Metro Detroit: Newsmakers May 20, 2010




Detroit News:

Today CBS Detroit announced its long-anticipated replacement for radio legend Dick Purtan on the WOMC-FM (104.3) morning show: Bobby Mitchell, who currently hosts "The Saturday '80s Show" out of Dallas for the ABC Radio Network. Bob Schuman will handle news, and Rachel Nevada will do traffic and entertainment, as well as produce the show, which starts Monday. The station has also hired Chuck Gaidica, longtime WDIV-TV meteorologist, and will call the show "The Bobby Mitchell Show with Chuck Gaidica," to air 5-9 a.m. Monday through Friday, beginning May 24. "Bobby Mitchell is a seasoned pro who loves Detroit, and teaming him with Chuck Gaidica, Detroit TV's No. 1 personality, is a win-win venture for WOMC," Debbie Kenyon, market manager for CBS Radio Detroit, said in a statement. Tim Roberts, WOMC operations manager/program director, added that Detroiters can expect a "fun, friendly and topical local show" every morning... Bobby Mitchell to replace Dick Purtan on WOMC (Thu, 5/20)



Detroit Free Press:

The answer to who will be replacing Dick Purtan permanently has been answered: CBS Radio Detroit announced today that Bobby Mitchell will start Monday on WOMC-FM (104.3). The former Detroit WHYT-FM personality Mitchell, who will be leaving his KPLX-FM Dallas-based "The Saturday '80s Show," will join Chuck Gaidica in the Motor City for their "The Bobby Mitchell Show with Chuck Gaidica." It will air live weekdays from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and feature news by Bob Schuman, and Rachel Nevada will provide traffic and entertainment reports and produce the show. "I'm elated to be joining the CBS RADIO Team at the legendary WOMC, and I'm excited about the great ensemble of talent we've assembled for the show," Mitchell said in a statement released by WOMC today... Bobby Mitchell to replace Purtan on WOMC-FM (Thu, 5/20)







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