Newsmakers and links: Mon March 16, 2015

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Lansing State Journal: (subscription)

A couple of changes will affect the Lansing radio market beginning Monday. WVIC (94.1-FM) will switch from an alternative music format to a classic country format featuring artists popular between 1985 and 2000, said Patrick Pendergast, vice president and general manager for Midwest Communications Inc. in Lansing.The change happens at 6 a.m. Monday, he said.

Full story: Two changes coming to Lansing radio market (Fri, 3/13)

Update: WVIC indeed did change its format from Alternative Rock to 80s-90s based Classic Country this morning at 6 a.m.



Sounding Out!:

In the coming months the 120 professors, archivists and other researchers of the Radio Preservation Task Force (RPTF) will begin the second round of our efforts to reach out to libraries, historical societies, radio stations and collectors across the country for information about rare historic radio recordings that they may have tucked away among their holdings.

Full story: Lazarus.FM: Can the Endangered Sounds of Detroit Be Saved? (Thu, 3/12)



Fine Tuning:

  • Greater Media/Detroit Rock WRIF-FM 101.1 names Jade Springart as the station's Music Director; Andy Green adds a fulltime role as a cast member to WRIF's 'Dave and Chuck the Freak' morning show to his other responsibilities as Assistant Program Director.





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