WOOD TV 8 in Grand Rapids has postponed separate debates for Michigan's gubernatorial and U.S. Senate elections because Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land have not accepted their invitations.
Full story: WOOD-TV postpones governor, senate debates as Rick Snyder, Terri Lynn Land fail to agree (Mon, 9/2)
A few days after WXYZ announced it was launching a street-side studio in downtown Detroit, the station said it was having its new landlord on to discuss his vision for the city's core.
Full story: Dan Gilbert to discuss downtown Detroit vision with new tenant WXYZ (Mon, 9/2)
Sadie Hughes has announced she's leaving Sinclair owned KGAN in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to work for Sinclair's NBC affiliate in Flint, Mich., WEYI.
Full story: Sadie Hughes Says She's Heading to Michigan (Mon, 9/2)
Grand Rapids Press:
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts' exhibitions curator is becoming WYCE-FM's station manager. AJ Paschka, who joins the community radio station in October, moves from the visual world of art to the non-visual world of radio.
Full story: WYCE-FM taps artist and curator as next manager for community radio station (Mon, 9/2)
Full disclosure: Jim Brandstatter is a friend. We've known each other and worked together since the late 1980s when I was covering Michigan football. We worked together again the last four years on Lions coverage.
Full story: Jim Brandstatter exceeds expectations in Michigan play-by-play debut (Sat, 8/30)