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FCC Announced Closing of NCE Application Window

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On November 10, the FCC’s Media Bureau announced the close of the Non-Commercial Educational application window and introduced an immediate freeze on any amendments to applications submitted during the window. The window officially closed at 6 p.m. Eastern on November 9.  The freeze, which will be in effect through November 29, will allow Bureau staff…

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MAB’s Sam Klemet Talks to Jeremy Whiting of MSU’s Award-Winning IMPACT 89

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Several weeks ago, IMPACT 89 (WDBM-FM), Michigan State University’s student-run radio station received national acclaim as recipient of the 2021 College Media Association Four-Year College Radio Station of the Year Pinnacle Award. As a follow-up to the award, Incoming MAB President/CEO Sam Klemet sat down with IMPACT 89 General Manager Jeremy Whiting to discuss the…

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WEMU Welcomes Scott Pohl to Mornings (Temporarily)

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Eastern Michigan University’s WEMU-FM (Ypsilanti) is welcoming a new voice to its air:  Scott Pohl.  Pohl is filling in for WEMU Morning Edition host David Fair, who is on medical leave.  Pohl retired from WKAR-AM/FM in 2020 as senior news reporter. During his time at WKAR (1984-2020), he has worked as a host, producer, call-in…

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Former WMLM Owner Passes

Gregory William Siefker

WMLM-AM (Alma) founder and former owner Gregory William Siefker passed away at age 76 on November 10. Siefker, a resident of nearby St. Louis, moved to Gratiot County in 1977 and fullfilled his dream to start his own radio.  On December 15, 1977, he signed on WMLM-AM 1520 AM, “The Big M,” and operated the…

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Michigan Radio Receives C.S. Mott Foundation Grant to Expand Coverage of the Great Lakes and Drinking Water Issues

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Michigan Radio has received a $50,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to expand the station’s coverage of the Great Lakes and drinking water issues. This is part of Michigan Radio’s participation in the Great Lakes News Collaborative, an effort by four non-profit newsrooms to elevate discussion, amplify the voice of Michigan residents and…

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Kelly Rossman-McKinney Dies After Cancer Battle

Kelly Rossman-McKinney hosting the Broadcast Excellence Awards in 2017.

Longtime Lansing-based pubic relations professional Kelly Rossman-McKinney passed away this past Tuesday (11/9) at age 67. Rossman-McKinney began her career as a legislative secretary in 1979 and worked in both the Michigan House and Senate before joining the administration of former Governor James Blanchard to serve as the communications director for the newly created Michigan…

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WYCD Detroit Wins Marconi For Top Country Station


The National Association of Broadcasters named Audacy WYCD-FM (Detroit) its 2021 Country Station of the Year during Wednesday’s (11/10) virtual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Celebration. WYCD previously won the award in 2012. Marconi finalists were selected by a task force of broadcasters, and the winners were voted on by the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Selection…

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MAB Vice President of Finance to Retire

Tom Hahn

Tom Hahn has been the Vice President of Finance for the MAB and its associated entities for eighteen years. He is a large part of the reason the MAB is the strong financially healthy organization that it is. Tom will be retiring and his last day in the office will be November 16th. MAB invites…

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