Newsmakers and links: July 3, 2012




CCM+E/COLUMBUS OM and Top 40 WNCI PD TONY TRAVATTO is transferring to the OM post at CCM+E/DETROIT, replacing TODD THOMAS, after only a short time in COLUMBUS. In his new OM role in DETROIT, TRAVATTO will oversee Top 40 WKQI, Urban WJLB, Urban AC WMXD, Classic Rocker WDTW, Talk WDTW-A and Sports WDFN-A, as well as assuming the day-to-day PD duties at Hot AC WNIC (FRESH 100.3).

Full story: Tony Travatto Becomes OM At CCM+E/Detroit (Tue, 7/3)



Michigan Association of Broadcasters announces 2012 Summer Awards Honorees

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters will be honoring the following broadcasters during its 2012 Summer Celebration and Annual Meeting on Monday, August 20 at the Motor City Casino Hotel:

  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: Edward K. Christian, Chairman/President/CEO Saga Communications

  • 2012 Distinguished Lifetime of Public Service Award: The Honorable John D. Dingell, United States Congressman from Michigan

  • 2012 Michigan Broadcasting Hall of Fame: Michael J. King, Vice President/General Manager WILX-TV, Lansing / Julie M. Koehn, President/General Manager Lenawee Broadcasting Company, Adrian / W. Palmer Pyle, Former President/Founder Northern Star Broadcasting, Traverse City

  • 2012 MAPB Professional Pioneer Award: Rick Schudiske, Assistant General Manager/Director of Television CMU Public Broadcasting, Mt. Pleasant

  • Special Honors: Alan Frank Endowment Scholarship Alan Frank, President/CEO Post-Newsweek Stations







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