Category: July 2016

Craig Russell Joins WUPS/WTWS

Veteran programmer and on-air personality Craig Russell has joined Black Diamond Broadcast Group’s WUPS-FM/WTWS-FM (Houghton Lake) as Program Director for the stations.  In addition, Russell will host the morning show on WUPS. Russell was most recently morning personality at WKHM-FM (Jackson) and also has worked in Grand Rapids and Traverse City.  He told All Access:… read more

Roxanne Steele Joins WYCD

Roxanne Steele, most recently midday host at CBS Radio’s WDZH-FM (Detroit), has moved down the hall (and down the dial) as midday host for the company’s WYCD-FM. Steele attended the Academy of Radio Broadcasting and landed her first on-air job at age 19. After stints in Washington, Texas and Arizona, Steele spent 12 years at WBBM-FM… read more

Kunnath Now Sales Manager at WMGC-FM

Greater Media has announced that Scott Kunnath has been named sales manager at the company’s new throwback hip hop and R&B station, “105.1 The Bounce,” WMGC-FM (Detroit). Kunnath was most recently Director of Sales for Radio One in Detroit and has also worked for ABC/Disney in Detroit, Citadel Broadcasting and CBS Radio. Greater Media VP/Market Manager Steve… read more

WKAR-FM hires Brooke Allen

Radio veteran Brooke Allen has joined Michigan State University’s WKAR-FM as Morning Edition producer and local host, as well as a contributor to Current State. Allen comes to the station from WWJ-AM (Detroit), where she served as an anchor and reporter.  At WWJ, her projects included “Second Chance,” a broadcast series that sought to provide those serving… read more

10 Reasons YOU Should Golf with the MABF!

MABF Golf Scramble Fundraiser Wednesday, August 31, 2016 The Inn at St. John’s Golf Course Are you on the fence about golfing this year? Here are 10 important reasons to golf with the MABF: 1. Your show of support will mean that students interested in broadcasting will be able to pursue their dreams in college… read more

FCC Will Unveil Forward Auction Bidders Mid-July

According to the report in Broadcasting & Cable, the FCC stated that it would reveal the final list of eligible bidders in the forward portion of the broadcast incentive auction. Upfront payments from the approximately 100 bidders who are eligible to bid and subject to those payments were due to the FCC by July 1…. read more