Michigan Almanac: June 2011 Archives

Gary Reid, who serves as University Distinguished Senior Specialist at Michigan State University, as General Manager of WDBM-FM, and also Associate Director, James H. & Mary B. Quello Center for Telecommunications Management and Law is the Michigan Association of Broadcasters' 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient.

Entering the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2011 are:
- Glenn Haege, On-Air Talent & Host for Handyman Productions
- Ken "Mac" MacDonald Jr., Owner & CEO of MacDonald Broadcasting
- Chuck Stokes, Editorial & Public Relations Director for WXYZ-TV, Detroit

 

Biographical information on all four honorees is available on MAB's web site at http://www.michmab.com/awards/awards_hof.html#2011.

 

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) elected their 2011-2012 Board of Directors and Officers during the Summer Celebration and MAB Annual Meeting June 27, 2011 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. The newly elected officers include:

  • Chairman, Duane Alverson, President, MacDonald Broadcasting, Saginaw/Lansing
  • Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect, Trey Fabacher, Vice President & General Manager, WWJ-TV/WKBD-TV CBS Television, Detroit
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Tim Feagan, General Manager, Clear Channel West Michigan
  • At-Large Director, Jill Saarela, Vice President/CEO, WPBN/WTOM/WGTU/WGTQ-TV, Traverse City
  • Immediate Past Chairman, Michael J. King, WILX-TV, Gray Television, Lansing

Members elected for their first full-term include:

  • Director, John F.X. Browne, Owner, John F.X. Browne & Associates, Bloomfield Hills
  • Director, Chuck Gervasio, General Manager, Big G, little o, WUPM-FM, Ironwood
  • Director, Eduardo Fernandez, Vice President & General Manager, WXYZ-TV, Detroit

Board members who have been elected for a second term include:

  • At-Large Director, Jill Saarela, Vice President/CEO, WPBN/WTOM/WGTU/WGTQ-TV, Traverse City
  • Director, Bill Kring, General Manager, WWTV/WWUP/WFQX/WFUP-TV, Traverse City
  • Director, Jim Lutton, Vice President/General Manager, Freedom Communications Inc., Kalamazoo/Lansing
  • Director, Chris Warren, Corporate Controller, Midwestern Broadcasting, Traverse City

Members who have been appointed to serve the remainder of a current term:

  • Director, Scott Meier, Market Manager, Cumulus Broadcasting, Michigan

 


 

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation (MABF) elected their 2011-2012 Board of Directors and Officers during the Summer Celebration and MAB Annual Meeting June 27, 2011 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. The newly elected officers include:

  • Chairman, Dave Downing, Lansing Community College/WLNZ-FM, Lansing
  • Vice Chairman/Chairman-Elect, Julie Koehn, WLEN-FM, Adrian
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Rick Sykes, Central Michigan University/MHTV
  • Immediate Past Chairman, Chris Monk, Citadel Broadcasting Company, Saginaw/Flint

Members elected for their first full-term include:

  • Director, Don Backus, Enco Systems, Inc., Southfield
  • Director, Bob Gould, Visiting Broadcast Instructor, Michigan State University/Executive Producer, Focal Point, East Lansing
  • Director, John Johnson, Michigan High School Althletic Association (MHSAA), East Lansing
  • Director, Tom Mogush, WMQT-FM/WZAM-AM, Marquette
  • Director, Kevin Scollin, Specs Howard School of Media Arts, Southfield

 

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