WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 Detroit:
WXYZ-TV is pleased to name sports reporter and anchor Tom Leyden as the Sports Director for Channel 7. Leyden follows in the footsteps of Don Shane who retired from the station earlier this year. Leyden was hired at WXYZ in 2004.
Full story: Tom Leyden named Sports Director for WXYZ (Wed, 6/13)
Federal agents are scrutinizing $75,000 in payments to a private company owned by Detroit radio host Mildred Gaddis from firms affiliated with two former guest hosts now facing criminal charges, according to two sources. Highland Park school board member Robert Davis and former Wayne County Assistant Executive Michael Grundy were once regulars on Gaddis' "Inside Detroit" morning show on WCHB-AM 1200.
Full story: Pay to Mildred Gaddis' firm probed (Wed, 6/13)
The FCC has rejected the appeal of GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING of the denial of its renewal applications for noncommercial WJKQ/JACKSON, MI and WAQQ/ONSTED, MI and sale of WJKQ to JACKSON LANSING CATHOLIC RADIO, and has also rejected the renewals of FM translators W206AZ/FREMONT, MI and W206BF and W220CW/ROGERS HEIGHTS, MI.
Full story: FCC Rejects Appeal, Orders Two Michigan Noncomms Shut (Wed, 6/13)
CBS Top 40 WDZH (98.7 AMP RADIO)/DETROIT continues to see changes in its air staff, as night slammer NICK WIZE, know on-air as STYLZ, will exit.
Full story: WDZH Night Host Stylz Exits (Wed, 6/13)
BELL MEDIA GROUP Talk CKLW-A/WINDSOR, ON has added SYNDICATED SOLUTIONS, INC.'s "BLUE LIFESTYLE WITH ANTHONY DIAS BLUE."
Full story: CKLW Adds 'Blue Lifestyle' (Wed, 6/13)