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WWJ’s 18th Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW raises $416K in Heating Assistance

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Entercom’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) held its 18th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW (The Heat And Warmth Fund) on February 12, raising $416,000 in Heating Assistance for Detroit area residents in need.  The 14-hour radiothon raised donations to keep families safe and warm this winter by bidding on items in the Online Auction. Many have generously…

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WDIV, ClickOnDetroit Honor Contributions of African-Americans

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WDIV-TV, the Graham Media Group owned NBC affiliate in Detroit, has announced their continuing commitment to honoring African American achievement through an initiative called Celebrating Black History Month. Throughout February, viewers from early morning to late evening will see a wide range of stories and profiles in various newscasts and programming on ClickOnDetroit showcasing Black…

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WXYZ Giving Away More than 10,000 Books to Children

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With donations this past summer from station employees and the community, plus a matching contribution from the Scripps Howard Foundation, WXYZ-TV/WMYD-TV (Detroit) was able to collect over 10,000 books for children that will be distributed beginning on January 19. “I am so proud of the team at WXYZ-TV and TV20 Detroit, and our viewers, for…

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Radio First Port Huron Stuffs the Bus for Kids in Distress

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Each year, RadioFirst/Liggett Communications stations in Port Huron team up with the the Port Huron Area School District and local businesses to collect toys and coats to ‘Stuff a Bus’ and deliver the items to Kids in Distress Services in St. Clair, Michigan. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the stations had to switch up the…

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Michigan Learning Channel to Launch January 4, 2021

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As reported in October and following months of planning, Michigan’s public television stations, in partnership with leading educators and community leaders, are launching the Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) beginning Monday, January 4. It will be available statewide on a series of new dedicated broadcast channels. Organized by Detroit Public Television (DPTV), the network will deliver…

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WJR Radiothon Collects $1.5 Million For Detroit

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Cumulus Media-owned WJR-AM Detroit personalities Mitch Albom and Ken Brown raised an incredible $1,500,000 to benefit local families and community members during the “SAY Detroit Radiothon” on December 10. The annual event, currently in its ninth year, brought together local and national celebrities, including national media figures CNN’s Anderson Cooper, NBC’s Mike Tirico and ESPN’s…

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Entercom’s WOMC Raises $326K for Children’s Miracle Network

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On November 19, WOMC-FM (Detroit) hosted its third annual Radiothon to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital/Children’s Miracle Network.  This year the effort raised nearly $326000!  Anchoring the 12-hour broadcast were station personalities JoAnne Purtan, Jim Johnson, Beau Daniels and Aricka McCauly. Stories of local patients and families treated at Beaumont Children’s were featured throughout the day.…

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WCSX Presents 6th Annual People Helping People Campaign

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Beasley Media Group has announced that its WCSX-FM (Detroit) is presenting The 6th Annual People Helping People campaign in an effort to assist families in Metro Detroit who are facing challenges during the holidays. The campaign began on November 23 and continues through December 11.  Listeners are encouraged to nominate families in need on the…

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Public Television Stations Partner with Michigan Educators to Build New Statewide Learning Service

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Michigan Learning Channel to provide instructional content to support the work of teachers and parents through universally available platforms Michigan’s public television stations, in partnership with leading educators and community leaders, have announced the creation of the Michigan Learning Channel. Organized by Detroit Public TV, the network will deliver instructional content programming to students, parents…

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