MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS splits its News/Talk WKZO-A/F simulcast and signs on "Z96.5FM, KALAMAZOO'S ALTERNATIVE" with 10,000 songs in a row and will add air staff in the coming month. The station is online at Z965FM.com. Upon reviewing key research that showed a demand for Alternative music in KALAMAZOO, the decision was made to launch Z96.5 FM. The Z96.5 format will be similar to MIDWEST's Alternative in LANSING, WVIC (94.1 THE EDGE).
Full story: Midwest Communications Launches Z96.5 Kalamazoo's Alternative (Mon, 5/13)
Grand Rapids Press:
Pop singers Jason Derulo and Ed Sheeran will co-headline the 2013 lineup of WSNX-FM's Party in the Park.
Full story: Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran to headline WSNX's Party in the Park 2013 (Mon, 5/13)
Veteran WDIV investigative reporter Kevin Dietz was released from jail Saturday after serving more than three weeks for DUI, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Full story: WDIV Reporter Released From Jail After Serving 3 Weeks For DUI (Mon, 5/13)