Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Feb. 11, 2010




Detroit Free Press:

It has been some 19 years since Paul Carey left the Tigers' radio booth. For almost a generation, Carey was the voice of the middle three innings during Tigers broadcasts. He also was Ernie Harwell's engineer and an owner of a pretty memorable voice in his own right. Carey worked at WJR for 35 years. At 81, he still loves the game, the team he covered and the state that produced him. Free Press sports writer Shawn Windsor recently caught up with Carey at his home in Rochester. Q: What have you been doing the last 19 years?... Radio voice Paul Carey: Life after the Tigers (Thu, 2/11)


WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) anchor Stephen Clark, Pete Misiak of WJR-AM (760), WJBK-TV (Channel 2) sports anchor Dan Miller and other local personalties are stepping away from their day gigs to share the stage in the Spotlight Players' presentation of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" ... WEMU-FM (89.1) is hosting a benefit Saturday at Ann Arbor's Northside Grill, where the station's personalities will wait on tables. All tips go to WEMU, a public station... Names and Faces (Thu, 2/11)



Detroit News:

Hockeytown loves the Winter Olympics. While NBC overspent for the rights to show competitive cold-weather sports and stands to lose a whopping $250 million as a result, Red Wings fans and the network's local affiliate, WDIV, will reap the rewards when the 2010 Vancouver Games begin Friday. And it doesn't matter Red Wings captain Nick Lidstrom will be playing for Sweden. The point is: He'll be playing ... For Olympic junkies who enjoyed seeing events live on the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) in years past -- you're out of luck this year. The International Olympic Committee awarded the Canadian broadcasting rights to the 2010 Vancouver Games and 2012 Summer Olympics in London to CTV Inc. That means there is no longer continuous, live Olympic coverage on CBC for audiences in Michigan. CTV is not available in Michigan... WDIV stands to be a winner with NBC (Thu, 2/11)







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