Michigan Association of Broadcasters recognizes broadcasters with Michigan Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement, and Pioneer honors
Thomas Scanlan, retired CEO and owner of Scanlan Communications Group, will be receiving the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). Scanlan served in the broadcast industry for over 45 years striving to be the best in broadcasting. His love of the industry and his innovative ideas drove him to great heights. Scanlan has been recognized both at the local and national levels for his contributions to broadcasting, especially for his innovations to the Armed Forces television and radio networks.
The 2013 inductees to the Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame include Christopher H. Cornelius, President and Chief Operating Officer for Barrington Broadcasting; Will Tieman and Wendy Hart, President and Vice President/Co-Owners of the Spartan Sports Network; Robbie Timmons, Retired News Anchor and Reporter for WXYZ-TV (Detroit).
In addition, the Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters has recognized Edward B. Grant, general manager for Central Michigan University Public Broadcasting, as its 2013 Pioneer Award recipient.
These broadcasters will be recognized formally during the MAB Foundation Awards Banquet held at the Grand Traverse Resort on Monday, August 19 as part of the MAB and MAB Foundation Summer Celebration and Annual Business Meeting in Acme on August 19 - 20.
For more detailed biographies on the honorees and information on the Summer Celebration, visit the MAB web site.