Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Jan 30, 2008




Detroit News:

THAW (The Heat and Warmth Fund), along with WWJ-AM (950), AT&T and WJBK-TV (Channel 2), have teamed up for the Fifth annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, a 31-hour on-air extravaganza. The excitement begins 5 a.m. Feb. 8 and continues through Feb. 9 at the Boll Family YMCA, 1401 Broadway St., in Detroit. The goal this year is to raise $500,000 to provide emergency heat and lights for struggling low-income families and senior citizens throughout Michigan with special concentration in Metro Detroit... 31-hour THAW fundraiser is Feb. 8 (Wed, 1/30)

Detroit Free Press:

After a nine-month search, Detroit public television station WTVS-TV (Channel 56) has found its new leader in the middle of Detroit's AM radio dial. Rich Homberg, vice president and general manager of all-news WWJ-AM (950) since 1996, has been named president and general manager of Detroit Public Television. The move, announced Tuesday, fills the top slot left vacant last April when former president and general manager Steven Antoniotti resigned unexpectedly... Detroit Public Television names radio chief to its top post (Wed, 1/30)







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