Tag: Issue 44

Kim Krause Named GM of WXMI-TV

Tribune Broadcasting has announced the appointment of Kim Krause to General Manager of WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids).  Krause will oversee the long-term strategy and day-to-day management of the station, and will report to Chris Wayland, Tribune Broadcasting’s Vice President/Group Operations. Krause, who assumes her new duties on January 24, joins WXMI from WZZM, the Tegna ABC… read more

Engineers: 10 Reasons You Need to Attend GLBC 2017!

From important engineering meetings and networking opportunities to the ever popular “Beer & Bull” Welcome Reception, here are the top reasons why you should attend GLBC 2017! The ENNES Engineering Workshop on Tuesday, March 7th features speakers that will provide you with the latest information in broadcast and media technology. You do NOT want to… read more

FCC Approves Nexstar Acquisition of Media General

Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) announced January 11 that the FCC has granted the applications and related waiver requests seeking consent to transfer control of licenses held by subsidiaries of Media General, Inc. (NYSE: MEG) (“Media General”) from the shareholders of Media General to Nexstar. The FCC further granted the divestiture applications that have… read more

WPZR Appoints Randi Myles Program Director

Gospel-formatted WPZR-FM (Detroit) has promoted veteran air personality Randi Myles to Program Director.  Myles, who will continue to host her afternoon drive program was previously Assistant Program Director of the station. In an article appearing in All Access, Myles stated “I’ve worked many formats in various capacities in Detroit, but this is the format I’m most… read more

Guy Gordon Joins WJR

Longtime Detroit television reporter Guy Gordon has joined WJR-AM (Detroit) as a talk show host. “The Guy Gordon Show” airs on WJR weekdays from 3 -5 p.m.  The program debuted on January 3. A seasoned broadcast journalist, Gordon has been a fixture on Detroit television news for over 30 years and was recognized with two Emmy… read more

Ross Jones to Return to WXYZ-TV

E. W. Scripps Washington Bureau reporter Ross Jones has announced that he will be returning to WXYZ-TV (Detroit) beginning February 1. A Michigan State University graduate, Jones joined the station in 2005.  He moved to Scripps’ Washington Bureau in September of 2015. Jones wrote on social media “Candidly, I’ve felt the tug to return more than… read more

Associate Member Highlight: BCBSM

Associate Member news from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan:  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan awards $25,000 to Exalta Health.  Grant expands opportunities for low-income, uninsured Michiganders! On January 9, it was announced that Exalta Health, formerly Health Intervention Services, was awarded a grant of $25,000 by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. This… read more