Tag: Issue 16

Traffic Director Spotlight: Juli Morgan

Juli Morgan  WCSR-AM/FM, Hillsdale Juli Morgan is not only the Traffic Director for WCSR, but also is Office Manager, Account Executive, and On-Air Talent!  Q1: Favorite comfort food? Juli:  Pretty much any carbs. Q2: Which Superhero would you be and why? Juli:  Wonder Woman – she was my hero as a child, and I just love a… read more

Engineering Spotlight: Shawn Hoskey, CMU Public Broadcasting

Nominate an engineer you know!  Email Alisha Clack at [email protected] Shawn Hoskey Operations Supervisor for Central Michigan University Public Broadcasting. Brief Engineering Resume: Graduated from Delta College in 1995 with an associates degree in Broadcasting – Radio and Television. Worked at 93.3 WKQZ-FM as a part-time on-air talent for three years in the mid-90s. Worked… read more

Elkins Named Interim Director of Broadcasting at WKAR

Susi Elkins has named Interim Director of Broadcasting and General Manager of WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. As WKAR-TV Station Manager, Elkins has overseen all programming, including original content production and partnerships for the station’s three broadcast channels and digital platforms. “This is a critical time for WKAR,” said David. “With her leadership experience… read more

WGVU Presents Oldies Concert at Ballpark

On June 4, Grand Valley State University’s WGVU-AM (Grand Rapids) presents their annual free “Real Oldies at the Ballpark” concert, co-sponsored by the West Michigan Whitecaps and Pine Rest Christian Health Services. This year’s concert will feature The Buckinghams and the West Side Soul Surfers.  In addition, the event will include a classic car show… read more

Eagle Radio Group Purchased By Armada

Armada Media Partners, based in Fond du Lac, WI is pleased to announce the purchase of the Eagle Radio Group Radio Stations based in Marquette and Escanaba, MI. Eagle Radio operates stations 94.9 “The Bay” WUPZ-FM, 96.7 “Yooper Country” WUPG-FM, 100.3 “The Point” WUPT-FM and 107.3 “The Eagle” WUPF-FM. Armada Media Partners also owns and… read more

WXYZ-TV Debuts Gun Violence Documentary Online

WXYZ-TV (Detroit) journalists are exploring the staggering impact of gun violence in a digital short film documentary, Beyond the Bullet: The Cost of Gun Violence in Detroit. The special presentation on WXYZ.com goes beyond the headlines to explore the lasting impact of shootings on victims, taxpayers, and society. “At WXYZ, we’re digging deeper to create unique… read more

WLNS News Crew Helps Clean Up Lansing

On May 6, members of the WLNS-TV (Lansing) news staff helped Habitat for Humanity’s “Rock The Block” day in Lansing. WLNS anchors Sheri Jones and Chivon Kloepfer, along with meteorologist Emily Wahls, joined other companies and organizations and offered a days worth of sweat to help clean up, paint, and repair homes and yards in Lansing’s Old Town… read more

House Passes Public Threat Alert System

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a public threat alert system in an effort to “lessen the scale of future tragedies.” House Bill 5442 passed 106-2 and would require the Department of State Police to establish and maintain a public threat alert system plan to activate as called for under departmental policies. The plan would… read more

NAB Thanks Congress For Opposing Performance Royalty With Ad

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is running an ad in Capitol Hill newsletters and publications thanking more than 250 members of the U.S. House and Senate for co-sponsoring the Local Radio Freedom Act, which opposes any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charges on local broadcast radio stations. The resolution, which was introduced… read more