Michigan’s Public Broadcasters: Serving the citizens of our state!


Every month over 170 million Americans use public media – through 368 public television stations, 934 public radio stations, hundreds of online services, education services, and in-person events and activities. That’s over half of all Americans. Learn more about the impact of public media at ProtectMyPublicMedia.org.


Equal Opportunity Policy: The Michigan Association of Broadcasters, the contracted manager of the MAPB,  is committed to the principal and practice of equal employment opportunity.  Unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation or disability is not practiced by the MAB and will not be tolerated. Any questions or problems related to this policy or any perceived deviation from the policy should immediately be brought to the attention of The President.

 


 

MAPB News

  • Michigan Radio Debuts ‘Kids These Days’ Podcast By Teens, About Teens

    Michigan Radio has announced the debut of Kids These Days, a new podcast that offers an insider’s perspective on what it’s like to be a teenager today. This limited-run podcast is hosted by teens, and is a collaboration between Community High School in Ann Arbor and Michigan Radio’s Peabody Award-winning podcast team. Topics range from… read more

  • WDET Reaches Out to Listeners with Zoom Town Hall

    While not the only public broadcaster faced with budget concerns over the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, WDET-FM (Detroit) General Manager Mary Zatina hosted a virtual town hall on Zoom to explain WDET’s situation with its listeners. Like so many businesses and non-profit organizations, WDET has lost a substantial portion of the funding that helps… read more

  • WKAR Addresses Race And Racism In America

    Michigan State University’s WKAR-TV (East Lansing) is airing a series of films and new specials focused on race in America following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country and in Michigan’s Capital Region. In addition, PBS will curate a playlist of programs from Frontline,… read more

  • IPR Welcomes MSU’s Cassidy Hough as Environmental News Intern

    Interlochen Public Radio has announced a new environmental news intern, Cassidy Hough. Houghy is a junior at Michigan State University, double majoring in environment, science and health reporting journalism and environmental studies and sustainability. A recipient of the Michael and Sandra Clark scholarship in environmental journalism, she also received the Meeman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate… read more

  • WGVU to Acquire Grand Rapids FM Translator

    Grand Valley State University’s WGVU-FM has struck a deal with Goodrich Radio, LLC to acquire FM translator W237CZ (Grand Rapids).  The application for license transfer was filed with the FCC on June 3. The translator presently rebroadcasts Goodrich’s WPRR-AM in the market.  With the sale, the primary station will switch to WGVU-FM.  In an amendment… read more

  • Interlochen Public Radio Receives Google New Initiative Grant for COVID-19 Coverage

    Interlochen Public Radio has received $5,000 from Google News Initiative’s Journalism Emergency Relief Fund. The Journalism Emergency Relief Fund was founded to support the production of original journalism for local communities in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund provides financial assistance to small- and medium-sized news organizations around the globe producing original news for… read more

  • More News