CBS Radio/Detroit stations and personalities among finalists for NAB Marconi Radio Awards
Earlier today, the National Association of Broadcasters released its finalists for its 2012 NAB Marconi Radio Awards. Among the finalists are CBS Radio Detroit stations WXYT-FM 97.1 for Large Market Station of the Year and Sports Station of the Year, WYCD-FM 99.5 for Country Station of the Year, and WYCD's Dr. Don Show with Dr. Don Carpenter, Rachael and Grunwald as Large Market Personality of the Year.The annual Marconi Awards honor radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting with this year's winners announced on September 20th at the National Association of Broadcasters' Marconi Awards Dinner & Show in Dallas.
Canadian regulators agree to CBC/Radio-Canada's plan to end analog broadcasting
620 analog transmitters for CBC/Radio-Canada television stations are in their final days of operation as the CRTC has agreed with a plan to end analog broadcasts across Canada. English language CBC and French language Radio-Canada analog transmitters will be turned off on July 31st - affecting areas that border Michigan such as Windsor, Sarnia, and Sault Ste. Marie. Even larger cities such as London, ON will be affected and will no longer have their own over-the-air CBC or Radio-Canada stations.