Category: MAPB

WDET Announces ‘Artist Next Door’ Initiative

Six Southeast Michigan artists have been selected by a jury of artists and journalists to demonstrate their art, heritage and culture through an innovative program, The Artist Next Door, hosted by WDET-FM (Detroit) and made possible by a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA). The artists representing mixed media, painting,… read more

Michigan Radio’s Sarah Cwiek Wins McCree Advancement of Justice Award

Michigan Radio reporter Sarah Cwiek has been selected as a winner of the 2021 Wade H. McCree Advancement of Justice Awards, sponsored by the Michigan Press Association Foundation. Cwiek was recognized for her investigation “Tax foreclosure lawsuit asks: How much can government take from property owners?” The story shows how citizens, especially those at risk… read more

Michigan Literacy Crisis Explored in New Documentary from WKAR

WKAR Public Media (East Lansing) has debuted a new documentary, Right to Read, which presents the moving story of Michigan families attempting to secure the right to read for their children.  Faced with challenging circumstances — like social inequity, Michigan’s Read by Grade Three law, and limited access to books — parents, educators and experts… read more

Jacobs Media Announces Public Radio Tech Survey 2021

Michigan-based Jacobs Media is planning its annual Public Radio Tech survey (PRTS) in conjunction with PRPD (Public Radio Program Directors Association). The survey will take place from late June through July.  . “The goal of these PRTS studies is to help public radio stations better understand the impact change and disruption have on their operations… read more

8 Community Newspapers Welcome WCMU Michigan News Group Interns

After a two-week training period at WCMU Public Media in Mount Pleasant, eight students began their first day at community newspapers across central and northern Michigan Tuesday (6/1). The Summer 2021 class of Michigan News Group interns are part of an innovative internship program that trains young journalists in their craft and enhances local journalism… read more

Michigan Learning Channel Honored by State’s Top School Administrators

MAISA, the Michigan Association of Intermediate School Administrators, has named Detroit Public Television the winner of its 2021 MAISA Education Fellows Award for the station’s work to create and launch the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC). This award is given each year to an individual or organization that, among other qualities, places service above self-interest, advocates… read more

Michigan Radio Names Talisha Reviere-Winston as New Director of Human Resources and Finance

Michigan Radio’s Executive Director and General Manager Steve Schram announced on Monday (5/24) that Talisha Reviere-Winston will be joining the station as Director of Human Resources and Finance. She will begin her duties on June 7. As the Director of Human Resources and Finance, Talisha will lead the finance and human resource functions for Michigan… read more

Michigan Radio, WDET, WCMU, WMUK, WOOD and WXYZ Win Regional Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.  Six Michigan broadcasters won a total of 11 awards in Region 7, which is shared with Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.  Award recipients demonstrate the spirit of excellence that Murrow set as a standard for the profession… read more