News/Talk 760 WJR announced today that it will be the new home of the award winning Handyman Show with Glenn Haege” beginning Sunday, November 12, 2006. Glenn Haege's popular home improvement advice show, which began airing in Detroit in 1983, will be heard Saturdays and Sundays from noon-2pm. The first edition of the Saturday show will be heard on November 25th following the conclusion of the MSU football season.
The format will continue to feature Haege's unique brand of “clear and concise, how-to advice” for listeners who call in, along with interviews of guests that provide valuable information regarding home improvements and home maintenance. Haege will continue with a separate syndicated edition of his program that is carried by over 170 affiliate stations nationwide.
“The opportunity to air my show on the most powerful and most recognized radio station in Michigan is a dream come true,” Haege said. “I look forward to the chance to reach an even larger audience of listeners and to continue to provide the complete answers and useful how-to information that has been a staple of the show since we began in 1983.”
“We are pleased to add Glenn to the line-up of radio's strongest personalities,” says Mike Fezzey, WJR President & General Manager. “Glenn created this genre in radio and has earned the respect of millions of fans across America.”
In addition to his syndicated radio show, Haege is the author of 11 home improvement books, and also writes two columns per week in The Detroit News. He has been named among the Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts by Talker's Magazine numerous times, and his radio show also received the “Best Broadcast Report” Award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
Haege also provides articles and how-to information on his award winning website, www.MasterHandyman.com.