Newsmakers and links: Feb. 21, 2013

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Grand Rapids' Rock WBFX 101.3 to reposition from 'The Fox' to 'The Brew'

On Friday, February 22nd at noon, 'The Fox' will give way to 'The Brew' on Clear Channel's WBFX-FM 101.3 Grand Rapids. The station will keep a Rock format, but make some adjustments to its on-air sound. A new on-air lineup will debut featuring a return to Grand Rapids for new morning host "Puddin" (6 - 10 a.m.) and Matt Walker middays (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.). Aly joins for afternoons (3 - 8 p.m.) with nights hosted by "B-Side", the only holdover from the previous staff.

 


 

Detroit Free Press:

If you're hoping to catch several Detroit Tigers spring training games on television, you may be in luck. Though many of them will be tape-delayed on MLB Network, the Tigers will have a total of 13 Grapefruit League games air on television.

Full story: Got MLB Network? Tigers to have 13 spring games on TV, many tape-delayed (Thu, 2/21)

 


 

Fine Tuning:

  • Southwestern Ontario AM daytimer shuts down: CKOT AM 1510 Tillsonburg ON, Canada's last daytime only AM station, has been silenced as of February 17th. The station had been operating solely as a daytime repeater of CJDL-FM 107.3 for more than five years prior to its final shutdown. Tillsonburg Broadcasting President and General Manager John Lamers commented the costs of maintaining operations far exceeded any possible income, leading to the end of the station.

 

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