Michigan Almanac: September 2010 Archives

Radio Reunion nearly sold out!

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The big Motor City Radio Reunion is about 80% sold out and if you worked in Detroit Radio or are currently with a local station, you will not want to miss this event, billed as the Last Blast! Dick Purtan will emcee for the final time and organizers say, "We're goin' out with a bang!"

The Reunion will feature special tributes to: Robin Seymour, Sonny Eliot, Specs Howard, the late Ernie Harwell and of course Dick Purtan. Family members will represent local radio/TV icons like: J. P. McCarthy, Lou Gordon and others. Many broadcasters, who were popular in Motown went on to other cities throughout the country. Some of those who will be coming back for the reunion include: Joey Reynolds, Bob Green, Gary Stevens, Jerry Goodwin, Kurt Kelly, Steve Hunter, Todd Wallace, Big Jim Edwards (Davis), Kim Carson, Bill Bailey, Jerry St. James and many more! Numerous CKLW 20/20 newsmen are coming including: Grant Hudson, Keith Radford, Randall Carlisle and Lee Marshall. Top female announcer from E.T. and the Oscar telecasts, Randy Thomas will be here, and LA's top jock, Shotgun Tom Kelly! It's gonna be HUGE!!!

If you were or ARE a part of the local radio scene, log onto the official web site: www.mcrr2010.com and secure a ticket before space is all gone. If you have questions, contact Art Vuolo at artvuolo@aol.com.

 

Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Sept. 24, 2010

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WDET, WUOM to air live call-in programs with candidates for Michigan governor

Michigan gubernatorial candidates Virg Bernero and Rick Snyder will take telephone calls from across the state in two special live call-in shows to air on Michigan Radio,(WUOM FM 91.7 Ann Arbor / WFUM FM 91.1 Flint / WVGR FM 104.1 Grand Rapids), WDET FM 101.9 Detroit and other Michigan Public Radio Network stations the week of September 27.

Each candidate will appear in a separate hour-long call-in show, both of which will be hosted by Rick Pluta, Michigan Public Radio Network managing editor and state capitol bureau chief. The program with Democratic candidate Virg Bernero will be Monday, Sept. 27 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Republican candidate Rick Snyder will appear Friday, Oct. 1, also from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Both programs will have an open format with the candidates fielding questions from listeners on a variety of topics.

Listener phone calls will be accepted during the program by calling toll-free 877-952-7870.

 

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