Lansing State Journal:
Well-known broadcaster Dave Akerly will take over the weekday morning talk radio spot on WILS-AM. Akerly will host the "WILS Morning Wake Up with Dave Akerly" beginning Monday. The show is in the 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. slot at WILS, which is at 1320 on the AM dial.
Full story: Dave Akerly starts morning radio show (Thu, 2/19)
MACDONALD BROADCASTING Urban WQHH (POWER 96.5)/LANSING, MI had a break-in YESTERDAY morning reports the LANSING STATE JOURNAL. A LANSING man, DEANTEA DEVON WRIGHT, 25, faces a pair of misdemeanor charges from the incident that happened shortly before 5a.
Full story: WQHH Burglar Caught In The Act By Police (Fri, 2/20)
Effective MONDAY, APRIL 20th, NATE BELL will transition from RADIO ONE/RALEIGH to the OM role overseeing RADIO ONE/DETROIT.
Full story: Radio One/Detroit Names Nate Bell OM (Fri, 2/20)
Broadcasting & Cable:
The over-the-air signal for WMNT, the MyNetworkTV affiliate in Toledo, is out of commission for the next few days. While viewers in DMA No. 76 can watch WMNT on cable or telco TV, it is "temporarily down" over the air, reports Melissa Knight, general manager. "We're having some technical difficulties. We're in the process of fixing that."
Full story: WMNT Toledo Temporarily Off the Air (Fri, 2/20)
With the departure of morning show host Wayne Powers, WKZO-AM (590) finds itself without a permanent host in that slot for the second time in less than 18 months.