Category: Broadcasting Industry News

Cumulus/Flint Raises Over $9000 for Local Kids

On September 30, Cumulus Media’s Flint radio stations (WDZZ-FM/WWCK-FM/WBFE-FM) held a 13-hour radiothon to raise money for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint. Over $9,000 was raised from listeners for local kids! The money is used to supply sports equipment, art and academic supplies, game room additions and repairs to the garden Hoop… read more

Radio Hall of Fame Recognizes WRIF Program Director Jade Springart With “One to Watch” Award

This past Wednesday (10/20), The Museum of Broadcast Communications announced that the Radio Hall of Fame has named Detroit Rock radio program director Jade Springart as the recipient of its One to Watch award. Each year, the Radio Hall of Fame Nominating Committee selects a promising radio personality or team who has demonstrated ratings success,… read more

Alpha Media Appoints Zoe Burdine-Fly As Regional President

Alpha Media has announced the appointment of Zoe Burdine-Fly as Regional President, effective November 1, 2021. Ms. Burdine-Fly joins Alpha Media’s leadership team from Townsquare Media. In her role with Alpha Media, she will oversee the operations, talent management and the strategic growth of 13 Alpha Media markets, including Amarillo, Bakersfield, Lincoln and Topeka. Ms…. read more

Jennifer Perez Named Chief Meteorologist at WLUC-TV

Morning Meteorologist Jennifer Perez has been promoted to the position of Chief Meteorologist at WLUC-TV6 & FOX UP.  She will be the first woman to hold the position at the station. “We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Jennifer Perez to Chief Meteorologist,” said WLUC Vice President and General Manager Rick Rhoades. “Jennifer has played… read more

Max Goldwasser Joins WXMI-TV as Reporter/Anchor

WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) has announced that Max Goldwasser has joined the station as Reporter/Anchor. Goldwasser, a four-time award-winning journalist who comes to West Michigan from KTVZ-TV in Bend, Oregon where he spent three years “doing just about everything” in front of and behind the camera. He organized and hosted two weeks of Olympics content, covered… read more

WDET Fires Up New Transmitter

Wayne State University’s WDET-FM (Detroit) has announced that it has put their new replacement transmitter on the air this past Tuesday (10/19).  The station reported earlier this year that both its 21-year-old transmitter had failed and its 34-year-old back-up transmitter was having severe issues, compromising sound quality and endangering broadcast continuity. WDET knew the equipment… read more

WILX-TV Holds Telethon To Find Bell Ringer Volunteers

This past Wednesday (10/13), Gray Television’s WILX-TV held a different type of telethon; one that wasn’t intended to directly raise money, but rather intended to find volunteers in the community to help the Salvation Army this upcoming hollday season.  Every year, Salvation Army volunteers are out ringing bells and collecting toys to help make sure… read more