Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Dec 14, 2006




Detroit News:

According to WDIV's Web site, Bernie Smilovitz represents Channel 4's entire sports department. But here's a breaking news alert: The number of women sportscasters on local network television has doubled. Move over Jennifer Hammond, you're no longer the only female sports broadcaster in the Metro Detroit area. Welcome, Katrina Hancock, who started as a WDIV sports anchor/reporter last week. She is the weekend anchor and host of "Sports Final Edition." "This is my dream job. I have been working really hard the last six years to get to this point," said Hancock, a Kansas native who worked in Cheyenne, Wyo.; Topeka, Kan. and, most recently, Toledo... Woman's voice hits Detroit (Thu 12/14)

Radio and Records:

Adult Urban WMXD has a solid trend, moving ahead of the pack in the second fall 12+ ratings numbers. News-Talk WJR, Urban WJLB, News WWJ, and Contemporary Hits WKQI rounded out the top 5 stations among listeners age 12 and above... Fall phase 2 ratings trend (Wed 12/13)

Detroit Free Press:

What to note in this month's Arbitrend radio ratings tote for September, October and November? Clear Channel-owned R&B station WMXD picked up almost a full ratings point among all listeners to solidify its No. 1 position. WJR's arrow also pointed upward, giving the ABC-owned station a firm second position among all listeners... Radio rich get richer in latest Arbitrends (Thu 12/14)

Ann Arbor's 107one Collects Food For Needy:
CLEAR CHANNEL AAA WQKL (ANN ARBOR'S 107one)/ANN ARBOR has broken its own record for the amount of food collected in its "ROCKIN' THE HUNGRY" food drive this season. The station, working with local charity FOOD GATHERERS, and grocery chain BUSCH'S, collected more than 150 tons of food over five days this year for needy families. (Thu 12/14)







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