Category: August 2020

Stephen A. Marks Elected MAB Chairman

Stephen A. Marks, President/CEO of The Marks Group (Alpena), was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s  Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday (8/11). Marks is the 76th chairman of the MAB, one of the largest and most successful state broadcast associations in the nation. The MAB represents… read more

Entercom Launches ‘Breaking Down the Barriers’ on WWJ News Radio 950 in Detroit

Entercom has announced the launch of “Breaking Down The Barriers,” a two-part community programming initiative on WWJ-AM (Detroit) to celebrate the diversity of the city and its surrounding suburbs. The initiative will include two segments, “Voices of the Community” and “Black Business Minute,” both began August 10. “Breaking Down the Barriers” is part of Entercom’s… read more

WCMU Public Media Hosts Town Hall on Moving Forward from Flooding

On August 11, WCMU Public Media and the Midland Center for the Arts hosted a one-hour virtual town hall titled “Moving Forward: Midland.”  The town hall was a forum to talk about how businesses, nonprofits and families are moving forward, following millions of dollars of flood damage in the Midland area which occurred on top… read more

NPR’s ‘1A’ to Takeover Michigan Radio’s ‘Stateside’ Next Week

By: Steven Chrypinski, Michigan Radio The speculation about Governor Whitmer as a potential vice presidential candidate has been put to rest, but Michigan is still in the national political spotlight for the November election. Next Tuesday, Jenn White, host of NPR’s national 1A program, will be taking over Michigan Radio’s Stateside show to talk with… read more

WKHM Debuts The Chamber Show

McKibbin Media Group has announced the debut of “The Chamber Show,” a monthly program to air on the company’s WKHM-AM (Jackson).  Presented in partnership with The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the show hosted by Pat O’Dowd, Business Development Manager and Tim Booth, Events and Legislative Affairs Manager will tell the story of the Chamber,… read more

NAB Show New York Presents 10-Day Virtual Experience for 2020

The 2020 NAB Show New York will transform for this year into a ten-day virtual event offering a myriad of opportunities for education, discovery and engagement, October 19 – 29, 2020. Registration will open in early September at Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the event will showcase advances in next-generation technology… read more

WIKB Presents Virtual Livestock Auction

With the COVID-19 Pandemic here, Iron River Community Broadcasting’s WIKB-FM (Iron River) conducted avirtual livestock auction on August 7 in conjunction with the Iron County Youth Market Livestock Council (ICYMLC). The auction was heard on WIKB-FM 99.1 and also available with a live online video feed on WIKB’s and ICYMLC’s Facebook pages. Bidding can be… read more