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Promos Available for Vaccine Town Hall Broadcast

Editor’s note:  This program and associated promotional spots is available for television and radio stations on the MAB website.  You’ll find links on the home page.  Radio and television stations throughout Michigan are setting aside competition and joining with other local broadcasters in their markets to air a special 30-minute noncommercial program entitled “Vaccine Town… read more

Broadcasters Pledge Support for Vaccine Awareness National Month of Action Beginning June 4

Editor’s note:  Your MAB has made a state-wide Vaccination Town Hall available to television and radio stations in the state.  More here. As founding members of the Biden Administration’s COVID-19 Community Corps, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is urging all local radio and television stations to help kick off a National Month of Action… read more

Jayne Hodak Named News Director at WNEM

WNEM-TV (Saginaw) has announced today that longtime Michigan news producer Jayne Hodak will join the station as news director, effective June 21. Hodak has more than 25 years of broadcast news experience, including 16 years at WJRT-TV in the Flint/Saginaw/Bay City market, where she started as assistant news director before being promoted to news director…. read more

Detroit SMPTE Presents ‘Failure Is An Option’ as June Online Meeting

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) Detroit Section will host a free virtual meeting open to all members, guests and non-members on Tuesday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m. The topic will be “Failure Is An Option” with speaker Jim Stenberg, Principal Engineer, RF Broadcast, American Tower Corporation. This virtual meeting is free… read more

Roxanne Steele Will Co-Host WDRQ’s Broadway in the Morning

Roxanne Steele has been added as co-host of Broadway In The Morning radio show on Cumulus Media’s Detroit Country station WDRQ-FM, joining host Bill Broadway. Steele’s been a part-time host at the station since 2018. Before WDRQ, Steele worked middays on Audacy’s WYCD-FM and WDZH-FM in Detroit. Steele attended the Academy of Radio Broadcasting and… read more

8 Community Newspapers Welcome WCMU Michigan News Group Interns

After a two-week training period at WCMU Public Media in Mount Pleasant, eight students began their first day at community newspapers across central and northern Michigan Tuesday (6/1). The Summer 2021 class of Michigan News Group interns are part of an innovative internship program that trains young journalists in their craft and enhances local journalism… read more

Michigan Learning Channel Honored by State’s Top School Administrators

MAISA, the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators, has named Detroit Public Television the winner of its 2021 MAISA Education Fellows Award for the station’s work to create and launch the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC). This award is given each year to an individual or organization that, among other qualities, places service above self-interest, advocates… read more