Category: Member Services

MAB Will No Longer Provide Uplink, Closed Captioning for COVID-19 Press Conferences

The MAB has been proud to partner with WLNS-TV (Lansing) in to provide the live coverage of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 press conferences to our broadcasters across the state for the past year. To be able to help you bring important and vital information to the residents of our great state has been a job we… read more

Associate Member Spotlight: Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Offers ‘Protect Your Tribe’ PSA

The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan has produced a Native American focused 30-second public service announcement urging tribal members to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Native Americans that live in rural areas across Michigan and the United States are facing distinctive challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. These challenges include… read more

Calling all TRAFFIC! Zoom Lunch Anyone?

By: Denise Weston, Director of Membership and Services First, here is a link to the new survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3WSDQXN. We will use the responses to spotlight our traffic peeps in our newsletter. There is also a request for a picture. You may include one of you or something that represents you. It’s mid-2020 and due to… read more

ABIP Inspector Will Travel Through Thumb, Northern Lower Michigan in September

The MAB has limited openings still available in our 2020  Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program, (ABIP) season. Our inspector will travel through Bay City, the Thumb Area, Ludington, Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey, Alpena, Chalevoix and Harrisville from September 14 to 21.  Think the FCC no longer does routine inspections? Guess again. Book your inspection now, as… read more

Still Waiting: Update on FEMA’s Free PPE Masks for Michigan Broadcasters

Many Michigan broadcasters have completed the MAB survey regarding the distribution of the anxiously anticipated FEMA cotton washable masks. At this time the MAB has not received any masks to distribute. Once they are received we will contact everyone that has completed the survey available at this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BJGT8RT The NAB, who is coordinating the… read more