Category: MABF

MABF Student Advisory Committee Member Leonard Poole Accepts New Position at WILX

Adrian College student, and MAB Foundation Student Advisory Committee Member, Leonard Poole (@leodogjournalism), has accepted a new position as News Producer at MAB member station WILX-TV (Lansing). “One of the things that helped me get my foot in the door was being a part of the MAB Foundation,” he said. “I attended the job fair… read more

Radio Free Hillsdale Hour College Show Gets National Salem Network Distribution

The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour, Hillsdale College’s national, weekend radio show, is now being distributed via the Salem Radio Network. The show, which launched in 2019, is one-hour long and divided into four segments. Each episode features multiple guests, including Hillsdale faculty members, speakers who visit one of the College’s campuses, alumni and others. Topics… read more

WHO Health for All Film Festival Will Take Independent Submissions Through January 30

The WHO Health for All Film Festival invites independent film-makers, production companies, public institutions, NGOs, communities, students and film schools from around the world to submit their original short films on health. The festival aims to recruit a new generation of film and video innovators to champion and promote global health issues. Submissions will be… read more

Scholarship Fund Set Up in Honor of Jamie McKibbin

A message from MAB Board of Directors Honorary Member Bruce Goldsen: November 20, 2020 To our industry friends… Many of you are aware that the radio stations that Sue and I owned for 23 years and sold less than a year ago to our longtime General Manager and dear friend Jamie McKibbin suffered an unspeakable… read more

Hillsdale College’s WRFH Wins Multiple National Awards

On October 30, Hillsdale College’s student-run radio station WRFH-LP was the recipient of multiple awards at the CBI (College Broadcasters, Inc.) National Student Production Awards.  CBI salutes the best in student video and audio production during the presentation of the National Student Production Awards. The best in student media is being recognized for their work…. read more

WCMU Offers Broadcast Journalism Workshop

On October 16, WCMU Public Radio (Mt. Pleasant) held its Broadcast Journalism Workshop.  Selected students will be given a paid summer 2021 internship, in which they will produce broadcast stories for WCMU, print stories for a newspaper and web content for both. Sixteen CMU students joined the workshop both in-person and virtually for an intensive… read more

IPR Welcomes MSU’s Cassidy Hough as Environmental News Intern

Interlochen Public Radio has announced a new environmental news intern, Cassidy Hough. Houghy is a junior at Michigan State University, double majoring in environment, science and health reporting journalism and environmental studies and sustainability. A recipient of the Michael and Sandra Clark scholarship in environmental journalism, she also received the Meeman Award for Outstanding Undergraduate… read more

Award-Winning College Radio Talk Show Connects At-Home Students with MSU Scientists

The Sci-Files, recently recognized as the No. 1 college radio talk show by the MAB Foundation’s  2020 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards, offered students who are now learning at home the chance to connect with scientists researching at Michigan State University. Students had the opportunity to virtually meet Michigan State University scientists from the award-winning specialty… read more

WXYZ Salutes Amanda Barberena – ‘One of Journalism’s Next Rising Stars’

MAB Foundation scholarship recipients were honored as part of the Student Awards Lunch at the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4. Amanda Barberena, the recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation, WXYZ-TV 7 Detroit Scholarship, , was spotlighted by the station just days after the scholarship was presented. Barberena is a junior at Michigan State… read more

MAB Foundation Awards $27,500 in Scholarships to Michigan Student Broadcasters

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2020 Scholarship Program. Recipients were identified by the faculty representatives from each school, or by the sponsoring station, and ratified by the MAB Foundation Board of Directors. Scholarships were presented during the Great Lakes Media Show on March 4 at… read more