Newsmakers and links: June 15, 2012




Benton Harbor / South Bend getting new outlet for Bob & Tom Show

WSBT-TV South Bend posted on Facebook today that Bob and Tom will take over mornings at Country WHFB-FM 99.9 Benton Harbor soon. Current morning host Shelli Harmon will be moving to the afternoons on 'Real Country 99 Nine'. No date for the switch was announced.



Upper Peninsula radio updates

In addition to the format change earlier this week at WOBE FM 100.7 Iron Mountain, a couple other items of note:

  • WMXD FM 106.3 Stephenson / Escanaba has been silent for a number of weeks. No word on when or if the station will return to the air.
  • WKQS-FM 101.9 Negaunee-Marquette (Sunny 101.9) is now featuring all 80's Weekends as "Weekends in the 80's", becoming the only station in the Upper Peninsula to offer this feature. Every hour of music from Midnight Friday through 7pm Sundays is all 80's. The station continues its regular Brite Adult Contemporary format during the week.
  • WFXD-FM 103.3 Marquette has dropped the 'FOX 103 WFXD' moniker in favor of '103.3 The Country Extreme - Your Station for America's Music'. The station is a currents-based Country station that is programmed locally.



CKWW Windsor/Detroit adds Casey Kasem's American Top 40 - The 70's

The most iconic voice in radio history, Detroit's own Casey Kasem, is home again as Oldies CKWW AM 580 has added American Top 40 - The 70's to its lineup.

Casey has unlocked the AT40 vault and is replaying original shows from the 1970's. Relive the classic hits, the great stories and the interesting musical trivia each week as the archives are opened an original American Top 40 with Casey Kasem airs on AM 580.

The three-hour program airs Sunday evenings at 7 PM with an encore broadcast Tuesday evenings at 7 PM.







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