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Turn Summer Promotions Into Cume and P1 Building Events

Gary Berkowitz

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting With summer here, there is a good chance you will be doing many outdoor promotions where you will get to be with current and potential listeners. Here are a few ideas you can easily implement to turn these into effective & very low cost cume and P1 builders. 1.…

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WKAR Launches Career Exploration Student Incubator Program

WKAR Public Media and the Boys & Girls Club of Lansing has announced their partnership on the creation of a new career exploration program for students ages 9-13 to learn about future career paths in public media. Taking place on Wednesdays through July 27, the WKAR Public Media Career Exploration Student Incubator Program is an…

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Nexstar Michigan Stations Host Republican Gubernatorial Primary Debate

On July 6, Nexstar Media stations in Michigan hosted a statewide multi-market live telecast of a debate between the candidates for the Republican Party’s nomination for Governor of Michigan. “Your Local Election Headquarters Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Debate” was held on location in downtown Grand Rapids.  The one-hour debate, followed by a 30-minute extended live digital…

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MAB Files Join Comments on FCC Regulatory Fees Proposal

In the Matter of Assessment and Collection of Regulatory Fees for Fiscal Year 2022, MD Docket Nos. 21-190 and 22-223 (link), The MAB, in combination with the state broadcasters associations of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, filed Joint Comments urging the FCC to modernize its methodology for setting annual regulatory fees…

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Reminder: Issues & Programs List Due in Public File on July 10

Editor’s note:  MAB Washington counsel David Oxenford has commented that since the July 10 deadline falls on a weekend and there is FCC precedent indicating that that the deadline thus is extended to the next business day, which is Monday, July 11. However, stations are encouraged to upload in advance of the deadline to avoid…

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Free Al Tompkins/Poynter Seminar on Covering Gun Issues July 11

Michigan broadcast journalists have a unique opportunity to learn about how to better cover gun issues with a special FREE seminar on July 11. What strategies and information can help empower newsrooms for covering the conversation over gun laws at the local, state and national levels? On July 11 at 12 p.m. Eastern, Al Tompkins…

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Associate Member Spotlight: E.S.C.A.P.E. Promotes Fire Safety

Play it safe this summer when using your Recreational Vehicle Whether you are heading out to the campsite, traveling cross-country over the 4th of July holiday or living in a recreational vehicle (RV), it’s important to know about fire and carbon monoxide (CO) hazards present in these movable structures. In fact since the COVID-19 pandemic…

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