Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers June 4, 2008




Spartan podcasts feature Ann Thomas, Rich Homberg

From MSU Today on Impact Radio: MSU alumna Ann Thomas is the executive producer of the top-rated Paul W. Smith morning drive radio program on WJR AM 760 Detroit. Ann discusses her award-winning and Internet-based program called Women Who Lead. Ann talks about her own work/life balancing act and reflects on her time at MSU and how it impacted her. She talks about the mission of the Paul W. Smith Show and about the strategy she employs when selecting the segments for the program. And she offers her advice to young people who want to pursue careers in broadcasting. Thomas also talks about the changes she's seen in the radio industry over her 25-plus years at WJR. Hear the conversation at spartanpodcast.com/?p=438.

A conversation with Detroit Public Television president and general manager Rich Homberg from the 2008 Mackinac Policy Conference is featured by Impact Radio. Rich talks about the mission of Detroit Public Television, and he talks about the challenges and opportunities facing both commercial and public television. He also talks about the transition from analog to digital television broadcasts coming in February 2009. Homberg offers his advice to young people who are seeking careers in broadcasting. Hear the conversation at spartanpodcast.com/?p=436.







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This page contains a single entry by Mike Austerman published on June 4, 2008 9:35 AM.

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