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WNMU-FM’s Nicole Walton Spotlighted in “Northern Today”

WNMU-FM (Marquette) Morning Host/News Director Nicole Walton is highlighted this week in Northern Michigan University’s “Northern Today.” Walton, who has over two decades of experience at the station, started at the station as a student employee while pursuing an English degree.

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Plymouth-Canton’s WSDP Announces Amplification Capital Campaign

After more than 50 years of operating in essentially the same space, Plymouth-Canton School’s WSDP-FM (88.1 the Park) has announced the Amplification Capital Campaign to raise funds to convert a classroom into a series of editing, recording, and interview studios, a staff room, and storage space.

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Veteran Michigan Broadcaster Jim Higgs Dies

RadioInk reported this past Tuesday (5/7) that legendary Kalamazoo broadcaster Jim Higgs has passed away following an illness at age 79.  The publication notes that Higgs is remembered for his tireless six-decade passion for radio, his memorable voice, and for being the Music Director that led to the Eagles’ first number-one single.

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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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