Category: Broadcasting Industry News

WDET’s Michelle Srbinovich Leaving to Join New Journalism Venture

After a decade at Detroit’s public radio station, WDET General Manager Michelle Srbinovich has resigned and accepted a position with the American Journalism Project (AJP). Srbinovich’s last day at WDET will be July 12. “It’s been an absolute honor to serve as the leader of this critically important public institution, a role that I was… read more

Bruce Turner Retires from WNMU-TV

After 56 years on the job, WNMU-TV (Marquette) Station Manager Bruce Turner has retired.  A retirement party was held June 28 in Marquette.  Among those attending were MAB CEO/President Karole White and State Senator Ed McBroom (R-38), who presented Turner with a legislative tribute for his good work in the Upper Peninsula. During his time… read more

WGPR Debuts ‘The Morning Hustle’

Radio One’s WGPR-FM (Detroit) has announced a new morning drive show, “The Morning Hustle with Angie Ange, “On Air” Jordan and Lore’l.  The show is based at sister station WKYS-FM in Washington, D.C. and will be heard in Detroit beginning July 15. VP/GM Kathy Stinehour said, “We think the vibe of this new show will… read more

Battle Creek’s WBCK Turns 71!

On July 9, 1948, WBCK went live as the third radio station to join the Battle Creek area. WBCK started as a 1000-watt directional AM station at 930 on the dial was built right after World War II, as building materials finally became available again. The station was built just east of the Battle Creek… read more

900th Program Milestone for Traverse City Radio Program, ‘Words to the Wise’

On Tuesday, July 16, Midwestern Broadcasting’s WTCM-AM (Traverse City) morning host Ron Jolly and Mike “The Professor” Sheehan will broadcast the 900th edition of their weekly radio program, “Words to the Wise” live from the stage of the Traverse City Opera House. Words to the Wise is believed to be the longest-running radio program of… read more

iHeart Promotes Cheron Sanders in Detroit

iHeartMedia/Detroit has promoted Cheron Sanders to Program Director of WMXD-FM.  She will report to Bill Black, Director of Urban Programming for iHeartMedia Detroit’s  WJLB-FM and WMXD. Sanders is a media veteran who previously served as Assistant Program Director for 97.9 WJLB and WMXD.  She joined the company in 2001 and has since held various positions,… read more