Category: November 2016

Matt Hanlon Joins Entercom

Entercom has announced the appointment of Matt Hanlon as Vice-President/Market Manager for its new acquisition in Charlotte, N.C. Hanlon, a longtime Michigan broadcaster, has over 20 years of experience in marketing and sales operations with a background in the media and broadcasting industry. Previously, Hanlon served as president of Citadel Broadcasting, based in Grand Rapids,… read more

MAB Meets with Congressman Huizenga

On October 28, MAB staff and members met with Congressman Bill Huizenga (R-2). The MAB would like to thank members Janet Mason, Kevin Dunaway, Tim Feagan, Brooks Blanton and Brad Lanser for joining us at this important meeting. We discussed the Spectrum Auction and the Congressman showed understanding of the brief timetable that the FCC… read more

Network and Meet Eager Students at the BCBC Career Fair!

What is BCBC? The Broadcasting Career Builder Conference (BCBC) offers informational sessions and excellent networking opportunities that students will not find anywhere else; with hands-on training that will leave them with practical skills they can put to work immediately. Friday, November 18 Eagle Eye Golf Club & Conference Center, Bath, MI (map) 8 a.m. –… read more

Exhibitors: 2017 GLBC is Coming!

DOES YOUR BUSINESS HAVE A PRODUCT OR SERVICE YOU NEED TO SHOWCASE TO BROADCAST AND MEDIA EXECUTIVES? PLAN TO EXHIBIT AT THE 2017 GLBC GLBC’s dates have moved back to March! Exhibitors can reserve their space now to meet potential clients and showcase all of their new products and services! Show Date Wednesday, March 8,… read more

Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC): Save the Date!

March 7-8, 2017 The Lansing Center Lansing, MI GLBC’s dates have moved back to March! The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO is the Midwest’s premier educational and networking event for radio, television and media professionals. GLBC features national caliber speakers and trainers, a free exhibit hall that showcases the latest in products, services and… read more

FREE Chris Lytle Sales Webinar for MAB Members

“You don’t motivate salespeople to be successful. You get them to be successful so they become motivated.” -Chris Lytle Further develop your successful sales team by having them attend the Instant Sales Training Webinar:  How to “Talk Advertising” With Your Prospects and Customers Now. When:  Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST Invite your… read more

Job Seekers Met and Impressed Potential Employers at the 2016 Fall Career Fairs

Thanks to our amazing member stations, the 2016 Fall Career Fairs were a huge success! Eager college students and job seekers from the general public flocked to Kalamazoo, Mt. Pleasant and Farmington Hills to meet, greet and impress our several station participants. Job seekers were able to network with several stations throughout Michigan which represented… read more

Scholarship Winner Highlight: Dana Whyte

Your contributions to the MABF help students to realize their dreams! Here, one recent scholarship winner shares her experiences and goals for the future. Learn more about the MABF Scholarship program here and help to support these scholarship programs by donating here. Dana Whyte is the proud recipient of the Peter B. Orlik Broadcasting Scholarship… read more

Buzz Knight Joins Beasley

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., has named Buzz Knight as Vice President of Programming, following the completion of Beasley Broadcast Group’s previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of Greater Media, Inc. Beasley closed on Greater Media November 1. Buzz has served as Senior Vice President, Program… read more