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MSU’S WDBM-FM Wins National Awards

Michigan State University’s student-run radio station WDBM-FM (Impact 89FM) has been recognized for its work with national awards in the Associated Collegiate Press Pacemaker Competition and the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts.

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Michigan High Schoolers Tackle Vaping Through Public Service Announcements

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The Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, announced the winners of a statewide contest encouraging high school students to create public service announcements that discourage tobacco use through vaping at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Luncheon & Career Fair, held March 18 in Lansing.

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Western Michigan University Student Radio Station Wins Two National Awards

Western Michigan University’s student-run radio station, 89.1 WIDR-FM (Kalamazoo), won awards for Best Radio Drama and Best Faculty Advisor at the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) Conference in earlier this month. WIDR’s nominated material competed with over 3,000 entries from 100 schools at the annual conference, which brings together college and high school media groups from across the globe. 

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WKAR Public Media Joins the America Amplified Election 2024 Initiative

WKAR Public Media announced this week that it has joined America Amplified, a public media journalism initiative that focuses on listening to the community in the reporting process and boosting election literacy. The initiative, which seeks to help Americans in all 50 states navigate the voting process, is hosted by WFYI Public Media in Indianapolis and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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WDBM at Michigan State University Receives National Awards

Impact 89FM-WDBM-FM, Michigan State University’s student-run radio station and media organization, is very excited to announce that the entire organization as well as individual staff members were recognized for their work with national awards in the College Broadcasters, Inc. National Student Production Awards as well as the College Media Association Pinnacle Awards.

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2023 Regional Murrow Award Winners Announced

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the recipients of the 2023 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.  The 9 Michigan broadcasters won a total of 18 awards in Region 7, which is shared with Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.  Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.

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Great Lakes News Collaborative Wins US Water Prize

The US Water Alliance has announced that the Great Lakes News Collaborative is a winner of its annual US Water Prize. The US Water Prize recognizes the individuals and organizations that are driving innovation in the water sector and imagining new possibilities in water.

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MAB: Supportting and Inspiring Future Generations

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By: Sam Klemet, President & CEO Michigan Association of Broadcasters The Michigan Association of Broadcasters aim to support and inspire future generations. This week, students from Brother Rice High School’s broadcast program had the opportunity to see what a day in the life of a broadcaster is like while touring the Audacy Radio stations in…

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Plymouth-Canton’s 88.1 The Park Celebrates 50 Years!

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Plymouth-Canton’s WSDP-FM (88.1 The Park) celebrated a milestone this past Monday.  The student-run station signed on the air February 14, 1972 with just ten watts of power in mono on 89.3 mHz.  Over the years, the station changed frequencies, increased power, went stereo and increased their broadcast schedule from 6 hours a day to 24/7.…

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