Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Jan. 15, 2009




Z100 PD Sharon Dastur To Also Program WKQI: CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO/DETROIT announces that WHTZ (Z100)/NEW YORK PD SHARON DASTUR will also program sister Top 40 WQKI (CHANNEL 955)/DETROIT. DASTUR, will be based in NEW YORK and will be commuting to DETROIT personally every month, while maintaining daily interaction with both stations. SHARON replaces DOM THEODORE who announced plans to join CBS RADIO as VP/Top 40 Programming at the end of 2008. Regarding the news, CLEAR CHANNEL/DETROIT President/Market Mgr. TIL LEVESQUE said, "Having someone of SHARON's talent, expertise and passion to help write the next chapter of success for CHANNEL 955 is extremely exciting. I look forward to the potential collaboration of best practices between NEW YORK and DETROIT stations and having SHARON lead our very experienced, talented and winning on-air programming team." SHARON told ALL ACCESS, "It'll be an exciting challenge overseeing legendary stations in both NEW YORK and DETROIT. I'm thrilled to join TIL LEVESQUE and the incredible team at CHANNEL 955 and look forward to build on the great success they've created in the last several years." (Thu, 1/15)



Ann Arbor News:

After a year's hiatus, "The Lucy Ann Lance Show" will be back providing local coverage of the Ann Arbor community starting Jan. 24. Lance is teaming up with radio veteran Dean Erskine to produce a three-hour weekly talk show on WLBY (1290 AM); the show, hosted by Lance, is scheduled to run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. "We've developed a platform that will focus on our community, its people and the local business economy," said Lance. The show also will be available online at Lance and Erskine have a long track record in broadcasting, and have formed Lance & Erskine Communications. They most recently teamed up to broadcast the Michigan Football Tailgates with Doug Karsch, Frank Beckmann, and Jim Brandstatter on the Michigan sports network... Lucy Ann Lance returning to Ann Arbor radio on WLBY (Wed, 1/14)







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