It's possible that the 2014 KCQ Country Music Fest on Saturday, June 21, was the largest in the event's 23-year history. "I've never seen it this crowded," said Barb Sheltraw, WKCQ-FM, 98.1, morning show co-host.
Full story: Montgomery Gentry close out perhaps the largest KCQ Country Music Fest ever' (Sat, 6/21)
Lansing State Journal:
Curious Crew is a new TV series all about science being produced locally by WKAR. The local PBS affiliate is holding an open casting call for children ages 8 to 13 to join the cast of the show, which is scheduled for production later this summer.
Full story: WKAR Holding Casting Call for New Kids Science TV Show, 'Curious Crew' (Sat, 6/21)
WXMI-TV Fox 17 Grand Rapids:
After his arrest on Friday, John Balyo has been let go from WCSG radio in a statement from station management. Chris Lemke the general manager of WCSG radio will address the issue on the air at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning during the WCSG morning show.
Full story: Radio Personality "No Longer Affiliated With WCSG" Following Arrest (Sat, 6/21)
The reunion of legendary 1960s radio station WKNR Keener 13 went well at the Red Eye Grill in New York City last weekend. "It was truly a special event," says Bob Green, WKNR personality (and eventually, program director).
Full story: WKNR Keener 13 reunion a big hit (Sat, 6/21)
Detroit Tigers / MLB.com:
The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association has presented former Tigers broadcaster Ray Lane with the Ernie Harwell Lifetime Contribution Award for more than a half century of work on the air in Michigan.
Full story: Broadcaster Lane honored for achievements (Sat, 6/21)