Northern Michigan / UP: September 2009 Archives

Upper Peninsula: Newsmakers Sept. 14, 2009



Marquette's Channel 19 returns

Now known as WZMQ, channel 19 is back on the air in the central Upper Peninsula, featuring programming from My Network TV and also This TV. WZMQ was formerly known as WMQF and was an affiliate of FOX under previous owner Equity Broadcasting. New owner MMMRC, LLC had the station off the air since about June- with it's return it has reportedly also returned to the lineup on Charter Cable in the U.P.

Marquette's FOX affiliate is now WLUC TV which carries that programming on digital subchannel 6.2.


Traverse City Record-Eagle:

Jeff Haas' radio show will be broadcast live Sunday from Chateau Chantal. It's the first time Haas' show, "Jazz Connections," will be live. It airs on Interlochen Public Radio, 88.7 FM, beginning at 6 p.m. Chanteau Chantal will host a wine-tasting reception beginning at 5 p.m. Haas also said IPR is offering the show for syndication this year, meaning it may be broadcast around the country and the world. "I have had seven NPR stations -- five in Michigan, one in South Carolina and one in Chicago -- already request to carry the show," Haas said. Proceeds from the Sunday show will benefit Haas' new nonprofit organization, Building Bridges with Music. Haas has been conducting workshops for K-12 schools for past 15 years, using his music "as a springboard for discussing diversity, the importance of open-mindedness and acceptance of people from different cultures, races and backgrounds," he said... Haas broadcasts live, syndicates show (Fri, 9/18)







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