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iHeart West Michigan Raises $490,377 For Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

(L-R) Star 105.7’s Mac & 'Shmitty' and Aly Mac and B93’s Matt

On December 9 and 10, iHeartMedia’s STAR 105.7 (WSRW-FM) and B-93 (WBCT-FM) aired the 22nd Annual Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Radiothon, sharing patient stories about how The Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital annual fund supports over 20 different programs like the center for child protection, the Pediatric Oncology Resource Team (P.O.R.T.), the Peter and Joan Secchia…

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WXYZ Launches Day of Giving Telethon with Humane Society

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On February 13 and 14, Scripps’ WXYZ-TV (Detroit) is presenting the Michigan Humane Society’s annual Telethon fundraiser, presented by Purina.  Telethon segments are running both days all day long on the station. The Telethon plays a major role for the organization and funds raised from the event support MHS programs and services, including cruelty investigation,…

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Finalists Announced in 2019 Michigan APME Broadcast Contest

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Finalists have been announced in the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors 2019 radio and TV contest.  The awards in actual order of finish — first or second — will be announced at the annual Michigan APME annual awards banquet April 4 in Lansing. The General Excellence, Rising Star and First Amendment award winners also will…

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IPR News launches new series “Our Global Neighborhood”

IPR’s All Things Considered Host Kendra Carr and Karen Segal

Interlochen Public Radio has announced a new eight-week series where the station sits down with residents who moved to northern Michigan from across the globe. Our Global Neighborhood takes news consumers into the lives of their neighbors who decided to reside in our part of the world after experiencing a much different life in another…

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WIOG Hosts 2nd Annual Covenant Kids Radiothon

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Cumulus Media’s WIOG-FM (Bay City/Saginaw/Flint) is hosting the second annual Covenant Kids Radiothon February 13-14 to raise funds in support of local pediatric patients at Covenant HealthCare. The radiothon airs live on the station 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. February 13-14.  Listeners will hear life-changing stories from Covenant Kids and their families as WIOG raises…

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WLNS-TV Launches “The 6 News Capital Rundown”

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On February 8-9, Nexstar Broadcasting’s WLNS-TV (Lansing) launched a new program lead by Lansing Capitol Correspondent Tim Skubick titled “The 6 News Capital Rundown.”  The show will “break down everything political you need to know here in Michigan and across the country and will feature local lawmakers talking about current events, and what qualifies them…

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WWJ’s 17th Winter Survival Radiothon For THAW Raises $1.4M In Heating Assistance

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Entercom’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) held their 17th Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund on February 7, raising $1.4 million dollars over fourteen hours. The radiothon was presented with help from DTE Energy and Kroger, along with the assistance of other sponsors.  THAW assists families in need by preventing utility shut-off, providing fuel…

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