Newsmakers and links: June 17, 2011




As first tipped By ALL ACCESS (NET NEWS 6/8) RADIO-ONE SVP/Programming JAY STEVENS has completed his search and filled the programming vacancies in DETROIT. He has tapped MacDONALD BROADCASTING Urban WQHH/LANSING, MI PD JAY HICKS to program Urban WHTD (HOT102.7) and ARMANDO RIVERA, former APD/MD at CLEAR CHANNEL Urban AC WVAZ (V-103)/CHICAGO, to lead the programming of Urban AC WDMK (105.9 KISS) and Black N/T WCHB-A.

Full story: Radio One Fills PD Positions In Detroit (Fri, 6/17)



Detroit Free Press:

Mayor Dave Bing plans to tap former TV news anchor Emery King for communications work following a former aide's whistle-blower lawsuit that claims Bing's current communications chief has turned the mayor's office into a den of chaos, according to city sources. King declined to comment.

Full story: Ex-TV news anchor Emery King tapped to help Bing with PR (Fri, 6/17)







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