Newsmakers and links: Oct. 11, 2013




GREATER MEDIA Classic Rock WCSX/DETROIT has named DAVE DAHMER as the new evening host replacing STEVE KOSTAN (NET NEWS 9/25) who exited the station last month.

Full story: Dave Dahmer New Evening Host At WCSX (Fri, 10/11)

During last night's 11:00 p.m. news on Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV, investigative reporter Kevin Dietz aired an open letter to Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Detroit mayor who was sentenced today to 28 years in prison for corruption. On the surface, the letter plays out as the long saga of a corrupt politician who finally fell after his years of denials were countered by dogged investigation.

Full story: Detroit Reporter Shows Sometimes It Takes 12 Years to Get 'Story of the Decade' (Thu, 10/10)



Fine Tuning:

  • There are reports that WDTW AM 1310 Dearborn/Detroit, which had been silent since New Year's Day, was back on the air on Wednesday simulcasting Classic Rock WDTW-FM 106.7 for several hours. The station has since gone silent again, but the operations on Wednesday essentially 'reset the clock' for the station's license as it will now be able to remain silent for up to one year.

    WDTW AM's broadcast towers were removed in the early part of this year from along I-94 east of Metro Airport and it remains unknown from where the station performed its temporary operation on Wednesday.

ALL ACCESS sends out our deepest condolences to RADIO's BEST FRIEND, the beloved ART VUOLO, JR. and his family on the loss of his mom, AMY at the age of 90. She was living in BELLINGHAM, WA at the time of her passing, YESTERDAY, (10/10). AMY is survived by her husband, ART VUOLO, SR, ART's siblings WAYNE, JOHN and TRISH. No word on services, yet. Reach ART at, with your comforting thoughts.

Full story: Condolences To Art Vuolo On Passing Of His Mom, Amy (Fri, 10/11)







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