Posts Tagged ‘Issue 326’
WSGW Names New News Director
Alpha Media’s WSGW-AM/FM (Saginaw) has named veteran journalist Denyse Shannon as News Director. Shannon joins the morning team, anchoring the news desk and filling a vacancy left when Ann Williams retired last month.Read More
WLUC-TV Newsroom Announces Staff Promotions
Gray Television’s WLUC-TV (Marquette) has announced that it is enhancing its team of reporters, which it says will bolster its position as Upper Michigan’s Source for local news, local weather and local sports.Read More
WDIV Documentary to Trace Station’s Fall…and Rise
On Friday, November 4 at 9:00 p.m., Graham Media’s WDIV-TV (Detroit) will debut the documentary “Going 4 It: The Inside Story of the Rise of WDIV.” which will air Friday, November 4th at 9 p.m.
The station was known as WWJ-TV from its 1947 sign-on (under the ownership of the parent company of the Detroit News) until it was sold on 1978 to the Post-Newsweek Corporation.
Society of Professional Journalists Release Safety Guidelines
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPL) has just released a list of suggested safety guidelines, aimed at helping television news managers create safe working conditions for solo television reporters, also known as MMJs. SPL recommends news managers share these guidelines with staff in newsrooms around the country.Read More
Final Gubernatorial Debate Airs Throughout Michigan
On October 25, Scripps Media stations in Michigan hosted and aired the final Gubernatorial debate between incumbent Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon. The event was telecast live from Oakland University and was moderated by WXYZ-TV (Detroit) political reporter Chuck Stokes.Read More
How a Home Studio Helped Mistress Carrie Survive the Death of Her Radio Station
Bob Kernen, the COO of jācapps, our sister company that builds mobile apps for radio stations, suggested that I talk to Mistress Carrie, the longtime radio personality at WAAF. I had never met Carrie, but I’ve known of her since my days working at WBCN back at the turn of the century. WBCN and WAAF were on opposite sides of one of the all-time epic radio wars.Read More
FCC Seeks Comments on Tighter Requirements for Broadcasters to Identify Foreign Government Sponsored Programming – And A Bill Introduced in Congress – What Does It Mean for Broadcasters?
In speaking to many broadcast groups around the country in the last few months, I have found that many broadcasters are totally confused by the FCC’s rules requiring that they seek certifications from anyone buying programming time on their stations (or providing programming for free in exchange for that programming being broadcast on the station).Read More