West Michigan: Newsmakers Nov 20-26, 2006




South Bend Tribune:

The St. Thomas More Foundation Inc., a South Bend-based nonprofit organization, will bring Catholic talk radio to local airwaves as early as next month on WHLY-AM (1580). Times Communications Inc. president William Dobslaw, the station's current owner, has agreed to lease WHLY to the nonprofit group while awaiting Federal Communications Commission approval for a permanent ownership change... WHLY converts to Catholic programming (Thu 11/23)

Grand Rapids Press:

Chris Lemke, general manager of WCSG-FM (91.3) Christian radio, has e been using words like "incredible" and "awe-inspiring" when describing the success of his station's recent Sharathon fundraiser. The Cornerstone University radio station, which conducts two on-air fundraisers a year, recently raised $1.27 million, which surpassed its goal by $20,000... Cornerstone radio gets some good news (Sun 11/26)

Cornerstone University is having a very good run right now. Another of its radio stations -- WaYfm, which airs on WAYK-FM (88.3) in Kalamazoo and WAYG-FM (89.9) in Grand Rapids -- was recognized as small-market Christian music station of the year by Radio and Records, one of the radio industry's leading trade publications. The commercial-free, nonprofit station plays Top 40 Christian music aimed at teens, young adults and young families... Cornerstone radio station honored (Sun 11/26)

Darren Wilhite and Tim Wall (aka Wilhite and Wall) were difficult to track down after they left WTNR-FM (94.5) Thunder country radio. The duo left the station abruptly following a contract negotiations breakdown with station management. Now news comes they have landed at country station WDAF-FM (106.5) in Kansas City, MO... Wilhite, Wall land in K.C. (Sun 11/26)







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