Month: February 2019

WIOG Raises $42,700 with Covenant Kids Radiothon

Cumulus Media’s WIOG-FM (Saginaw) teamed up with Covenant Kids for the WIOG Covenant Kids Radiothon February 14-15, raising over $42,000 for the cause.  The special two day Radiothon was held 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. During the broadcast, the station shared stories of some amazing Covenant Kids and their Families.  Covenant Healthcare serves babies… read more

Peter Whorf Joins Staff of WRCJ-FM

DPTV/WRCJ-FM (Detroit) has announced that it has selected Peter Whorf to become its regular midday classical music host, beginning March 11. For the last six years, Whorf has been radio station manager at WKAR Public Media, where he oversaw the expansion of the WKAR News team, launched a number of new classical music shows and… read more

WWJ’s Vicki Thomas to Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame

Ceremonies will be held April 14, 2019 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.  More information is available here. Last week, the MAB reported that Former WXYZ-TV (Detroit) Reporter Mary Conway and Kathy Barks Hoffman, Vice President with PR firm Martin Waymire have received the honor of induction into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.  The MAB has… read more

So What’s The Best Schedule For A Local Client?

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By:  Paul Weyland President, Paul Weyland Communication Strategies Paul Weyland will be speaking at the Great Lakes Media Show, March 5-6, 2019 in Lansing.  For more information and… read more

WDZH Adds Chadd and Kristi Thomas

Entercom’s WDZH-FM (Detroit)(98.7 The Breeze) has announced the addition of husband-and-wife duo Chadd and Kristi Thomas as morning show co-hosts.  The two debuted this past Monday (2/18). “As a husband-and-wife team, Chadd and Kristi will bring a unique perspective to our airwaves and we are excited to welcome them to The Breeze,” Entercom/Detroit SVP/Market Manager… read more

70k for St. Jude from WNWN Listeners

Midwest Communication’s WNWN-FM (Battle Creek/Kalamazoo)(WIN 98.5) held their 2019 St. Jude “Country Cares For Kids” Radiothon February 14-15, raising a total of $70,140.00, contributed by station listeners.  This exceeds last year’s total of $67,010.00. Afternoon personality “Wild” Bill Lewis said, “Our listeners are simply the best. We ask, and they always deliver, especially when it… read more