Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Nov 28, 2006




Windsor's CKWW set to launch web stream; plans for holiday programs

Starting Saturday, December 2nd, Oldies CKWW AM 580, Motor City Favorites, plans on streaming its audio signal via the Internet where it will reach listeners from the Motor City and beyond. To listen, visit the station's website at

According to AM 580 Program Director Charlie O'Brien, live web streaming is the number one most requested on-line feature. Now, people will be able to listen to us in those hard to reach places like office buildings, and snowbirds can even take the station along with them to their winter destinations.

CKWW has also launched the "AM 580 Online Store" where listeners can purchase great oldies music and a variety of classic DVD's. You can also enter contests and join the AM 580 Loyal Listener Club in one easy step.

Throughout the month of December, AM 580 will air holiday themed episodes of classic radio shows on "When Radio Was". From the comedy of Jack Benny, Charlie McCarthy and Bob Hope to the drama of "Miracle on 34th Street", the radio will be aglow with memories of Christmas past. AM 580 presents the "golden age of radio" weeknights at 11 PM on When Radio Was with host Chuck Schaden. The complete December schedule should be available on the station's web site soon.

WJR's Smith to sub for Rush Limbaugh

WJRNews/Talk WJR AM 760 morning host Paul W. Smith (normally heard weekdays 5:30am-9am) will guest host the nationally syndicated The Rush Limbaugh Show on Wednesday, November 29, 2006. The Rush Limbaugh Show can be heard on WJR, and many other stations weekdays from Noon-3:00pm. The dial in number is 1-800-282-2882.

WMGC's 28th Annual 'Toys For Tots' Kicks Off
GREATER MEDIA AC WMGC (MAGIC 105.1)/DETROIT morning crew JIM HARPER & THE MAGIC MORNING SHOW begin their 28th season of making magic with the U.S. MARINE CORPS RESERVES and the TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN. JIM HARPER & THE MAGIC MORNING SHOW will be live each morning from 6-10a at various area mall locations. The station set a goal of raising $25,000 by the end of the week of broadcasts. (Mon 11/27)







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