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Shawn Turner Named WKAR Public Media General Manager

Shawn Turner

Shawn Turner has been named general manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University, effective December 1, 2022. In addition to his role as general manager, Turner is a professor of practice in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at MSU and a national security communication analyst for CNN.

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Steve Schram Reflects on Influential 47-year Career

This past Wednesday (11/30), Michigan Radio Executive Director & General Manager Steve Schram officially retired from the University of Michigan’s radio broadcast operations, taking a break from a 47-year radio career, the last 17 years spent at the public radio station.

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My 1043 “Fills a Mayflower” for Those in Need

On November 18, Latitude Media’s WCZY-FM (My 1043), WMMI-AM/FM and (Mt. Pleasant) held the annual “Fill a Mayflower” event. This year’s effort collected over 15,000 non-perishable food items (that filled the truck and then some), and more, including personal care items for the Care store in town, plus over $7,000 in cash.

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WQKL’s Martin Bandyke Announces Retirement

After 40 years in radio, and the past 17 years with Cumulus Media’s WQKL-FM (Ann Arbor), “Morning Mayor” Martin Bandyke has announced that he will be retiring on December 22nd.  Bandyke made the announcement via MLive.

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