West Michigan: Newsmakers Aug 27, 2008




Grand Rapids Press:

West Michigan viewers soon can get a little extra morning news on WXMI-TV (Channel 17). Fox 17's Morning News will expand to four hours of weekday programming, from 5 to 9 a.m., starting Sept. 15. "Get ready; it's going to be fun," said news anchor Sarah Brodhead, who has been on staff since March. "We hope to make your mornings go better." Former WZZM-TV (Channel 13) anchor Tracy Forner, who was recently working in Indianapolis, will return to co-anchor the newscast with Brodhead... Fox 17 expands morning news broadcast (Wed, 8/27); more detail here: Morning news expansion at Fox 17, WXMI (Wed, 8/27)



Kalamazoo Gazette:

A 12-year-old Vicksburg singer will make her radio debut Thursday by presenting a song she co-wrote as she vies to win a country station's competition. Megan Rae Macher, a Vicksburg Middle School seventh-grader, will compete against 11 other West Michigan artists during the Hometown Showdown on B-93-FM 93.7. She is the youngest singer in the competition by at least 13 years, said ``Broadway,'' a B-93 radio personality ... The Hometown Showdown runs at 8 p.m. weeknights until a winner is announced. The winner gets a chance to have his or her song put into the Grand Rapids radio station's regular evening rotation... Young Vicksburg singer to make radio debut in country-music contest (Wed, 8/27)







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