Category: Broadcasting Industry News

Jackie Green Joins WHTS-FM (Grand Rapids)

Cumulus Media has announced that Jackie Green will be joining its on-air staff as host of “Afternoons with Jackie Green” on WHTS-FM (Hot 105.3).  Green previously worked as a reporter for WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids and spent four years as midday host on WGRD-FM, also in Grand Rapids. Green is 2011 graduate of Ferris State… read more

iHeartMedia Detroit and Grand Rapids Debut New Show

Two iHeartMedia sports/talk stations in Michigan, WDFN-AM (Detroit) and WMAX-FM (Grand Rapids) have debuted a new afternoon show with veteran Detroit broadcaster Gregg Henson joining WMAX afternoon hosts “Big Drew” McCarthy and Jim Costa. The new show, “Gregg, Big Drew and Jim” is heard on both stations weekdays from 3 to 6 p.m.

Free Webinar on Digital Strategies For Radio Station Events

And this may be of benefit to television stations too! Jacobs Media Strategies will host a free webinar offering digital strategies for radio station events this Thursday, August 25th, at 2:00pm ET. The webinar, hosted by Jacobs Media’s Digital Dot Connector, Seth Resler, is designed for radio station managers in programming, promotions and marketing, and… read more

Robby Bridges Now Director of FM Programming for Cumulus/Detroit

All Access reports that Cumulus has promoted Robby Bridges to Director of FM Programming of its Detroit cluster.  Bridges will oversee WDRQ-FM and WDVD-FM.  He has been with the stations since April, 2014 as program director for WDRQ.  Bridges will continue his current role as afternoon personality for WDVD-FM. Cumulus/Detroit operations manager Mike Wheeler told… read more

WCSX Extends Deal with Jim O’Brien

Greater Media has extended WCSX-FM Morning Personality Jim O’Brien’s contract with a multi-year deal. O’Brien joined Trudi Daniels as co-host of the morning show in December of 2013. Prior to that, he served as a long-time producer and on-air contributor at the station. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with Jim,” said Steve Chessare,… read more

Cumulus Ann Arbor and EMU Sign Partnership

The EMU Department of Athletics and Cumulus Media Ann Arbor have agreed to a partnership for the upcoming year that will include the broadcast of a weekly coaches show along with numerous cross-promotional activities across three of the Cumulus Ann Arbor stations. This agreement includes broadcast of a weekly coaches show and cross-promotion activities surrounding… read more

Steve Mills Joins Midwest Communications/Kalamazoo

Midwest Communications has announced that Steve Mills has joined the company as Director of Operations and Programming for its stations in Kalamazoo. Mills was formerly with Cumulus Media and Westwood One, based in Atlanta. Over his 22-year career, Mills has been a PD, OM, VP/Programming, Consultant, GSM, Director of Sales and Opeations and Digital Manager… read more