Category: November 2016

Justin Scheman Joins Ratt & Puff

On November 2, CBS Radio’s WDZH-FM (98.7 AMP Radio)(Detroit) announced that well-known radio producer and talent, Justin Scheman, has joined the “Rat and Puff Show” as the new morning show producer. The “Rat and Puff Show” airs weekdays from 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. Scheman has worked for a number of talented morning radio shows… read more

Interlochen Names New President

Interlochen Center for the Arts has chosen a new President. Trey Devey will leave the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra next year to come to northern Michigan. Devey has been president of the symphony orchestra since 2009 and led it out of a severe financial crisis. Interlochen Public Radio is owned and governed by the Interlochen Center for… read more

WOOD Radio Brings Dave Ramsey to Town

On November 2, WOOD-AM/FM (Grand Rapids) brought syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey to DeVos Hall, offering financial advice and guidance to a sellout crowd. iHeartMedia West Michigan Market President Tim Feagan told All Access, “We are so pleased to have Dave Ramsey back in West Michigan.  Grand Rapids and WOOD Radio have hosted many Ramsey… read more

Engineering Spotlight: Ken Selvig

Nominate an engineer you know!  Email Dan Kelley at dkelley@michmab.com. Ken Selvig is Chief Engineer of WOOD-TV and its associated stations WOTV, WXSP, WOLP, WOKZ, WOBC, WOHO, WOGC, WOMS in Grand Rapids.  He’s been there for 43.5 years! Q: Please share with us a brief engineering resume. Ken: Ferris State College (yes it used to be… read more

MAB Board Profile: Michael Renda

MAB News Briefs is pleased to bring you profiles of your MAB Board of Directors. This week’s profile is Michael Renda.   Michael is Vice President and General Manager for WJBK-TV (FOX 2) in Detroit. He began his broadcast career in radio at WOHO in Toledo, Ohio in 1977 as a Local Account Executive.  Shortly thereafter,… read more

MAB Meets with Congressman Huizenga

On October 28, MAB staff and members met with Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-2). The MAB would like to thank members Janet Mason, Kevin Dunaway, Tim Feagan, Brooks Blanton and Brad Lanser for joining us at this important meeting. We discussed the Spectrum Auction and the Congressman showed understanding of the brief timetable that the FCC… read more