Mid-Michigan: Newsmakers Mar. 26, 2009




Bay City Times:

Delta College Quality Public Broadcasting received eight awards this month for broadcasting excellence from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, including 2008 Public Broadcasting Station of the Year in the Division II category. The awards, presented March 11 in Grand Rapids, recognize outstanding achievement in broadcasting by Michigan radio and television stations. WDCQ-TV, known as Q-TV, received Station of the Year in the category of Division II stations (budget more than $6 million). It also received a Best in the News Special or Documentary category for the documentary "Tracks Through Time: Michigan's Railroads - History & Impact." Q-TV has received more than 20 state and national awards for its documentary work in recent years... Delta College wins broadcasting awards (Thu, 3/26)




WGER Names Kelly McMann For Middays: NEXTMEDIA Hot AC WGER (THE NEW MIX 106.3)/SAGINAW, MI newly named PD announces the addition of WDVD (96.3 DVD)/DETROIT, MI weekend talent KELLY MCMANN for middays from 10a-3p beginning on MONDAY (3/30). Prior to WDVD, MCMANN hosted a specialty show called "GIRLS NIGHT OUT on Modern Rock WMHW/MT. PLEASANT, MI while attending CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY. KELLY MCMANN commented, "I feel very excited and privileged to work with FIG and the entire NEXTMEDIA family. I cannot wait to get started and talk with the people of SAGINAW/BAY CITY/MIDLAND everyday." (Tue, 3/24)



Hardball, Hoops Dominate ESPN 100.9-FM Lineup this Week

ESPN 100.9-FM has several programming features for the remainder of the week:

SportsNight, hosted by Brad Golder, continues its coverage Thursday night from 6pm-8pm from Camelback Ranch, spring training home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, the parent club of the Great Lakes Loons.

Among the guests already to appear this week on the show include former Loons Clayton Kershaw, Josh Lindblom, Preston Mattingly and Glenn Dishman and current hitting coach Michael Boughton.

On Friday, ESPN 100.9-FM continues its coverage of high school basketball, with live play-by-play coverage of the Bridgeport Bearcats versus Zeeland East in the Class B state semi-finals, with Dan Hasty and Terry Boswell on the call. Coverage of that game begins at 5:55pm, followed by the Michigan State Spartans' matchup with the Kansas Jayhawks in the NCAA Sweet 16. Coverage from the Spartan Network begins at 8:30pm.







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