Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Sept. 3, 2009




Detroit News:

Detroit Public Radio WDET-FM (101.9) had several announcements today, including, finally, the appointment of a program director. General manager J. Mikel Ellcessor has been doing both jobs for some time. Ron Jones, formerly vice president of programming for Chicago Public Radio, has been named as program director of WDET, to run its broadcast and editorial operations. Ellcessor said Jones' experience will be key in helping WDET build a large, diverse audience and help the station participate as Detroit recovers and "re-images" itself. WDET will launch a monthly open mic The Moth Story/SLAM, premiering Oct. 1 at Cliff Bell's in Detroit. Each show has a theme... WDET-FM appoints program director, launches open mic show (Thu, 9/3)







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