Category: Southeast Michigan

Audacy Detroit Hosts ‘Step up to the Plate’ Radiothon for Detroit PAL

This past Monday (4/25), Audacy-owned stations in Detroit, including WWJ-AM, WXYT-FM, WYCD-FM, WOMC-FM and WDZH-FM aired the 2nd annual Step Up To The Plate Radiothon to benefit PAL, the Detroit Police Athletic League.  PAL supports approximately 10,000 Detroit area kids and160,000 kids since 2007, according to the organization. So far, the 13-hour Radiothon has raised… read more

Beasley Media WDMK-FM Unveils “Mason Means Business”

Beasley Media Group announced March 1 that WDMK-FM (Detroit)(105.9 KISS-FM) Morning Show personalities “Mason & Starr,” in conjunction with GoDaddy, have unveiled “Mason Means Business,” a new program aimed at showcasing small business and entrepreneurial stories in the Motor City. Small businesses and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to visit the “Mason Means Business” website… read more

WJR Raises Over $1.7 Million For Salvation Army

Cumulus Media’s WJR-AM (Detroit) raised $1,724,023 last week for The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit in the 35th Annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon to combat hunger and homelessness. The radiothon aired on Thursday and Friday (2/24-25) with personalities Paul W. Smith, Sean Baligian, Kevin Dietz, Lloyd Jackson, Chris Renwick, Mitch Albom, Kevin Brown, Steve… read more

WWJ’s 19th Winter Survival Radiothon Raises Nearly $1M in Heating Assistance

Audacy’s WWJ-AM (Detroit) has announced the results of its 19th Annual Winter Survival Radiothon for THAW, The Heat and Warmth Fund.  $986,256.00 was raised from station listeners. The day-long on-air event was held February 4 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the station. The THAW program helps those residents in southeastern Michigan who are… read more

Record Amount Raised At WJR SAY Detroit 10th Annual Radiothon

On December 9, Cumulus Media’s WJR-AM (Detroit) presented its 10th Annual SAY Detroit Radiothon, hosted by Mitch Albom. The live broadcast originated from the Somerset Collection in Troy. The 15-hour event (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.) gathered a record $1,650,540 through donations, auctioned items and purchased autographed memorabilia. All proceeds went directly to charity —… read more

WLEN’s “Thank A Vet” Breaks A New Record!

Lenawee Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) broke a record with its annual “Thank A Vet” fundraiser this year, raising $34,697.50 in 12 hours for the “Veterans Dire Need Fund,” distributed through Housing Help of Lenawee. Now in its 16th year, the fundraiser is in celebration of Veterans Day and is an event to raise funds and awareness… read more

WDRQ Raises Funds to House 10 Area Homeless Vets

Cumulus Media announced that its WDRQ-FM (Detroit) held the Broadway’s Veterans Matter Honor-Thon on Thursday, November 11, driving emergency funds to provide 10 local homeless veterans with long-term housing. The Honor-Thon aired from 6-10 a.m. during the morning show. In those four hours, listeners donated $7,100. During the 8am hour, sponsor JDog Junk Removal provided… read more

Cumulus Media Detroit Stations Partner With U.S. Marine Corps For Toys For Tots Drive

Cumulus Media Detroit has announced that its three stations (WDVD-FM, WDRQ-FM and WJR-AM) have partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps for their annual toy drive benefitting Toys for Tots of Southeastern Michigan.  The drive kicked off November 1. “We couldn’t be more proud to support the great work of our U.S. Marine Corps for this… read more

WXYZ-TV Helping to Give the Gift of Literacy

Scripps Media’s WXYZ-TV (Detroit) has launched its annual “If You Give a Child a Book …” campaign, supported by the Scripps Howard Foundation.  In a release, the station says “we believe giving children books can take them to new places, open their imaginations, fuel big dreams, plant the seeds for future success and help break… read more

WLEN and WQTE Team Up for Food Drive

Lenawee Broadcasting’s WLEN-FM (Adrian) and Southeast Michigan Media’s WQTE-FM (Adrian) have announced that they are teaming up for community good. Each Tuesday for four weeks, the stations will host a county food drive to benefit local food pantries. The Bigg E (WQTE) and John Koehn (WLEN) will kick-off on July 13th at The Market House… read more