MAB Member Benefits

Continuing Education

Great Lakes Media Show
Annual spring conference featuring dynamic speakers across the media industry and state-of-the-art exhibitors hosted by the MAB.

Advocacy Conference & Annual Meeting
Annual summer gathering of Michigan broadcast industry leaders and experts on state and federal issues.

Local Broadcast Sales
On-Demand Broadcast Training and Revenue Development.

MAB Live Webinars
The MAB hosts monthly webinars on a variety of topics, including FCC and legal issues, promotions, sales, news and more.

Annual Scholarships
The MAB Foundation coordinates and awards over $26,000 in scholarships to broadcast students across Michigan each year.

Career Services

MAB Job Bank
Search and post job openings and upload your resume at

Media Career Fairs
The MAB Foundation hosts seasonal job fairs at colleges and universities across the state.  Learn more at

Broadcast Career Builder Conference (BCBC)
Annual fall gathering of broadcast students from across Michigan for educational workshops and networking opportunities with industry leaders.

Leadership Training
Volunteer for MAB & MABF Boards and Committees to network with bright and innovative industry leaders.

Awards Programs

Broadcast Excellence Awards
Annual station and broadcaster recognition awarded each year at the Great Lakes Media Show.  Learn More at

Student Broadcast Awards
Annual Recognition of excellence in student produced broadcasting awarded each year by the MAB Foundation at the Great Lakes Media Show.  Learn more at

Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame
Introductions take place each year during a special Awards Banquet following the summer Advocacy Conference & Annual Meeting.

Lifetime Achievement Award
This distinguished honor given by the MAB to one of its members and is awarded annually at the Awards Banquet as recipients are identified.

Carl E. Lee Engineering Excellence Award
Awarded each year to radio and television engineers for the advancement of technology in outstanding ways as recipients are identified.

Legislative & Legal Support

Michigan FOIA/Legal Hotline
John J. Ronayne III, Bernardi Ronayne & Glusac

Washington Legal Hotline
David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker & Knauer, LLP

MAB Call on Congress
Annual meetings of Michigan broadcasting industry leaders and federal lawmakers in Washington, D.C.

MAB Legislative Consultant
The MAB gathers Michigan broadcast industry leaders and state lawmakers together each spring at the Great Lakes Media Show.

Legislative & Congressional District Meetings
The MAB coordinates regular meetings between Michigan broadcast industry leaders, state and federal lawmakers in their home districts.

FCC Filings
The MAB provides coordinated leadership on these important issues as needs arise.

Political Database
Online access to important information on ballot issues, candidates, contact information for campaign managers and more.

Special Services

Alternative Broadcast Inspection Program (ABIP)
A unique partnership between the MAB and FCC that allows participating stations to receive 3-year exemptions for routine FCC inspections.

Energy Audits
Don Johns, EnStar Energy 517-694-2510

Weekly News Briefs / Bulletins / Social Media

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