Michigan’s Public Broadcasters: Serving the citizens of our state!
Every month over 170 million Americans use public media – through 368 public television stations, 934 public radio stations, hundreds of online services, education services, and in-person events and activities. That’s over half of all Americans. Learn more about the impact of public media at ProtectMyPublicMedia.org.
Equal Opportunity Policy: The Michigan Association of Broadcasters, the contracted manager of the MAPB, is committed to the principal and practice of equal employment opportunity. Unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation or disability is not practiced by the MAB and will not be tolerated. Any questions or problems related to this policy or any perceived deviation from the policy should immediately be brought to the attention of The President.
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 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
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
Michigan Radio and ARISE Detroit! have announced that they will be working together to form a Community Reporting Engagement Council. The mission of the group is to strengthen networking with communities of color, serve as a sounding board and inform news coverage that is for and about Detroit. A key goal of the initiative is… read more
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
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
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