Grand Rapids Press:
FOX 17 anchor Tim Doty is leaving West Michigan for central Indiana. Doty, a 13-year veteran of WXMI-TV in Grand Rapids, is joining WTTV-TV in Indianapolis in January.
Full story: FOX 17 veteran Tim Doty departs West Michigan to anchor in bigger market (Mon, 12/1)
Lansing State Journal: (subscription)
A local newscast is about to lose a familiar face. Jason Colthorp, evening anchor at WILX News 10, has been named anchor and reporter at WDIV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit, according to an announcement by Michael King, vice president and general manager of WILX Media.
Full story: WILX anchor Jason Colthorp leaving for Detroit (Mon, 12/1)
Detroit's Country cares about kids. For the 14th year, WYCD-FM (99.5) will present its annual Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Dec. 4-5, at Art Van Furniture in Warren.
Full story: WYCD-FM (99.5) Country Cares for St. Jude Kids Radiothon needs volunteers (Mon, 12/1)
Michigan's all-Christmas radio stations:
- Detroit: WNIC-FM 100.3, WOMC-FM 104.3, WCSX-FM 94.7 (HD-2 only)
- Grand Rapids: WTRV-FM 100.5 and WSRW-FM 105.7
- Lansing/Jackson: WFMK-FM 99.1 and WSAE-FM 106.9
- Tri-Cities/Bay region: WHNN-FM 96.1 and WSAG-FM 104.1/WSAM AM 1400; WGDN-FM 103.1 will go all-Christmas on Dec. 5
- Battle Creek: WBXX-FM 104.9
- Pt. Huron: WHLS AM 1450 / WHLX AM 1590
- Northern Lower Peninsula: WQEZ-FM 95.5/WOEZ-FM 106.3 and WLXT-FM 96.3
- Upper Peninsula: WNBY-FM 93.9 (Newberry) and W291CJ FM 106.1 (Marquette)
- Nearby: WRVF-FM 101.5 Toledo, OH ; WNSN-FM 101.5 South Bend, IN