LANSER BROADCASTING Contemporary Christian WJQK (JQ99)/GRAND RAPIDS names former AC WTRV (100.5 THE RIVER) midday talent KIM CARSON to host "FAITH HOPE AND LOVE SONGS" SUNDAYS from noon-3p, and online at WWW.JQ99.COM.
Full story: Kim Carson To Host WJQK's 'Faith Hope And Love Songs' (Thu, 2/28)
Lansing State Journal ($$):
Lansing radio-listeners will have another local talk show Monday. This one, however, avoids the morning pile-up. "The Drive With Jack Ebling" will be a sports show from 3-6 p.m. weekdays.
Full story: Jack Ebling launches sports radio show (Thu, 2/28)
Nima Shaffe will be leaving his hometown of Kansas City to join Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ. Shaffe, who is currently a reporter for CBS affiliate KCTV, said in his station bio page he's always thrilled his family gets to see him on air.
Full story: Nima Shaffe to Join WXYZ in Detroit (Thu, 2/28)
Detroit Free Press:
Bettelou Peterson, who worked at the Free Press for about 50 years -- including four decades as a TV beat writer, a position she helped create during the early years of television -- died Friday. She was 87.
The Academy of Country Music announced Wednesday that metro Detroit's WYCD-FM (99.5) has been named its major-market radio station of the year.
Full story: Academy of Country Music names WYCD-FM its major-market station of the year (Wed, 2/27)