Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Jan 26, 2007




Detroit News:

He had two dreams growing up as a no-frills, working-class kid from Macomb County. Lary Sorensen wanted to be a big league pitcher. Secondly, but not secondarily, he wanted to be a baseball radio announcer, a man who one day might do what one of his heroes, Ernie Harwell, did so famously. If only life had leveled off, jet-airliner-style, for a man after two dreams were realized... 'My alcoholism cost me' (Fri, 1/26)

Michael Coleman, whose job as general manager of Detroit Public Radio WDET-FM (101.9) ended on Dec. 31, has a new gig. Coleman now is development director at Affirmations, the Ferndale-based center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender programs, services and social opportunities... Former WDET manager takes job at gay, lesbian center (Fri, 1/26)

One of the WXYZ-TV's (Channel 7) familiar rays of morning sunshine for nearly five years, anchorwoman Carolyn Clifford, takes her leap to evening anchor beginning Monday. In her new post, the Emmy winning broadcast journalist will share the 5 and 7 p.m. desks with Robbie Timmons. New hire Alicia Smith , formerly of WWMT-TV (Channel 3), the CBS affiliate in Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo will take Clifford's old a.m. job on Monday, the station announced Thursday... Carolyn Clifford becomes evening anchor at WXYZ (Fri, 1/26)

Ann Arbor News:

In this age of high-definition televisions that are the size of a compact car, some people may nonetheless harbor nostalgia for the golden age of radio; if this accurately describes you, Concordia University, at 4090 Geddes Road in Ann Arbor, has the perfect event for your calendar... Learn about radio when it was young (Fri, 1/26)







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