Newsmakers and links: Aug. 21, 2013




Detroit News:

Two WDET-FM (101.9) staffers have been named interim general managers of the station as J. Mikel Ellcessor steps down from the role for a job with an independent production company. Craig Fahle and Michelle Srbinovich will serve as interim co-general managers effective Saturday.

Full story: Ellcessor steps down as WDET GM; 2 staffers to lead station in interim (Wed, 8/21)



Detroit Free Press:

Talk show host Craig Fahle and Michelle Srbinovich have been named interim co-general managers of WDET-FM (101.9), departing general manager J. Mikel Ellcessor told the Free Press on Wednesday.

Full story: WDET names Fahle, Srbinovich as interim co-managers (Wed, 8/21)



Fox Sports Detroit to air 151 Red Wings and Pistons games in 2013-14 season

Schedule includes 80 Detroit Pistons and 71 Detroit Red Wings games

Both the Wings and Pistons are scheduled to play 82 regular season games. 80 of the Pistons games will be on Fox Sports Detroit or FSD+ with 2 airing on ESPN nationally. 71 Red Wings games will be carried by Fox Sports Detroit or FSD+ with the other 11 being carried nationally either by NBC or the NBC Sports Network. Several Wings' games will also air on CBC as part of that Canadian Network's Hockey Night in Canada.



Fine Tuning:

  • There has been more speculation recently on the future of syndicated radio hosts Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity on Cumulus Media owned radio stations across the country with the latest reports claiming that Limbaugh will be staying on Cumulus' stations and Hannity will be going. What's clear is that the future of where these shows might or might not be at the beginning of 2014 is still very much up in the air.







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