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Share Why Local Broadcasters are Important During the Holidays!

During the season of giving, local radio and TV stations demonstrate their remarkable commitment to #BroadcastGood around the country. They collect food, gifts and coats for those in need, report on community events and continue to share the news and information you need most. Your local television and radio stations are honored to provide Americans’… read more

Michigan Radio Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award for “Believed”; April Baer Joins Station as Stateside Host

Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism announced December 11 that Michigan Radio is a winner of a 2020 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for the station’s podcast series, Believed. This marks the second time Michigan Radio has been the recipient of this prestigious award, the first being in 2017 for Not Safe to Drink, a… read more

Wayne State Extends Sports Broadcast Agreement with Salem’s WDTK

Wayne State University Director of Athletics Rob Fournier has announced an extension of a radio broadcast agreement with Salem Communication’s WDTK-AM (Detroit) for football and men’s basketball through the 2022-2023 school year. “We look forward to continuing our relationship with the Patriot for the next four years and beyond,” commented WSU Director of Athletics Rob… read more

Ann Arbor’s WKQL ‘Rockin’ for the Hungry’

Cumulus Media’s WKQL-FM (Ann Arbor) held its annual “Rockin’ for the Hungry” food drive December 3-8.  The station exceeded its goal of one million meals, raising a total of 1,055,222 meals, including more than 4,000 pounds of donated food. Food and cash donations were taken at a local Kroger store.  Those donating could take advantage… read more

WLNS 12th Annual Day of Giving Nets Over 36,000 Meals for Food Bank

On December 6, Nexstar Broadcasting’s WLNS-TV (Lansing) held its 12th Annual Day of Giving, to benefit the Greater Lansing Food Bank and the South Michigan Food Bank and fight hunger in area neighborhoods. This year, WLNS viewers and the Greater Lansing Community helped donate a total of 36,482 meals to the Greater Lansing Food Bank. … read more

WXYZ Staff Continues ‘Giving Tree’ Tradition

The staff at Scripps’ WXYZ/WMYD-TV (Detroit) has continued its tradition this year, donating toys, gloves, diapers and other necessities to children in need in Metro Detroit.  The station calls it the “Giving Tree.” VP/General Manager of WXYZ & WMYD Mike Murri said, “This is a wonderful tradition at Channel 7 and TV20.”  Speaking of his… read more

WCZY/WMMI Record Year with ‘Fill-a-Mayflower’

Latitude Media’s WCZY-FM/WMMI-AM (Mt. Pleasant) held their annual “Fill a Mayflower” drive on November 22, raising a record number of non-perishable food items as well as monetary donations to be given to area food pantries.  The event began at 6 a.m. and continued through 6 p.m. In an article posted in the Morning Sun, station… read more

Entercom Unveils New Programming Lineup for WWJ News Radio 950

On December 2, Entercom’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) announced that the station will pair celebrated journalists and on-air hosts Jackie Paige and Jason Scott as their new afternoon drive team, effective December 9. Paige and Scott will be heard on air, weekdays from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Subsequently, on-air host Brooke Allen will continue to keep listeners… read more