Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Dec. 6, 2008




Macomb Daily:

Veteran television news reporter Derricke Dennis, who recently left WDIV-TV (Channel 4), has been hired as communications director for the city of Warren. Dennis was appointed by Mayor James Fouts to oversee the city's cable television operations and the municipal Web site. He takes the $77,000 post effective Monday. "In our talks for this position, Derricke impressed me as an outstanding communicator with a great deal of energy and enthusiasm. His experience as a broadcaster and his proven ability to manage multiple projects and assignments on strict deadlines will be a tremendous boost for Warren TV," Fouts said. Dennis spent the last six years at WDIV, where he covered a variety of stories. In a prepared statement released by the city, Dennis said he is thrilled to join the city administration. "I have covered Mayor Fouts over the years as a news reporter and have always found him to be very creative and forward-thinking," he said. "In deciding to leave Local 4, I was simply looking for a new challenge and better use of my skills and talent"... TV reporter named Warren cable boss (Sat, 12/6)







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