Category: November 2018

WXYZ To Air Detroit Tree Lighting

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) will make the holiday season a little brighter for Detroit residents as the station will air the lighting of the city’s official Christmas tree at Campus Martius Park in the heart of downtown Detroit. WXYZ will broadcast complete coverage of the event during a live special, “Light Up the Season,” from 7- 8 p.m. on November… read more

Michigan State House and Senate Elect Leadership

Representative Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) was elected to serve as a House Speaker and will lead the House Republican caucus in the 2019-20 term. Representative Triston Cole (R-Mancelona) will serve as Majority Floor Leader and Representative Jason Wentworth (R-Clare) as Speaker Pro Tempore. House Democrats chose Minority Floor Leader Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) to lead the… read more

Meet your MAB Board Member of the Week: Chad Conklin

Chad Conklin is the General Manager of WEYI NBC25, WSMH FOX66 and WBSF CW46 in Flint. He has been with Sinclair Broadcast Group in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City market for 15 years. Chad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business/Marketing from Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

MABF Scholarship Recipient Jessie Fidler is Making it Happen!

“I’m Jessie Fidler! I’m currently a senior at Ferris State University where I’m studying both Television & Digital Media Production and Marketing. I’ve had two internships so far at the Traverse City Film Festival and Michigan Medicine in Video Production and Communications. What I love most about being a ‘storyteller’ in video production is the… read more

FCC Reminder About Activation of the Online Public Inspection File – Potential Impact of Noncompliance at License Renewal Time

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP By March 1 of 2018, all radio stations were to have activated their online public file. We wrote about how that activation should be done here, and answered other questions about the online public file for radio here. Yet, from my own review, and from what I have heard… read more

WLEN Hosts 1st Senior Cleaners Closet

During the month of October, WLEN-FM (Adrian), along with Home Instead Senior Care, TLC Community Credit Union, Tuckey’s Big Boy in Tecumseh and the Lenawee County Department of Aging hosted the 1st Senior Cleaners Closet. Every year, the Department of Aging helps over 2400 seniors in Lenawee County, keeping people independent and in their homes… read more