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Congress Advances Bill Requiring Radio To Put Some EAS Alerts On Repeat

Nov 20, 2020

The lame duck session of Congress has delivered its first move that could directly impact radio. On a voice vote this week, the House passed the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act or “READI Act” (H.R. 6096). It would, among other things, require radio and television stations to repeat alerts issued by the president, rather…

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Jaime McKibbin Passes Away Suddenly

Nov 17, 2020

Updated 11/20/20 Scholarship Fund Set Up in Honor of Jamie McKibbin – read more here. Updated 11/19/20 Jamie McKibbin, co-owner and operator of McKibbin Media Group, Inc., licensee of WKHM-AM/FM and WIBM-AM (Jackson) and WCSR-AM/FM (Hillsdale), passed away suddenly November 16, 2020 as a result of a boating accident. McKibbin and a close friend were…

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WLEN’s ‘Thank a Vet’ 2020 Breaks Record Fundraising for Lenawee County Veterans in Need

Nov 13, 2020

On November 11, Lenawee Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) hosted their 15th Annual Thank a Vet day. This day is in celebration of Veterans Day and is an event to raise funds and awareness for homeless and other veterans in need in Lenawee County. $32,859.82 was raised in 12 hours for the “Veterans Dire Need Fund” distributed…

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COVID Didn’t Stop WION’s ‘Treasures for Troops!’

Nov 13, 2020

By: Jim Carlyle, co-owner/manager, WION Despite the restrictions that the State of Michigan has imposed in the apparent effort to arrest the pandemic, a team of dedicated people still orchestrated WION’s yearly “Treasures for Troops!” WION Radio (Ionia) is proud to announce that with it’s partners, WGLM in Greenville/Lakeview MI, WRWW-LP at Lowell High School,…

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Black Diamond Broadcasting Blankets the North with Warmth

Nov 13, 2020

The stations of Black Diamond Broadcasting are teaming together with local Toyota dealers to “Blanket the North with Warmth” now through December 6.  The stations will be broadcasting live from varies Toyota dealer to collect new blankets, pillows, sheet and towels for those in need as the cold weather has returned. Everything you donate for…


WCMU Teams with Newspaper to Present Virtual Town Hall

Nov 13, 2020

On November 17, WCMU Public Media (Mt. Pleasant) will team with the Midland Daily News to present a town hall with Midland County’s top health officials as our guests to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Fred Yanoski, director/health officer for Midland County Department of Public Heath, and Dr. Catherine Bodnar, medical director for Midland County Department…

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Zannie Glover Named Program Director at WMGC, WDMK

Nov 13, 2020

Beasley Media Group announced that Zannie Glover has been named Program Director of WMGC-FM (105.1 the BOUNCE) and WDMK-FM (105.9 KISS-FM) in the Motor City. He will officially begin his new position on December 1. Glover, also known as “Zannie K,” most recently served as the program director at KMOJ-FM as well as was the…



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