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WBCK/WBXX Raise Nearly $78K for Haven Of Rest

On June 21 and 22, Townsquare Media’s WBCK-FM/WBXX-FM (Battle Creek) held their 13th Roofsit event to fund Haven Of Rest’s Inasmuch House for the Homeless.  The  goal was to raise $70,000 this year and the station’s listeners came through and exceeded that goal, raising (at press time) $77,254.22. The event was held on the roof… read more

Former WBUP/WBKP-TV Chief Engineer Gerry Heyn Passes

The MAB has learned that former Lake Superior Community Broadcasting Corporation (WBUP/WBKP-TV) Chief Engineer Gerald H. (Gerry) Heyn passed away May 29 at age 83. Heyn, who was featured in a 2016 MAB Engineering Spotlight, also spent 23 years at WNMU-TV and Radio.  He also worked in communication systems, repairing CCTV cameras used for mining, paper and pulp… read more

Nexstar Employees Volunteer Across Michigan on June 17

Employees of Nexstar television stations in Michigan and throughout the country celebrated their annual Founders Day of Caring on June 17 by volunteering in their respective communities. In Grand Rapids, WOOD/WOTV-TV staffers were hard at work in Grandville, Jenison, Muskegon and Grand Haven, partnering with Meals on Wheels.  The day was full of meal prep to… read more