Newsmakers and links: May 30, 2012




Changes atop Clear Channel Detroit's cluster

A press release from Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has announced the hiring of Nick Gnau as President and Market Manager for the company's Detroit group of stations, effective immediately. Gnau will lead Detroit's seven station cluster and will report to Hartley Adkins, Executive Vice President of Operations for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.

TIl Levesque, who had previously held those titles, exits after 14 years.

Gnau has been in the radio industry for more than 24 years. His 20-year career with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment began with Clear Channel Dayton, when he graduated from the University of Cincinnati. After 10 years in Dayton, he was promoted to Vice President and Market Manager for the Dayton, Lima and Marion markets. Gnau most recently served as Vice President and Regional Market Manager for the Dayton, Lima, Marion and Chillicothe markets, managing a total of 23 stations in Ohio.

"I'm thrilled for this next chapter in my career and to continue with Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. I'm very excited to work with the tremendous brands and amazingly talented people in the Detroit market," said Gnau. "I'm looking forward to anchoring myself in the community and dedicating all of our brands and efforts to meeting the needs of our listeners and advertisers."

"Nick Gnau will bring his energy and leadership to the Clear Channel Detroit team," said Adkins. "Nick most recently oversaw 23 stations and will take his breadth of experience to now focus on only seven stations. I'm confident we can all look forward to great things ahead in Detroit as a result of his 'roll your sleeves up experience and attitude'."



MHSAA Spring Sports Streaming Starts Saturday

Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Spring sports tournaments are scheduled to conclude over the next three weekends, and the MHSAA Network will provide live video coverage of championships of Girls and Boys Track & Field, Girls and Boys Lacrosse, Baseball, Lower Peninsula Girls Soccer, and Softball online at and

Over the next three weekends, nearly 80 hours of live championship activity will be produced by PlayOn! Sports Midwest for internet viewing; with the championship games in Baseball, Lacrosse, Soccer and Softball also being shown on a delayed basis on Fox Sports Detroit and Fox Sports Detroit PLUS beginning in late June.

Highlights of MHSAA Finals in Lower Peninsula Boys Golf, Upper Peninsula Girls and Boys Golf, Upper Peninsula Boys Tennis, and Track & Field will be shown during the summer on Fox Sports Detroit on the Spring Super Show.

Track coverage from East Kentwood High School in Lower Peninsula Division One, Houseman Field in Grand Rapids in Lower Peninsula Division 2, Comstock Park in Lower Peninsula Division 3, Jenison High School in Lower Peninsula Division 4, and Kingsford High School in the Upper Peninsula will begin at approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday (June 2). Morning coverage in the Lower Peninsula will include the Finals of the 3,200 Relay; as well as the preliminaries and semifinals in the 100 and 200-Meter Dashes and the High Hurdles. Afternoon coverage begins at approximately 12:30 p.m. of all other running finals. For the Upper Peninsula Finals, the 3,200-Meter Relay Finals begin at 10 a.m., and all other running Finals begin at Noon.







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