Newsmakers and links: Mon Jan. 12, 2015

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Fine Tuning:

  • Dan Dickerson was named as the 2014 Michigan Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. It's the third time Dickerson has won the award, having previously been recognized in 2005 and 2006.

  • Julie Banovic has exited from Scripps Media's ABC affiliate WXYZ-TV Ch. 7 Detroit whre she was a General Assignment Reporter. Banovic revealed on social media she plans on exiting the TV news business to work in digital publishing.

  • Silent: WDTW AM 1310 Detroit; the station, recently acquired by BAR Broadcasting, plans on rebuilding its permanent transmitting equipment and plans to return to the air with a Spanish language format. The station, once owned by Clear Channel (now iHeart Media), was taken off the air, it's broadcast towers dismantled, and sold. It has been on and off the air periodically the past few years.

  • Also silent: WFDF AM 910 Detroit; this station is being sold by Radio Disney to the owner of WADL-TV Ch. 38 and plans on returning with religious programming.

After 15 years as Production/Creative Servics Dir. at GREATER MEDIA Active Rock WRIF/DETROIT, MICHAEL GAGLIANO (MIKE G) exited on FRIDAY (1/9).

Full story: Mike G And WRIF Part Ways (Mon, 1/12)






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