masks for Michigan Broadcasters

Many Michigan broadcasters have completed the MAB survey regarding the distribution of the anxiously anticipated FEMA cotton washable masks. At this time the MAB has not received any masks to distribute. Once they are received we will contact everyone that has completed the survey available at this link: The NAB, who is coordinating the… read more

FREE Webinar: Paul Weyland Will Help You Make Your Mark in the Recovering Economy

You Can’t Sell It If You Can’t Tell It! Making Your Mark in a Recovering Economy Presented by media expert: Paul Weyland Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – Noon ET Available FREE of charge to MAB members, this important sales training opportunity will feature tips and techniques for advanced and intermediate sellers. It’s time to pick… read more

LBS has Nearly 7 Hours of Coronavirus-related Training Content Available Free to MAB Members

There are 29 newly created Local Broadcast Sales videos available to MAB members for FREE. That’s nearly seven hours’ worth of new content specifically designed to address selling and leading during this pandemic! Titles include: What’s Your COVID-19 Strategy? How to Work From Home COVID-19: Be the Best in Your Market (including LIVE Q&A from… read more

FREE WEBINAR: A Broadcaster’s Guide to the Newly-Available SBA Loans

The MAB has joined with other states broadcasting associations to bring you an easy to follow presentation on how to apply for the Federal Government Payroll Relief loans and grants presented by The Small Business Administration is at the heart of the financial relief programs Congress has authorized in response to the pandemic. From… read more