Category: Membership

President’s Letter to MAB Members

Happy New Year. It is my honor to serve as the new President and CEO of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and am humbled that the Board of Directors entrusts me to carry on the work of Karole White who steps down from the position after 36 years. Karole’s work took the MAB to new… read more

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters is Pleased to Welcome two New Members to the Staff.

Jennifer Clark is the new MAB Director of Finance replacing Tom Hahn who retired late last year after 18 years of dedicated service. Clark is a veteran of finance having served as Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer at the Michigan United Conservation Clubs and most recently as Deputy Director and Chief Operations Officer for… read more

Advisory: Stations Should Check With Web/IT Providers on New Apache Vulnerability

Member stations are advised to check with their IT, web and cloud services providers to be certain they are patched for a new Apache vulnerability.  The vulnerability, first discovered late last week, is severe because it is in a system that underlies most company systems around the world, and has been in use for decades. … read more

MAB Salutes Traffic Directors from Across Michigan

This past Tuesday (11/2), The Michigan Association of Broadcasters was honored to recognize Traffic Directors from across the state on National Traffic Professionals Day, which was the 101st anniversary of the first commercial broadcast. Their hard work is often unseen but is critical in ensuring viewers and listeners in Michigan get the important news, information… read more

National Traffic Professionals Day November 2!

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters is honored to recognize Traffic Directors from across the state on National Traffic Professionals Day, November 2, 2021 – which is the 101st anniversary of the first commercial broadcast. Their hard work is often unseen but is critical in ensuring viewers and listeners in Michigan get the important news, information,… read more

Scott Shigley Elected MAB Chairman

Scott Shigley, General Manager, Liggett Communications (Port Huron), was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s  Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday (8/10). Shigley is the 77th chairman of the MAB, one of the largest and most successful state broadcast associations in the nation. The MAB represents nearly… read more

Sam Klemet to Become CEO of the MAB

Sam Klemet rose out of 38 applicants to be the number one choice of the MAB Transition committee for the position of President/CEO of the MAB upon the retirement of long-time President and CEO Karole White in January of 2022. Sam will begin at the MAB in early September as President-Elect and work with Ms…. read more

Happy Birthday to Ross Biederman!

By: Karole L. White President/CEO, Michigan Association of Broadcasters Happy Birthday to Ross Biederman of Midwestern Broadcasting. On Saturday, July 31, I was on-hand for the 80th birthday party for Ross Biederman, President of Midwestern Broadcasting.  The celebration was held at the barn of Chris Warren, General Manager of the company.  I was honored to… read more