Category: MAB Board

MAB Vice President of Finance to Retire

Tom Hahn has been the Vice President of Finance for the MAB and its associated entities for eighteen years. He is a large part of the reason the MAB is the strong financially healthy organization that it is. Tom will be retiring and his last day in the office will be November 16th. MAB invites… read more

Stephen A. Marks Elected MAB Chairman

Stephen A. Marks, President/CEO of The Marks Group (Alpena), was elected Chairman of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s  Annual Business Meeting on Tuesday (8/11). Marks is the 76th chairman of the MAB, one of the largest and most successful state broadcast associations in the nation. The MAB represents… read more

MAB Annual Business Meeting and Election of Directors Will Be Held Virtually on August 11

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters will hold its Annual Business Meeting and Election of Directors via Zoom this year. Save the Date:  The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Annual Business Meeting Tuesday August 11, 2020 at 10:00 am. Hear Ye, Hear Ye, All members wishing to be heard concerning the business of the Michigan Association of… read more

MAB Has a New Headquarters Building

By Karole L. White, MAB President/CEO At their last meeting the MAB Board voted to purchase an existing building at 222 N. Chestnut St. in downtown Lansing, rather than build a new building from the ground up. You may recall that MAB owned 5.5  acres of land on Ottawa Street that was purchased from the… read more

Meet Your New MAB Board Member of the Week: Wendy Hart

Wendy Hart has spent the last 10 years as co-owner of WGHN, Inc which consists of radio stations WGHN-AM/FM and WMPA-FM in Grand Haven, Michigan. She also serves as Vice President/Director of Operations for the Spartan Sports Network in East Lansing, Michigan, a post she has held since the 1990s. It all started for her… read more

Meet Your New MAB Board Member of the Week: Debbie Petersmark

Debbie Petersmark serves as Vice President/General Manager of WILX Media, a Gray Television station which operates WILX-TV 10 (NBC),, and WILX Digital. Debbie joined the station in 2000 as an Account Executive and served as General Sales Manager from 2014-2018. Prior to joining WILX, she spent 10 years with Sparrow Foundation as the manager… read more

Meet Your New MAB Board Member of the Week: Shannone Dunlap

As a career media marketing professional, I have become a student of consumer behaviors with a thirst for understanding the moment to moment movements of our listeners and populations to maximize the audiences of our radio stations and digital assets to bring the greatest return on investment for our advertising partners. Now, working with Mike… read more