Newsmakers and links: Mar. 20, 2012




Detroit News:

Don Shane is not used to being in the spotlight. For 38 years -- 23 of them at WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) -- Shane has been the sports reporter asking the tough questions and chasing down the good stories. Now, that's coming to an end. The 59-year-old Baltimore native has retired as the station's sports director. And today, his soon-to-be former co-workers will hold an on-air tribute to him with a series of special goodbyes complete with clips and highlights.

Full story: WXYZ says so long to Don Shane (Tue, 3/20)



Grand Rapids Press:

WOOD-TV and WZZM-TV won the lion's share of awards for its market in the Michigan Association of Broadcasters' Broadcast Excellence Awards for 2011. WGVU-TV, meanwhile, took four statewide awards for public television, more than any other public TV station in Michigan.

Full story: 24 Hour News 8 and WZZM 13 win most of 2011 Michigan Association of Broadcasters awards for its market size (Tue, 3/20)







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