MAB News Archive

MAB Free Offers Mental Health Support for Journalists and other Broadcasters: Four-Part Series Starts July 26

Journalists are the eyes and ears of their communities covering some of the most important stories and topics every day. From a once-in-a-generation pandemic, to protests, school shootings, and life change policy, reporters get a first-hand view of history. But, that can be challenging and weigh heavy on a journalist, mentally. To provide a level… read more

MIGOP Announces Third Primary Gubernatorial Debate Partnership With Scripps TV Stations

The Michigan Republican Party announced a new partnership, working with Scripps Company, specifically with WXYZ -TV (Detroit,) WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) and WSYM-TV (Lansing), to feature Republican gubernatorial candidates ahead of the August primary. Collaborating with Scripps stations for this debate will allow wide broadcasting of the candidates’ visions for a better, stronger Michigan across the… read more

Kim Adams To Return to WDIV Weather Team

WDIV-TV (Detroit) has announced that former station Meteorologist Kim Adams will rejoin the station on August 8.  The announcement was made this past Monday (6/27) by WDIV Vice President and General Manager Bob Ellis. “We’ve been searching for someone who can serve the changing content needs of our audiences for a while now,” said Ellis…. read more

July Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters: Quarterly Issues/Programs Lists and Other Public File Obligations, Lowest Unit Charge Periods, License Renewal, Copyright Filings and More

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP The lazy days of summer continue to provide little respite from the regulatory actions of importance to broadcasters.  The good news is that there are no license renewal or EEO  deadlines during the month of July.  Nonetheless, there will be a number of July deadlines that require attention…. read more