Category: August 2018

Midwestern Broadcasting Takes WCCW-AM to Oldies

Midwestern Broadcasting’s WCCW-AM (Traverse City) has flipped from a full-time sports format to oldies, as “AM 13.”  The switch happened this past Monday, August 20. The music format ranges from the Beach Boys to Motown, and includes elements ranging from memorable commercials from bygone local establishments, to legendary shows from national personalities like Wolfman Jack, to… read more

Gubernatorial Campaigns Differ on Details for Debates

Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette announced earlier this week that he accepted Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer’s invitation to three televised debates but the two campaigns have yet to agree on terms and locations A statement released by the Schuette campaign proposed debates to take place at WPBT-TV in Traverse City on October 1 or 15,… read more

WKHM Spends Summer Supporting Jackson Charities

It has been a giving summer for Jackson Radio Works.  On July 19, K-105.3 (WKHM-FM) and NewsTalk 970AM/101.5FM (WKHM-AM) hosted their annual “old fashioned” radio charity auction live on-air during the morning show, 7 – 10 a.m.  Seventy auction items were donated by area businesses, which were then auctioned off live on the air by on-air talents… read more

Up North Radio Promotes Bob Aldrich to VP/Operations; Rich Spicer to OM

Up North Radio (Cadillac-Big Rapids) has promoted Bob Aldrich to Vice-President of Operations and appointed Rich Spicer Operations Manager WCDY-FM and WCKC-FM (Cadillac).  Aldrich will continue to oversee day-to-day operations at the company’s WBZX-FM (Big Rapids) and will work closely with the Cadillac stations to develop new synergies between the two operations. General Manager Jennifer… read more

Lansing’s WQHH Holds Annual Backpack Giveaway

MacDonald Broadcasting’s WQHH-FM (Dewitt-Lansing) held their annual Backpack Giveaway August 16.  The event was held at the Gier Community Center from 4 to 6 p.m. The station handed out over 1,000 backpacks with school supplies on a first come, first-served basis and also hosted fun games and activities including a bounce house, face painting and… read more