Newsmakers and links: Tuesday April 22, 2014

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Coverage of the Detroit Pistons' change in flagship radio stations to Detroit Sports 105.1:

Among the many changes ahead for the Pistons before they get back on the court in October is where you'll find them on your radio dial. Both the Pistons and new carrier WMGC 105.1 FM see their marriage as much more than a traditional broadcast partnership.

Full story: A Win-Win Deal (Tue, 4/22)


Also see: Detroit Pistons Announce New Radio Broadcast Partnership with Greater Media Detroit (Tue, 4/22)

Palace Sports and Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Dennis Mannion and Steve Chessare, Market Manager of Greater Media Detroit, have announced that the team has signed a multi-year agreement with the radio broadcasting company for all Pistons games to be aired on the FM dial on Detroit Sports 105.1FM beginning immediately.

Full story: Detroit Pistons announce new radio broadcast partnership with Greater Media Detroit's Sports 105.1 FM in the Motor City (Tue, 4/22)



Crain's Detroit Business:

Live radio broadcasts of Detroit Pistons games will move to WMGC 105.1 FM beginning in 2015, a source familiar with the matter told Crain's this afternoon.

Full story: Detroit Pistons game broadcasts to move to 105.1 FM (Mon, 4/21)



Detroit Free Press:

Sports talk radio WMGC 105.1 FM will add more local content. The Detroit Pistons and the station held a news conference at the station's studio today to announce the Pistons will move from 97.1 FM, starting in 2015.

Full story: Detroit Pistons make move to 105.1 FM official, will keep Mark Champion, Rick Mahorn on radio broadcasts (Tue, 4/22)


The Detroit Pistons announced today that the club has agreed to a multiyear radio agreement with Greater Media Detroit. Detroit Sports 105.1 FM (WMGC) will serve as the flagship station for the Pistons Radio Network.

Full story: Detroit Pistons 'pleased' about jump to 105.1 FM for radio flagship (Tue, 4/22)



Detroit News:

Detroit Sports 105.1 FM will be the new flagship station for the Pistons under a multi-year deal that was announced Tuesday. The Pistons had been on 97.1-FM / 1270-AM.

Full story: Pistons' radio broadcasts move to Detroit Sports 105.1 (Tue, 4/22)





Detroit News:

Former progressive radio host Nancy Skinner on Tuesday joined the crowded race to represent the 11th Congressional District. Skinner, a former syndicated radio host and TV commentator, gave incumbent GOP Rep. Joe Knollenberg a tough re-election fight in 2006.

Full story: Ex-radio host joins race for Bentivolio's House seat as filing deadline for candidates passes (Tue, 4/22)






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