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Michigan State of the State Address February 5

Michigan State of the State Address February 5

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced that her first State of the State Address will be Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. from the House Chamber of the Michigan Capitol. The MAB has traditionally provided members with a raw, unanchored feed of the address. Details coming soon.

52 Michigan Stations Air Gubernatorial Broadcast

The MAB and MAPB is proud to announce that 27 Michigan Television Stations and 24 Michigan Radio Stations aired our broadcast of the 2019 Gubernatorial Broadcast on New Year’s Day as Governor Gretchen Whitmer took the oath of office. The MAB would like to thank AT&T/Michigan for partially underwriting the broadcast.  Without their participation, the… read more

2019 Regional EAS RMT Schedules Posted

The MAB has posted the monthly RMT schedules for 2019 it has received so far.  The schedules indicate the date and time of the RMT in each region and who the originator of the test will be (usually a local primary station, though in some instances the test may be originated at the local emergency… read more

MAB Welcomes CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan to the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show!

The MAB is excited to announce that CBS “60 Minutes” Correspondent Lara Logan will headline the 2019 Great Lakes Media Show when she deliver’s the keynote address at Michigan’s premier annual broadcast industry event. Lara Logan’s bold, award-winning reporting has earned her a prominent spot among the world’s best foreign correspondents. Named a full-time 60 Minutes… read more

2019 Third Thursday Webinars Announced

The MAB has announced its 2019 list of Third Thursday webinars.  Sales, Programming, Engineering, Management and Digital webinars are scheduled through the year.  Speakers include experts such as Paul Weyland, Kevin Robinson, David Oxenford , Chris Lytle, Jeff Welton and others. For a complete list of webinars, click here.

NAB Offers Repack Resources for TV Broadcasters

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is offering Broadcasters who may be shifting channels as the result of the repack, tools to help communicate these changes with viewers.  This includes a checklist of activities to ensure they are meeting Federal Communications Commission (FCC) education requirements and aware of best practices recommended by NAB.  Some tools are… read more

Gary Baxter Elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters

Gary Baxter, Vice President and General Manager for E.W. Scripps Company’s Fox 47 WSYM-TV in Lansing, was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday, August 14 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Baxter is the 73rd chairman of the MAB, one… read more