Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Oct 17, 2006




WYCD Afternoon Hosts To Marry Off Their Yorkies:
CBS RADIO Country WYCD/DETROIT afternoon personalities EDWARDS & LEE are taking their love for pets all the way to the altar. This SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21st at 11a (ET), at WESTLAND CENTRAL CITY PARK, EDWARDS' YORKIE, "SGT.FOXY," and LEE's YORKIE, "PRICILLA," will be married, as they recite their 'pupitals,' in front of a crowd of listeners and their pets. Dr. DON, morning star, and a licensed Justice of the Peace, will conduct the ceremony. The 'A' list of invitees includes Governor JENNIFER GRANHOLM and REPUBLICAN challenger DICK DeVOS. Also, WESTLAND Mayor SANDRA CICIRELLI, who has apparently already RSVP'd to be on hand. All money raised from the event will go to the MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY. (Tue 10/17)

CRB Names Scholarship For WYCD Detroit PD Tim Roberts
The COUNTRY RADIO BROADCASTERS (CRB) presented its annual Scholarship to CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY's SCHOOL OF BROADCAST AND CINEMATIC ARTS. The presentation was made on OCTOBER 14th. The $25,000 was given during a Homecoming event that unveiled the newly remodeled Broadcasting Dept at CMU. The scholarship has been named after CRB BOARD MEMBER alumni and CBS RADIO WYCD/DETROIT PD TIM ROBERTS. Last year the scholarship was given to MTSU (MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY). (Tue 10/17)

Detroit News:

Byron Goggin is a cameraman who got the picture. Dissatisfied with his career at a sports television network, the 39-year-old Marine City resident decided to strike out on his own to produce a program on outdoor family activities. Goggin contrasts his show against the typical outdoors programs that focus on hairy-chested feats of derring-do. "I'm targeting the forgotten people, the average person who wants something to do on the weekend," Goggin says. In its first year, the program, "Your Next Wild Weekend," has been featured on two networks and garnered four local Emmy awards... Cameraman gets own show (Tue 10/17)

Radio and Records:

Detroit's most listened to radio stations among listeners age 12 and above in the Summer of 2006 were: Adult Urban WMXD-FM, News/Talk WJR-AM, Urban WJLB-FM, Contemporary Hits WKQI-FM, and Active Rock WRIF-FM... Summer 2006 Radio Ratings- Detroit (Tue 10/17)







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