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Equal Opportunity Policy: The Michigan Association of Broadcasters, the contracted manager of the MAPB, is committed to the principal and practice of equal employment opportunity. Unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation or disability is not practiced by the MAB and will not be tolerated. Any questions or problems related to this policy or any perceived deviation from the policy should immediately be brought to the attention of The President.
It’s been over a year since fans of The Moth in Michigan have been able to gather in person for a night of live storytelling. Now, The Moth returns to Michigan for a unique drive in theater event. Although we still can’t gather in large numbers indoors, you can join Michigan Radio for a great… read more
Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences and WKAR-TV are collaborating with MSU’s African Studies Center to present the documentary “Year of Global Africa.” The documentary film effort is a two-year celebration of MSU’s connection and cooperation with institutions, government bodies and communities locally and in Africa in various areas of research, teaching and… read more
On April 22, the Kresge Foundation and Wayne State University’s WDET-FM (Detroit) announced a foundation grant to replace the station’s aging and failing transmitter to ensure over-the-air broadcasts for years to come. Station general manager Mary Zatina said that Kresge’s grant of $150,000 complements more than one thousand donations, large and small, raised from generous… read more
Detroit Public TV’s (DPTV) Board of Trustees has elected as its new chair Timothy Nicholson, the chief operating officer of PVS Chemicals, Inc. He replaces Hannan Lis, principal and chief operating officer of The WW Group, Inc., who served two years and will remain on the board as a trustee. The board also elected the… read more
This weekend, on a special edition of WKAR (East Lansing) Public Media’s Off The Record program, three current students in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University talk with senior capitol correspondent and Off the Record anchor Tim Skubick about why they are motivated to enter this profession, how they view the role social… read more
WDET-FM (Detroit) has announced that Blue Note Records President, six-time Grammy Award Winner and music industry powerhouse Don Was is launching a weekly broadcast program Friday, April 16 in his hometown of Detroit. On the new two-hour show, “The Don Was Motor City Playlist,” Was will dig deep into his music archives to curate playlists… read more
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