Nielsen Audio (formerly Arbitron) - which measures audience ratings in radio - recently released numbers for the fall 2013 survey period in the Ann Arbor market, and once again, Michigan Radio (WUOM-FM) established itself as the area's most-listened-to radio station. The results come after a two year hiatus, during which time Ann Arbor was not included in the ratings.
Full story: Michigan Radio tops in Ann Arbor radio market and national ratings for public radio stations (Sat, 3/1)
Two of Schurz Communications stations in South Bend, IN are sporting new names and slightly revamped formats. Country "Real Country 99.9" WHFB-FM Benton Harbor, MI has tweaked to a current based presentation as "New Country 99.9" focusing on 18-34. The station retains the syndicated Bob & Tom Show in mornings.
Full story: Schurz rebrands two in South Bend (Fri, 2/28)
Grand Rapids Press:
WOTV-4 personality Maranda is set to host another series of park parties that offer families a fun and free entertainment option during the summertime months.
Full story: WOTV-4's Maranda to host 20th anniversary year of park parties (Fri, 2/28)