Category: Broadcasting Industry News

WDIV’s Larry Spruill Honored among Michigan Chronicle’s ’40 Under Forty’

On April 1, the Michigan Chronicle honored 40 professionals who inspired others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements and community service participation.  WDIV-TV (Detroit) reporter Larry Spruill, was one of those recognized during the virtual ceremony. Spruill was nominated because of his extensive coverage during the George Floyd Protests in the summer of 2020 as… read more

WKHM’s Scott Clow Wears Dress to Raise Money for Charity

In an effort to promote Covid-19 vaccination on the first day it becomes eligible to anyone 18 and over, while also raising money for a good cause, WKHM-FM’s (Jackson) Scott Clow of the K-105.3 Morning Show took a celebrity up on a special challenge. Comedian Amy Schumer recently donned a formal evening gown when she… read more

MABF Student Advisory Committee Member Leonard Poole Accepts New Position at WILX

Adrian College student, and MAB Foundation Student Advisory Committee Member, Leonard Poole (@leodogjournalism), has accepted a new position as News Producer at MAB member station WILX-TV (Lansing). “One of the things that helped me get my foot in the door was being a part of the MAB Foundation,” he said. “I attended the job fair… read more

Radio Free Hillsdale Hour College Show Gets National Salem Network Distribution

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour, Hillsdale College’s national, weekend radio show, is now being distributed via the Salem Radio Network. The show, which launched in 2019, is one-hour long and divided into four segments. Each episode features multiple guests, including Hillsdale faculty members, speakers who visit one of the College’s campuses, alumni and others. Topics… read more

Future Journalists to Join Tim Skubick in Special ‘Off The Record’

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

Flint’s WFBE Returns Heritage Country Brand ‘B95’

Cumulus Media has announced that Country radio station WFBE-FM (Flint) has rebranded as B95, Your Hit Country. The station, previously known as 95.1 Nash-FM, kicked off the next generation of Flint’s best Country music, with a return to its popular heritage brand. The station also launched its new website at: https://www.wfbe95.com/.  The rebranding took place… read more

Entercom Becomes Audacy

Entercom Communications Corp. announced March 30 that it is transitioning its brand name to Audacy, effective immediately.  Entercom operates 230 stations nationwide, including six in the Detroit market. In a press release, the company writes: Over the past three years, the company has purposefully evolved into a scaled, multi-platform audio content and entertainment organization with… read more

WCFX to Present Drive-Through Easter Event

On Saturday, April 3, Grenax Broadcasting’s WCFX-FM (Clare/Mt. Pleasant) will host the Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation Great Egg Rec N’ Ramble, a drive-thru Easter event for community members to enjoy. The event is presented by Graff Mt. Pleasant and takes place from 1-4 p.m. Community members can drive to different locations to get goodie bags… read more