Gray Television’s WLUC-TV (Marquette) has announced the hiring of Mandy Koskela as the third anchor on the station’s will be joining Elizabeth Peterson and Pavlina Osta on the station’s morning show, Upper Michigan Today starting June 28.
Koskela graduated in May from the University of Rhode Island (URI) with a bachelor’s in journalism and spent most of her life in southern Rhode Island.Read More
After a successful first year in 2022, McKibbin Media Group (MMG) held its second annual WCSR Smoke Show BBQ and Concert festival this past Saturday, June 17. The event was held at the Hillsdale County Fairgrounds with free admission to the public and barbecue enthusiasts turned out in force!Read More
There’s a new radio station in West Michigan, in particular the greater Ludington area. Hit Radio Media, LLC, the owners of 102.7 WMOM “Always Listen To Your Mom” launched their newest station this past Monday at noon: WHCH-FM 99.9.Read More
The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation recently awarded 103.9 WLEN Radio as the 2023 Celebration of Service to America Award winner for Small Market Radio. The Lenawee County community came together in the summer of 2022 to help the Associated Charities after an arsonist set fire to the building, severely damaging it during ‘the charities’ back to school program.Read More
Cumulus Media has reached an agreement to sell its WDRQ-FM (Detroit) to religious broadcaster Family Life Radio (FLR). According to the FCC transfer application filed June 13, the sale price is $10 million dollars.Read More
This Saturday, June 17, Michigan Radio is partnering with several community organizations to present “Navigating a Mental Health Crisis”. This free event will help provide Detroit residents with the tools and resources to identify and respond to a mental health crisis. The purpose of this event is to help Detroiters become better equipped to handle crisis situations, to inform residents when and when to not call the police, learn who to call in a crisis and what long term supports are available. Partners for this event include Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network and Wayne State University.Read More
A new video from WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University takes viewers on a journey through the inspiring architectural masterpiece that is the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. Designed by the late Zaha Hadid, the breathtaking building on the MSU campus is a fusion of art, design, and engineering.Read More
AM radio’s history has deep roots in Michigan. The oldest station in the state and first commercial radio station in the country – WWJ-AM – went on air in August of 1920 and since then, the AM band in Michigan has kept Michiganders entertained, informed, and most importantly safe during times of emergency and crisis.Read More
Cumulus Media/Detroit announced this past Monday (6/5) that will be “kicking off the next generation of its programing” for WJR-AM beginning Tuesday, June 20. The new lineup will offer all local voices during primetime hours.
Among the most significant changes, WJR’s longtime morning host Paul W. Smith will move to the newly-created noon – 2 p.m. timeslot as host of “Focus with Paul W. Smith.”Read More