Next Media drops morning show on FM 100.5 in Saginaw
With the revamp of its talk stations WSGW AM 790 and WSGW-FM 100.5 in Saginaw this month, FM 100.5 has dropped the morning programs hosted by Pat Johnston and Todd Guerne which had previously aired weekdays from 6 - 9 am. The station, which changed its call sign from WTKQ to WSGW-FM on January 15, now simulcasts the local morning program of WSGW AM.
The revamp also including the shifting of talk programs from Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity from the AM to the FM station.
Mary Ebelt knew that need was great this year as the Michigan Community Blood Centers launched its six-day Winter Broadcast Blood Boost in early January at Fashion Square Mall. Personalities from 14 radio stations urged listeners to come to the Saginaw Township mall, where several businesses offered incentives to donate. Although 507 people came around with shirt sleeves rolled up -- 60 of them first-time donors -- only 372 pints of blood were added to the bank that supplies local hospitals. Last year's event drew 423 pints... Saginaw's Winter Broadcast Blood Boost drops a couple of pints from last year's contest (Fri, 1/23)