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2017 Student Award Winners are Posted!

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THANK YOU to those who participated in the 2017 MAB Foundation Student Broadcast Awards! We had 689 entries this year!  The judging process is complete and we have posted the winners’ names and schools on our website. To view this year’s winners, please click here.

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Please take a close look at all of the names and schools and notify Alisha of any spelling changes as soon as possible. Please note that these names and titles were pulled directly from the online system. The names, as they appear on the site, will be used on the award certificates and in the awards program.

Awards Presentation
Awards will be presented during the Main Luncheon at the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & Expo (GLBC) at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing on Wednesday, March 8 beginning at 12:30 p.m. This luncheon will include both students and professionals. All students must arrive by 12:15 p.m. to check in at the main registration desk.

Student Winner Information
Each student winner receives a complimentary lunch ticket and admittance to all Career Sessions, Exhibit Hall and Career Fair on Wednesday, March 8. EACH student winner attending MUST complete the online Student Award Winner Registration by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to receive their FREE registration. Late registrations cannot be guaranteed lunch.

Want to attend ALL GLBC sessions? For just $5, student winners only can upgrade their registration to a full GLBC Student Registration which includes admittance into ALL of the GLBC educational sessions. Mingle and network with Michigan broadcast and media professionals…just select the “GLBC Upgrade” option when you complete the Student Award Winner Registration.

Click here for the complete GLBC session schedule.

Click here to register EACH student winner.

Non-Winning Students, Parents, Teachers and Friends Information
If you are a non-winning student, parent, family, guest and/or advisor of a student and would like to attend the luncheon, you MUST register online to secure a seat. The cost is $35 per person. Non-winning students, parents, teachers and friends can register to attend by selecting the “Student Awards Luncheon Only” option which is $35 per person to attend the Main Luncheon.
Click here to register to attend the Luncheon.

Remember: On-site registrations are NOT guaranteed a lunch!

Contact Alisha Clack with any questions or changes at clack@michmab.com.

Awards Rules and Categories

Find your Next Top Employee at the GLBC Career Fair

View More: http://benjamindavidphotography.pass.us/mabglbc2016The number one request we get from stations is assistance in recruiting future employees. This is why the MAB Foundation hosts several career fairs throughout the year! Make plans now to attend the GLBC Career Fair, your station will definitely benefit from the new contacts you’ll make with future employees and interns!

By attending this event, you’ll be able to prove that your station is seeking out a diverse group of new staff and interns throughout the state, which is great for your EEO File!

DATE & LOCATION
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
During the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC)
The Lansing Center, Lansing MI
2:00pm-3:30pm

This event attracts hundreds of students and young professionals eager to meet with YOU and continue their career journey in the broadcast and media industries.

Please join us! Click here for complete vendor details.

Reserve your booth here: ONLINE REGISTRATION

Each booth is $275 and includes a co-sponsorship of the event. As a co-sponsor, you will be helping to offset the cost of the fair. As a participant, you will help to promote the event to your students, listeners and viewers by sharing event information prior to the day of the event. You can do this by airing your own PSAs, if you have a station, or by adding your involvement into any press promotion. Your assistance in promoting this career fair is vital to the success of the event. For stations, keep track of everything you air for your EEO records and send the MABF a copy of your affidavits.

What’s the Key to a Job in Media? Find Out at GLBC!

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The Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC)
is the Midwest’s premier educational and networking event for radio, television, media professionals and students alike.

What’s the key to succeeding in the broadcast and media industries???
Networking with professionals and learning the skills you’ll need to become competitive!


Have your students come spend the day at the GLBC.
After attending student sessions that will help enhance their knowledge of the industry, they’ll leave with new skills and ideas to improve performance and put them a step ahead of the competition. Students can register to attend GLBC for only $40*!

Invest in yourself and your future… attend the GLBC to be inspired!

Attention Educators: Please share this information with your broadcast and media students!

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS FOR BROADCAST AND MEDIA STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS:

arrowMAB Foundation Student Session

Connecting the Dots: How Social Media, Blogging and Podcasting Fit into a Station’s Digital Strategy
Wednesday, March 8
10:00 -11:00 a.m.
Presented by Seth Resler, Jacobs Media

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Seth Resler

Facebook?
Twitter?
Search engine optimization?
Google Analytics?

With so many new tools available to broadcasters, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. In this student focused session, Seth Resler, Digital Dot Connector for Jacobs Media Strategies, will show you how stations bring all of their different digital tools together in a single coherent strategy that impacts the bottom line.

arrowMAB Foundation Student Session

Picking the College that is Right for YOU!
Wednesday, March 8
11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
College Student Panel

Are you trying to decide if the broadcast industry is where your future lies? Are you a future television or radio star but are not sure which college program will best develop and grow your talent? Then you need to attend the MAB Foundation’s educational session, Picking the College that is right for YOU! During this session, young adults will discuss their college experiences thus far and the opportunities their school broadcasting programs can offer YOU!

  • Which college programs offer hands-on classes?
  • What types of internship programs and requirements are offered at the major Michigan broadcasting programs?
  • What scholarship opportunities does each school offer?
  • Which colleges have the best new-grad hire rates?
  • Which college has the best cafeteria food?

Come prepared with your questions and concerns and learn directly from young adults that were faced with the decision of which broadcasting program to choose, not too long ago.

arrow2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Awards Luncheon

Wednesday, March 8
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

SBAThe 2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Award Winners will be announced at the GLBC during the main luncheon. During the luncheon, students can network with professionals working in the radio and television industry while enjoying a three course meal. Winners will be announced and each student winner will get the chance to walk across the main stage as their name is read aloud to the entire audience. This is the moment everyone’s hard work has finally paid off!

2017 Michigan Student Broadcast Award Winners have been announced online here.  All winners are welcome to attend the awards luncheon for FREE, however registration is still required.

We encourage your family and friends to attend this special event as well!

arrow2017 GLBC Career Fair

Wednesday, March 8
2:00 -3:30 p.m.

Whether you are a junior in high school or a senior in college, networking with professionals is one of the best ways to learn more about the broadcast industry and jumpstart your career.

careerfairphoto_700The GLBC Career Fair is the perfect opportunity to start networking! Industry professionals from media companies, television and radio stations, and colleges and universities will all be there – ready to meet you and answer your questions.

Make sure to bring copies of your resume and samples of your work – there’s always a chance for feedback and suggestions! Dress to impress, and bring a positive attitude – you never know who you’ll meet, and who might remember you when a job opens up.

The best part? The Career Fair is FREE to attend (Registration is still required, just choose “Exhibits Only”). If you want to attend the entire conference, including educational sessions and the student awards lunch, it’s only $40 dollars for students with a student ID.

Don’t miss an opportunity to get your foot in the door!

arrowGLBC Student Registration Rates

Exhibits Only Registration: FREE
Includes admission to the Career Fair and Exhibit Hall (no lunch)

Student Awards Lunch Only: $35
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon and two MABF Educational Sessions

Student Full Conference: $40
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon, two MABF Educational Sessions and all professional educational sessions

Student Award Winner Lunch Only: FREE (a separate registration link will be sent to all student award winners)
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall, Student Awards Luncheon and two MABF Educational Sessions

Student Award Winner Full Conference: $5 (a separate registration link will be sent to all student award winners)
Includes admission to the Career Fair, Exhibit Hall and Student Awards Luncheon, two MABF Educational Sessions and all professional educational sessions

Register to attend the GLBC HERE.

 

 

Introducing our NEW Student Broadcasting Newsletter!

PrintCareer Fairs, Student Conferences, Awards Programs, Scholarships, Job and Internship Openings and more! The MAB Foundation does it all and we want to share that important information directly with students! That’s why we’re introducing a monthly newsletter that’s written by broadcasting and media students, FOR broadcasting and media students!

Don’t miss out on important updates from the MAB Foundation, sign up for our new MAB Foundation Student Broadcasting Newsletter TODAY!

Educators, please forward this to your students!

SIGN-UP HERE!

Find your Next Star Employee at the GLBC Career Fair

View More: http://benjamindavidphotography.pass.us/mabglbc2016Do you need to recruit some young, talented, driven individuals? Then it’s time to sign your station up for the MAB Foundation’s most popular and highly attended career fair!

The number one request we get from stations is assistance in recruiting future employees. This is why the MAB Foundation hosts several career fairs throughout the year! Make plans now to attend the GLBC Career Fair, your station will definitely benefit from the new contacts you’ll make with future employees and interns!

By attending this event, you’ll be able to prove that your station is seeking out a diverse group of new staff and interns throughout the state, which is great for your EEO File!

DATE & LOCATION
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
During the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC)
The Lansing Center, Lansing MI
2:00pm-3:30pm

This event attracts hundreds of students and young professionals eager to meet with YOU and continue their career journey in the broadcast and media industries.

Please join us! Click here for complete vendor details.

Reserve your booth here: ONLINE REGISTRATION

Each booth is $275 and includes a co-sponsorship of the event. As a co-sponsor, you will be helping to offset the cost of the fair. As a participant, you will help to promote the event to your students, listeners and viewers by sharing event information prior to the day of the event. You can do this by airing your own PSAs, if you have a station, or by adding your involvement into any press promotion. Your assistance in promoting this career fair is vital to the success of the event. For stations, keep track of everything you air for your EEO records and send the MABF a copy of your affidavits.

Introducing the NEW Student Broadcasting Newsletter!

PrintCareer Fairs, Student Conferences, Awards Programs, Scholarships, Job and Internship Openings and more! The MAB Foundation does it all and we want to share that important information directly with students! That’s why we’re introducing a monthly newsletter that’s written by broadcasting and media students, FOR broadcasting and media students!

Don’t miss out on important updates from the MAB Foundation, sign up for our new MAB Foundation Student Broadcasting Newsletter TODAY!

Educators, please forward this to your students!

SIGN-UP HERE!

MABF Scholarship Deadlines are Quickly Approaching!

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation is excited to announce 2017 scholarship opportunities that are open to Michigan students!!

All scholarships assist in tuition and fees at a Michigan college or university, with ALL applications due to the MAB Foundation by Friday, February 17, 2017. All scholarships will be awarded during the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) on Wednesday, March 8 in Lansing.

Here is what is available for Michigan students:

MAB Foundation Board Scholarship
“Friends of Bill Burton Scholarship”
The MAB Foundation Board is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity that is open to any student NOT receiving another MAB Foundation Scholarship in 2017.

The MAB Foundation board will award one $1,000 scholarship during the GLBC in March. This opportunity is open to any Michigan college student pursuing a career in a broadcast or media related field. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.

MAB Foundation High School Scholarships
For High School Seniors ONLY – The MAB Foundation will once again offer two $750 scholarships to Michigan High School students! Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

This opportunity is open to any Michigan High School senior with plans to pursue a degree in a broadcast or media related program at a Michigan college or university. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.

Station Sponsored Scholarship Program
Also available in 2017 for Michigan college students, is the Station Sponsored Scholarship Program, which is run through the MAB Foundation. These are one-time, $1,000 scholarships sponsored by a Michigan radio or television station and will be awarded on March 8 at the GLBC.

2017 Station Sponsored Scholarships:

  • Robert Race Broadcasting Scholarship
  • Midwest Communications Southern Michigan Broadcasting Scholarship
  • WXYZ-TV Broadcasting Scholarship

This opportunity is also open to any student NOT receiving any other MAB Foundation Scholarship in 2017. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.

It’s Time to Round up some Summer Interns! Attend the GLBC Career Fair!

View More: http://benjamindavidphotography.pass.us/mabglbc2016Could your station use some extra help this summer? Do you need to recruit some young, talented, driven individuals? Then it’s time to sign your station up for the MAB Foundation’s most popular and highly attended career fair!

Your station should participate in this career and networking fair because it attracts students statewide that will offer your company different views, ideas and opinions! By attending this event, you’ll be able to prove that your station is seeking out a diverse group of new staff and interns throughout the state, which is great for your EEO File!

DATE & LOCATION
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
During the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference & EXPO (GLBC)
The Lansing Center, Lansing MI
2:00 -3:30 p.m.

This event attracts hundreds of students and young professionals eager to meet with YOU and continue their career journey in the broadcast and media industries.

Please join us! Click here for complete vendor details.

Reserve your booth here: ONLINE REGISTRATION

Each booth is $275 and includes a co-sponsorship of the event. As a co-sponsor, you will be helping to offset the cost of the fair. As a participant, you will help to promote the event to your students, listeners and viewers by sharing event information prior to the day of the event. You can do this by airing your own PSAs, if you have a station, or by adding your involvement into any press promotion. Your assistance in promoting this career fair is vital to the success of the event. For stations, keep track of everything you air for your EEO records and send the MABF a copy of your affidavits.

Introducing our NEW Student Broadcasting Newsletter!

mabflogo_300Career Fairs, Student Conferences, Awards Programs, Scholarships, Job and Internship Openings and more! The MAB Foundation does it all and we want to share that important information directly with students! That’s why we’re introducing a monthly newsletter that’s written by broadcasting and media students, FOR broadcasting and media students!

Don’t miss out on important updates from the MAB Foundation, sign up for our new MAB Foundation Student Broadcasting Newsletter TODAY!

Educators, please forward this to your students!

SIGN-UP HERE!

MABF Scholarship Deadlines are Quickly Approaching!

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters Foundation is excited to announce 2017 scholarship opportunities that are open to Michigan students!!

All scholarships assist in tuition and fees at a Michigan college or university, with ALL applications due to the MAB Foundation by Friday, February 17, 2017. All scholarships will be awarded during the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference (GLBC) on Wednesday, March 8 in Lansing.

Here is what is available for Michigan students:

MAB Foundation Board Scholarship
“Friends of Bill Burton Scholarship”
For 2017, the MAB Foundation Board is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity that is open to any student NOT receiving another MAB Foundation Scholarship in 2017.

The MAB Foundation board will award one $1,000 scholarship during the GLBC in March. This opportunity is open to any Michigan college student pursuing a career in a broadcast or media related field. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.

MAB Foundation High School Scholarships
For High School Seniors ONLY – The MAB Foundation will once again offer two $750 scholarships to Michigan High School students! Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

This opportunity is open to any Michigan High School senior with plans to pursue a degree in a broadcast or media related program at a Michigan college or university. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.

Station Sponsored Scholarship Program
Also available in 2017 for Michigan college students, is the Station Sponsored Scholarship Program, which is run through the MAB Foundation. These are one-time, $1,000 scholarships sponsored by a Michigan radio or television station and will be awarded on March 8 at the GLBC.

2017 Station Scholarships:

  • Robert Race Broadcasting Scholarship
  • Midwest Communications Southern Michigan Broadcasting Scholarship
  • WXYZ-TV Broadcasting Scholarship

This opportunity is also open to any student NOT receiving any other MAB Foundation Scholarship in 2017. Applications are due February 17, 2017 and winners will be announced in March.

Click here for information and application requirements.