Category: August 2021

WHMI To Air High School Football This Fall

Krol Communication’s WHMI-FM (Howell) has announced that the station intends to air local Livingston County High School Football games this fall.  This will be the first time in generation that the station has aired the games.  The broadcast season begins with The Westland John Glenn-Howell season opener August 26, from Memorial Stadium John Dukes Field,… read more

WGHN Celebrates 65 Years of Service

On July 23, WGHN-AM (Grand Haven) celebrated its 65th Birthday with a 3-hour live broadcast in downtown Grand Haven. The broadcast and live event featured interviews with former owners, station staff, news personnel and long-time clients. The event also featured music from the station’s on-air timeline of 1956 to 2021, a retro t-shirt giveaway, prizes… read more

The Local Journalism Sustainability Act – Another Congressional Proposal to Help Local Media

By: David Oxenford, Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP Editor’s note:  On Thursday, August 19 at 1 p.m., the MAB Third Thursday webinar will feature David Oxenford speaking on “Copyright Issues for Broadcasters.”  Register for this webinar here. Last week, another bill was introduced in both the House and the Senate with the intention of supporting local… read more

Radio Programmer Brent Alberts Retires

After 53 years in radio, Townsquare Media/Lansing Brand Manager Brent Alberts has retired.   Alberts remarked in a Facebook post that he would continue to work with WMMQ’s All-Request Saturday Night and produce a daily feature for the Michigan Sports Network. Alberts wrote, “I’ve worked with some awesome broadcasters in my career, it’s been an honor… read more

WKHM’s Charity Radiothon Raises Over $13k For Area Causes

McKibbin Media Group’s WKHM-FM (Jackson) held its second annual Charity Radiothon July 30. The on-air talent of K105.3, Jared “J-Rod” Hammond, Scott Clow and Jenny Lewis, broadcasted live from the K105.3 studio for 13 straight hours, accepting donations while completing fun and intense dares from their listeners based on fundraising goals. This year, K105.3 set… read more