Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Dec. 15, 2010




Capping off its eleventh year, the CBS RADIO Country WYCD/DETROIT "Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon," held DECEMBER 9-10, raised $338,700 -- nearly $50,000 more than in 2009 -- for ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL in MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE. "Once again our WYCD listeners came to the call and pledged an amazing amount of money for ST. JUDE'S CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL," said VP/Market Mgr. DEBBIE KENYON. "We are thrilled with the outpouring of support for this worthwhile cause.".. WYCD Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon Raises Over $330,000 (Wed, 12/15)

CBS RADIO Classic Hits WOMC/DETROIT will host SANTA's Toy Castle, a toy drive benefitting THE SALVATION ARMY, on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17th and SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18th, in SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN. Kicking off with THE BOBBY MITCHELL SHOW with CHUCK GAIDICA at 6a on FRIDAY, 104.3 WOMC will broadcast live from the parking lot of the KMART SUPERSTORE. Personalities will be encouraging listeners to drop off new, unwrapped toys for children in need this holiday season. "The reason we decided to launch this toy drive is simple. When THE SALVATION ARMY told us that there was a shortage of gifts and lots of children were not going to get CHRISTMAS presents this year, we knew we must try to help," WOMC PD TIM ROBERTS said. "Every kid deserves CHRISTMAS.".. WOMC Hosts Toy Drive For The Salvation Army (Wed, 12/15)

CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WKQI (CHANNEL 955)/DETROIT's "MOJO IN THE MORNING" will be flying needy local children to the NORTH POLE FRIDAY (12/15) -- or, at least, they'll THINK it's the NORTH POLE. The show will fill a real jet plane with 50 kids and parents, it'll really take off, and it'll land a few minutes later at "SANTA's workshop," where they'll meet SANTA and Mrs. CLAUS and their (real) reindeer, have lunch, and get bags of toys, plus $2,000 for each family from MOJO and the SERGEI FEDEROV FOUNDATION... WKQI's Mojo Sending Kids To 'North Pole' (Tue, 12/14)

CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40/Rhythmic WDTW (106.7 THE BEAT OF DETROIT)/DETROIT weekend host DANIELLE CAR has released a CHRISTMAS song, "Save Your Cookies For Me," getting airplay on the seasonal all-CHRISTMAS format on sister AC WNIC. CAR's CHRISTMAS tune is not the only music she's releasing this season, as "Walk of Shame," the lead single from her new Country EP, has gotten added to PROMO ONLY's JANUARY Country Radio CD... WDTW's Danielle Car Gets Airplay For Christmas Tune (Tue, 12/14)

Congratulations to CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 WKQI (CHANNEL 955)/DETROIT "MOJO IN THE MORNING" Executive Producer RACHEL GIORDANO and her husband MARK (known as "CAPRICORN" on the air) on the birth of their son NICOLAS ("NICO")... It's A Boy for 'Mojo' Producer Rachel Giordano (Tue, 12/14)







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