Newsmakers and links: Aug. 16, 2013




Oakland Press:

A cameraman gave Cheryl Chodun the nickname "Cho-Cho Chodun" because she never stops. "I'll take that as a compliment," said Chodun, laughing. However, Chodun is learning how to stop, having retired from Channel 7 on July 26 after more than 35 years in journalism - 25 years at Channel 7.

Full story: Cheryl Chodun discusses her first weeks of retirement from WXYZ (Fri, 8/16)



Detroit News:

I've always tried to use this column as a way to promote an exchange of ideas, to stimulate thought and conversation on issues that interest you and me. Today, I hope you'll forgive me from taking leave of those ideals to engage in a bit of self absorption. A week ago, I announced I was stepping away from my role as the play-by-play announcer for University of Michigan football games.

Full story: Why I stepped away from Michigan football (Fri, 8/16)



Eastern Michigan University:

The radio broadcast team for the 122nd season of Eastern Michigan University football will be comprised of longtime play-by-play voice Matt Shepard with former Detroit Lion standout Rob Rubick returning as the color analyst after a two-year hiatus. WEMU will continue to serve as the FM flagship and originating station for EMU football and basketball broadcasts.

Full story: EMU Announces 2013 Football Broadcast Crew (Thu, 8/15)



Fine Tuning:

  • Sports WDFN AM 1130 Detroit will air BTNLive, a daily program covering the latest in Big Ten football, weekdays from 6 - 7 p.m. beginning August 26th. The show will be a simulcast of the TV show airing on the Big Ten Network.







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