Northern Michigan / UP: November 2014 Archives

 

Detroit Free Press:

For George Blaha, this time of year is like preparing for exams in his two favorite subjects. And that helps to make it enjoyable for him despite the preparation and hectic schedule involved in delivering all the details of the Michigan State football and Pistons' NBA seasons with his legendary voice.

Full story: Busy schedule for Pistons, MSU broadcaster George Blaha (Tue, 11/25)

 


 

Tribune Media:

oday FOX 17 announced that they have built a new translator in Battle Creek. This new translator will amplify their over-the-air signal in the Battle Creek area, making it easier to access their station, and making their signal more reliable. FOX 17 advises viewers to rescan their televisions or convertor box in order to access this new signal.

Full story: FOX 17 Builds New Translator In Battle Creek (Mon, 11/24)

 


 

WXMI-TV Ch. 17 Grand Rapids:

FOX 17 announced that, starting on Monday, December 1, 2014, they'll begin airing a new show called FOX 17 Morning Mix. This new local lifestyle show will air Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 10:00AM, immediately following FOX 17 Morning News.

Full story: FOX 17 announces new local lifestyle show (Mon, 11/24)

 


 

Crain's Detroit Business:

As he prepares to exit the terrestrial television industry, local broadcaster Kevin Adell is expanding the reach of his satellite religious network by adding another local radio station.

Full story: Adell to buy local Radio Disney station, expand reach of Word network (Mon, 11/24)

 


 

WWTV-TV/WWUP-TV Ch. 9/10 Traverse City:

John McGowan is a local icon. He's spent more than 40 years bringing us important news stories, taking us to some of Northern Michigan's favorite restaurants and of course, helping run the big show -- Sports Overtime. But he, like all of us, is human. And he learned that in one of the most difficult ways possible, when he arrived at work on September 26.

Full story: Surviving a Stroke: John McGowan's Recovery Battle (Mon, 11/24)

 


 

AllAccess.com:

On FRIDAY (11/21), CUMULUS Hot AC WDVD (96.3 DVD)/DETROIT BLAINE AND ALLYSON morning show broadcast for 13 hours straight in their eighth CARE FOR KIDS RADIOTHON, raising over $130.000 to benefit THE CHILDREN's MIRACLE NETWORK and the BEAUMONT CHILDREN's HOSPITAL.

Full story: WDVD's Blaine And Allyson Raise $130,000 For Children's Charities (Mon, 11/24)

 

 

 

WOOD-TV Ch. 8 Grand Rapids:

A former member of the WOOD TV8 team has died. Richard Tetzlaff, better known Dick McKay, died peacefully in his home on Thursday, according to his obituary. He was 77.

Full story: Former WOOD sportscaster dies at age 77 (Sun, 11/2)

 


 

AllAccess.com:

At NOON TODAY, GREATER MEDIA Oldies WCSX/DETROIT's HD-2 channel converted to an all-CHRISTMAS format by airing PERRY COMO's "It's Beginning to Look A Lot like CHRISTMAS." On top of continuous and uninterrupted CHRISTMAS music, you'll hear Christmas history with "kids who stay the darndest things," favorite CHRISTMAS moments from our listeners and more.

Full story: WCSX HD-2 Oldies Turns On the Christmas Lights (Fri, 10/31)

 

CHARLIE FERGUSON will join SAGA as VP/GM in SPRINGFIELD, IL late this year or early JANUARY. FERGUSON joins after 10 years as GM for NORTHERN BROADCAST/TRAVERSE CITY, MI./p>

Full story: Saga/Springfield Names Charlie Ferguson GM (Thu, 10/30)

 

iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 WKQI (CHANNEL 955)/DETROIT "The MOJO in the Morning Show" spoke with the sister of missing MONROE woman CHELSEA BRUCK, who noted that police are in the midst of trying to pinpoint her sister's mood, actions, interactions and whereabouts from that evening. Authorities are looking into details regarding a man who was last seen with CHELSEA.

Full story: WKQI's Mojo Offers Reward Money To Find Missing Woman (Fri, 10/31)

 


 

Fine Tuning:

  • West Michigan gets all-Christmas radio station: Townsquare Media Adult Contemporary WTRV-FM 100.5 becomes the first traditional (non-digital) radio station in the state to take on an All-Christmas format this fall, flipping at some point over the weekend.

 

 

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