Trying to make a name for itself in news, Detroit independent station WADL is making a lot of news of its own. A month after launching a 9 p.m. newscast, WADL fired recently hired news director Matt Stevens on his first day, today.
Full story: WADL Fires News Director on His First Day (Mon, 2/27)
The Oakland Press:
Barry Sanders has filed for a divorce from his wife of more than 10 years, Lauren Campbell Sanders. Court records show that the former Detroit Lions running back filed the complaint Friday in Oakland County Circuit Court ... Lauren Sanders is an anchor on WDIV-Channel 4.
Full story: Lions great Barry Sanders files for divorce after more than decade of marriage (Mon, 2/27)
Crain's Detroit Business:
The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit's annual Bed and Bread Club Radiothon raised over $1.7 million Friday with a little help from an old friend.
Full story: Salvation Army raises $1.7 million in Dick Purtan's return to Bed and Bread Club Radiothon (Mon, 2/27)