- E.W. Scripps' Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 has hired Dave Manney away from WNBC New York to take over as WXYZ's News Director starting in January. Read the station's release on Manney.
- MI News 26 (WMNN-LP Lake City / Cadillac) will broadcast live from Traverse City's annual New Year's CherryT Ball Drop celebration for the second time this year. The live telecast will begin at 10 p.m. on December 31st. Up North TV, seen on Charter digital cable channel 73 and HD channel 789 and on UP North TV cable channel 97, will also carry the broadcast.
Jeremy Lawrence is the new brand manager and afternoon show co-host for WKZO-AM (590) and brand manager for WQLR-AM (1660), the stations owner Midwest Communications announced earlier this week.
Full story: Kalamazoo radio stations announce new brand managers, hosts (Fri, 12/13)