Newsmakers and links: Tuesday Nov. 18, 2014

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JEREMY HENRY is teaming up with AMANDA HILDABRAND for mornings on CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY Contemporary Christian WCSG (91.3)/GRAND RAPIDS. JEREMY comes to WCSG from his MD slot at cross-town patriot LANSER BROADCASTING Contemporary Christian WJQK (99.3)/ZEELAND-GRAND RAPIDS.

Full story: Jeremy Henry Joins The Morning Team At WCSG (Tue, 11/18)



Fine Tuning:

  • Sold: Children's/Pop WFDF AM 910 Farmington Hills/Detroit from Radio Disney to The Word Network for $3,000,000, pending approval and closing. The Word Network is owned by Kevin Adell, who also owns independent WADL-TV Ch. 38 in Detroit as well as The Word Network television service that is delivered digitally and via satellite.

  • Patti Taylor is the new permanent General Sales Manager for Greater Media/Detroit's rock combo of classic WCSX-FM 94.7 and active WRIF-FM 101.1- she'd already been acting in that position for over a year. Jonathan Ghazal takes over as Sales Manager for clustermate sports WMGC-FM (Detroit Sports 105.1).



Grand Rapids Press:

Ray Bentley, who has been a local morning sports talk radio host since 2010, said he has been fired by WBBL-FM (107.3). Bentley, co-host with Ryan Schuiling of the "Sports Brothers" show and also a longtime ESPN football analyst, said he was informed via email late last week that he would no longer work at the station.

Full story: Ray Bentley fired from sports talk show on WBBL-FM, plans to leave Grand Rapids (Tue, 11/18)






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