West Michigan: Newsmakers Sept. 12, 2010




Grand Rapids Press:

Applause greeted Matt Hanlon as the 47-year-old regional president of Citadel Broadcasting took the stage at Rosa Parks Circle recently in the middle of the 94.5 Thunder Country Jam. Several thousand people had shown up at the radio station's first all-day country music celebration, and everything seemed to be running smoothly. "We're pretty good at this," Hanlon told the crowd, citing many summers of WLAV's weekly Blues on the Mall and the annual New Year's Eve Ball Drop, which received another round of applause... Profile: Citadel Broadcasting's Matt Hanlon never regrets leaving AOL in New York for Grand Rapids radio scene (Sun, 9/12)

Radio in Black and White, which airs on WARP-AM (1680) and is simulcast on 95.3 FM from 10 a.m.-noon on Mondays, has been on the air for four years. To celebrate, the public is invited to join hosts Rick Wilson and Sot Welch as they broadcast their 200th show live at Celebration Cinema South from 10 a.m.-noon on Monday. The program will welcome to the anniversary show special guest, Michael Fosberg, who has written an autobiographical play called "Incognito." His powerful story of racial identity is being shared as he tours the country with his one-man play. Radio in Black and White discusses issues of race and racism by providing positive conversation about diversity and relationships. Guests and live callers discuss new models emerging in business and community life to develop new language and perspective... Radio in Black and White, about race and racism, celebrates fourth year (Thu, 9/9)







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