West Michigan: Newsmakers Mar. 18, 2009




Grand Haven Tribune:

In his first year as a radio show host, Sports Radio 1370 ESPN's Ryan Terpstra didn't have winning an award on his mind. "I just wanted to be able to do a show that people would actually want to listen to," said Terpstra, who at age 25 is now in his second year as the host of "Sports Talk with Ryan Terpstra," which airs from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sports Radio 1370 ESPN, WGHN-AM. "My goal initially was to work hard at doing my best, and hopefully the audience would respond." That hard work paid off on March 11, as the Michigan Association of Broadcasters awarded Terpstra the first-place award in the "Afternoon Show Host" category at their annual Broadcast Excellence Awards... WGHN's Terpstra wins award for 'Sports Talk' (Wed, 3/18)




Regent Orders More Free Beer & Hot Wings: REGENT COMMUNICATIONS announces that THE FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW has renewed their contract for flagship Alternative WGRD/GRAND RAPIDS, as well as REGENT Rock WQBK/ALBANY, NY, Active Rock WWBN/FLINT, MI and Active Rock KZRV/ST. CLOUD, MN. Commenting on the continuing relationship, REGENT SVP JOHN KING said, "FREE BEER AND HOT WINGS is the real deal. This program has continually been the number one ranked morning show in all key demos in GRAND RAPIDS radio. I'm thrilled to have their tremendous talent at work for our stations. We also want to congratulate them on their recent national syndication agreement with COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS. We are big FREE BEER and HOT WINGS fans!" FB&HW show member ERIC ZANE added, "We would like to express our sincere appreciation to REGENT COMMUNICATIONS. They have been wonderful partners and we look forward to working with our flagship -- WGRD in GRAND RAPIDS -- as well as our REGENT affiliates in ALBANY, ST. CLOUD, and FLINT for many years to come." THE FREE BEER & HOT WINGS SHOW is currently heard weekday mornings on 17 affiliates. (Wed, 3/18)







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