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WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University has announced (10/13) the launch of “Life, Meet Tech,” a new weekly podcast exploring the ways in which our daily lives intersect with technology and the impact technology has on us. The podcast is hosted by social scientist and technology enthusiast Prabu David, dean of the College of… read more
In partnership with the Public Radio Program Directors Association, Bingham Farms-based Jacobs Media has released Public Radio Techsurvey 2021 (“PRTS”), its latest annual study exploring the ongoing digital media revolution and its impact on public radio. In last year’s PRTS study, there was a dramatic shift in listening patterns due to the pandemic and summer… read more
This past week, WKAR Public Media (East Lansing) formally announced that Drew Henderson has been named Senior Director of Broadcast Operations and that Dave Mann has joined WKAR as Director of Broadcast Technology. Henderson most recently served as senior director of radio strategy and operations at WKAR. In his new role as senior director of… read more
Western Michigan University’s WMUK-FM (Kalamazoo) announced that veteran journalist and local Morning Edition host Earlene McMichael is leaving the station after a 9-year run. McMichael will be joining Kalamazoo Valley Community College as its Marketing Project Manager, effective November 1, where she will apply her journalistic skills to publications, social media and much more. Over… read more
It was a busy week for many Michigan broadcasters as they covered the Detroit Chamber Mackinac Policy Conference 2021, taking place at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. Our thanks to Caleb Gordon, WPHM-AM, Port Huron for sharing photos! Print
WGVU Public Media (Grand Rapids) has announced the return of its Cool Teacher contest, saying even though school may still look a bit different this year, learning and fun are still happening in classrooms across West and Southwest Michigan. The station has hosted the contest for 20+ years and the contest highlights dedicated, creative and… read more
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