Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Feb. 5, 2009




Job opportunities with Metro Networks/Detroit

Metro Networks in Detroit is seeking candidates for several potential sports anchor openings. The positions require writing and anchoring sports reports for large Detroit radio affiliates in high profile shifts plus occasional live reporting from sports venues.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years professional broadcast experience with an unparalleled passion for sports. Job requires excellent creative writing skills as well as strong vocal delivery. You must be proficient at digital editing.

Please submit an audio sample of your recent work and a resume ASAP to:
Howard Bouton
Westwood One (Metro/Shadow)
3000 Town Center - Suite 2160
Southfield, MI 48075

Or Email:


Top audio & writing submissions will be reviewed for approval by affiliate.

Metro Networks and Shadow Broadcasting are Westwood One Companies and are equal opportunity employers.



Detroit Free Press:

By next season, Detroit sports fans won't have to think twice when looking for local professional teams' games on the radio. The Pistons announced today that they will move from 1130 AM (WDFN) to 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT) starting with the 2009-2010 season. The Ticket is already the home of the Red Wings, Tigers and Lions. The move comes after WDFN laid-off most of its local on-air talent last month, switching to a line-up of national shows like Dan Patrick and The Drive with Chris Myers and Sean Farnham. George Blaha and Mark Champion will remain the play-by-play voices under the new deal, which is for multiple years ... Pistons games that conflict with Tigers or Wings broadcasts will be moved to partner station WWJ (950 AM)... Pistons radio broadcasts to move to 97.1 next season (Thu, 2/5)



Detroit News:

The Pistons will have a new radio home beginning next season. The Pistons on Thursday signed a multi-year deal with radio station 97.1 FM The Ticket, and its AM partners WXYT 1270 and WWJ 950. The Ticket will now be the flagship for all four major professional teams in Detroit -- the Tigers, Red Wings, Lions and Pistons. Pistons games that conflict with the Tigers or Wings will be on WWJ... Pistons moving to different radio home (Thu, 2/5)







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