Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers Feb 19, 2008




Lansing State Journal:

There has been a sudden shift in news anchors at WLAJ, Channel 53. Arriving is Bill Younkin, a newsman from WOIO in Cleveland, who had his first shift Monday. And gone is Suzanne Wangler, facing accusations of taking a financial services client's money. She had her last local newscast - using the on-air name Suzanne Page - on Thursday. "She resigned for personal reasons," said Jim Lutton, the new WLAJ general manager. That resignation came as Detroit TV station WXYZ, Channel 7, aired a news report ... Lutton - who took over as WLAJ's general manager after the Feb. 6 resignation of Jim Wareham - said the accusations don't involve her time at WLAJ... WLAJ news anchor Suzanne Page resigns as allegations surface (Tue, 2/19)

Saginaw News:

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm is interviewed during a special 90-minute edition of Channel 19, WDCQ's, ''Currently Speaking'' series, starting at 8 tonight. Host Andy Rapp interviews the governor along with Saginaw Valley State University political science educator and attorney Jim Johnson. Among the issues addressed are education, employment, alternative energy and the presidential race. The remainder of the program includes live interaction with panelists and viewers' calls. ''Currently Speaking'' is a public affairs program and has aired weekly on the Delta Broadcasting channel since 1999... Granholm guest on WDCQ series (Tue, 2/19)


WWCK-A Ups Rusty Thomas To PD:
CUMULUS Talk WWCK-A/FLINT, MI has named morning show producer RUSTY THOMAS PD. He succeeds former PD/mornings JOHN ROMAN. THOMAS will still produce the morning show for new host LOU LOBSINGER. (Tue, 2/19)







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