Category: MABF

MAB: Supportting and Inspiring Future Generations

By: Sam Klemet, President & CEO Michigan Association of Broadcasters The Michigan Association of Broadcasters aim to support and inspire future generations. This week, students from Brother Rice High School’s broadcast program had the opportunity to see what a day in the life of a broadcaster is like while touring the Audacy Radio stations in… read more

Plymouth-Canton’s 88.1 The Park Celebrates 50 Years!

Plymouth-Canton’s WSDP-FM (88.1 The Park) celebrated a milestone this past Monday.  The student-run station signed on the air February 14, 1972 with just ten watts of power in mono on 89.3 mHz.  Over the years, the station changed frequencies, increased power, went stereo and increased their broadcast schedule from 6 hours a day to 24/7…. read more

MAB’s Sam Klemet Talks to Jeremy Whiting of MSU’s Award-Winning IMPACT 89

Several weeks ago, IMPACT 89 (WDBM-FM), Michigan State University’s student-run radio station received national acclaim as recipient of the 2021 College Media Association Four-Year College Radio Station of the Year Pinnacle Award. As a follow-up to the award, Incoming MAB President/CEO Sam Klemet sat down with IMPACT 89 General Manager Jeremy Whiting to discuss the… read more

Impact 89FM Named 2021 College Radio Station of the Year

Impact 89FM (WDBM-FM), Michigan State University’s student-run radio station and media organization, topped the charts nationally this month when it was recognized with the 2021 College Media Association Four-Year College Radio Station of the Year Pinnacle Award. This is the first time Impact 89FM has earned this national award. However, the student-run radio station has… read more

Specs Howard School of Media Arts to Become Part of Lawrence Technological University

Lawrence Technological University will become the new home of the Specs Howard School of Media Arts. Specs Howard has offered courses in radio and television broadcasting, graphic design, and digital media arts since 1970, and has graduated more than 15,000 alumni in these fields. Lawrence Technological University has had a relationship with the Specs Howard… read more

MABF Student Advisory Committee Member Leonard Poole Accepts New Position at WILX

Adrian College student, and MAB Foundation Student Advisory Committee Member, Leonard Poole (@leodogjournalism), has accepted a new position as News Producer at MAB member station WILX-TV (Lansing). “One of the things that helped me get my foot in the door was being a part of the MAB Foundation,” he said. “I attended the job fair… read more

Radio Free Hillsdale Hour College Show Gets National Salem Network Distribution

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour, Hillsdale College’s national, weekend radio show, is now being distributed via the Salem Radio Network. The show, which launched in 2019, is one-hour long and divided into four segments. Each episode features multiple guests, including Hillsdale faculty members, speakers who visit one of the College’s campuses, alumni and others. Topics… read more