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Entercom Detroit Launches Vaccinate Michigan Initiative

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Entercom has teamed up with Detroit sports partners Detroit Lions, Tigers, Red Wings and Pistons to launch a new community initiative “Vaccinate Michigan.” As part of the campaign, WXYT 97.1 The Ticket, WYCD 99.5, WOMC 104.3, WDZH ALT 98.7 and Newsradio WWJ Newsradio 950 are airing state-approved public service announcements about the COVID-19 vaccination and…

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Brett Dahlberg Joins WCMU Public Radio

Brett Dahlberg

WCMU Public Radio (Mt. Pleasant) has announced that Brett Dahlberg has joined the station as a general assignment reporter. He was previously the health reporter at WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, N.Y., and has filed stories for National Public Radio, IEEE Spectrum, The Village Voice and other outlets. Brett earned a master’s degree in journalism…

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MHSAA Names Jon Ross as Broadcast & Media Coordinator

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Jon Ross, bringing vast experience in video production and after working both as television media and in media relations, has been added to the Michigan High School Athletic Association staff as broadcast & media coordinator, a role in which he’ll focus primarily on video production, day-to-day efforts by the MHSAA Network and other communications duties.…

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NAB Spotlights Broadcasters with ‘Voices from the Field’

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The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) today announced the launch of “Voices From the Field,” a new digital campaign highlighting stories of local broadcasters through first-person accounts. The campaign, part of NAB’s “We Are Broadcasters” initiative, will spotlight how broadcasters are using their expertise, experience and dedication to local broadcasting to serve their audiences and…

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Emergency Alerts, Preparedness will be on FCC March Agenda

Jessica Rosenworcel

Emergency preparedness and emergency alerts will be on the top of the FCC March meeting agenda in the wake of Winter Storm Uri. Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel outlined her agenda for the commissions open March meeting in her February 23 “Notes from the Acting Chairwomen” blogpost. “Here’s a preview of what we have on deck…

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Jack Moves Up the Dial in Kalamazoo

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Midwest Communications is giving the “Jack-FM” an upgrade in Kalamazoo.  On February 24, the company began simulcasting 96.5 Jack-FM (WZOX-FM) on 106.5 WVFM-FM.  The two stations will simulcast until Wednesday, March 3 until a new format debuts on the 96.5 frequency. The move upgrades the format from the Class A signal to the Class B…

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Weather: My 5-point Argument Why Radio Should Still Have It

Gary Berkowitz

By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting In discussions about the weather, I hear many programmers say that they no longer want to do it, since everyone can get it on their phone, online, etc. With that in mind, here is my (simple) argument why I think weather belongs on the radio, now more than ever.…

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