iHeartMedia’s WJLB-FM (Detroit) held its annual Coats for Kids fundraiser this past Saturday (11/4), supporting the Salvation Army of Metro Detroit’s mission to provide essentials for those in need. The event raised more than $23,000.
Scripps Media has announced that its WMYD-TV (Detroit/TV20) will bring CW Network primetime programming back to the market starting on November 13.
CW Network programming from 8 – 10 p.m. Eastern includes shows like “All American,” “61st Street,” “Whose Line Is it, Anyway?” and “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.”
In the Washington Post last weekend, an op-ed article suggested that political candidates should voluntarily renounce the use of artificial intelligence in their campaigns. The article seemed to be looking for candidates to take the actions that governments have largely thus far declined to mandate.
Following an extensive nationwide search, Michigan Radio announced this week the hiring of Wendy Turner as the station’s new Executive Director & General Manager. Turner will begin her duties at Michigan Radio on January 2, 2024.
“Rebecca was a true marketing leader in our industry. She was loved, and respected by all of her co-workers and partners,” Senior VP/Market Manager Debbie Kenyon said in a statement to Inside Radio. “She was a key part of Audacy Detroit’s success over the years and will be missed.”
Michigan residents are waking up to a brand-new era of morning radio on 760 WJR with the all new “JR Morning with Guy, Lloyd, and Jamie” from 6 – 9 a.m. hosted by Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds. The dynamic team of award-winning journalists brings a fresh perspective to mornings while delivering a perfect mix of news, sports, and entertainment.
Latitude Media’s WCZY-FM and WMMI-AM/FM (Mt. Pleasant) celebrated Halloween with its listeners this past Saturday (10/28) with its annual “Boo Fest” at the Isabella County Fairgrounds. The free, open to the public, safe trick or treating event draws in record crowds from year to year, from all over Mid-Michigan!
The FCC this week released its second EEO audit notice for 2023. The FCC’s Public Notice, audit letter, and the list of stations selected for audit is available here.
Jacobs Media announced (11/1) that registration is now open for commercial radio stations in the U.S. and Canada to participate in Techsurvey 2024. The 2023 survey was fielded in January and February with 434 participating radio stations across North America.
The annual Marconi Radio Awards were handed out Wednesday evening (10/25) during the annual NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner, Audacy/Detroit SVP/Market Manager Debbie Kenyon was honored with a Marconi for Legendary Radio Manager.