Category: August 2017

Mark Thomas Appointed Alpha Media Market Manager

Alpha Media has announced that Mark Thomas will join the company as Market Manager in Saginaw.  The company owns WSGW-AM/FM, WTLZ-FM, WGER-FM, and WCEN-FM. Thomas has over 30 years of industry experience, including working for iHeart Media in Riverside, CA., and serving as a Market Manager and Regional Vice President with Regent  Communications/Townsquare Media in… read more

TEGNA Launches ‘Texas Cares’ Initiative to Raise Money for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Is your station or company doing something to help the hurricane victims in Texas?  Let us know about it! Email On August 28, TEGNA Inc. launched Texas Cares, an initiative to support those in need following Hurricane Harvey. All money raised by TEGNA’s stations will be donated to the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund…. read more

Hilary Golston Joins WJBK-TV

Detroit native Hilary Golston will be joining WJBK-TV (Detroit) as  a reporter beginning September 5. Most recently, Golston was a reporter, anchor and multimedia journalist for WKYC Cleveland. Previously, she was a weekend evening anchor at WVTM Birmingham, Ala. Golston began her career at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. “I come from a family committed to… read more

Beasley Detroit Market Manager Mac Edwards Named Company’s Market Manager of the Year

At ceremonies on August 25, Beasley Media Group has announced its 2017 Operating Achievement Awards Winners.  The celebration honors the achievements and contributions made by individual employees and radio stations of the company over the preceding twelve months. Each year, the Operating Achievement Awards are presented to deserving candidates in several categories. Taking home “Market… read more

Beasley Media Group Unveils Company-Wide Community of Caring Initiative

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. has announced the unveiling of a company-wide “Community of Caring” Public Service initiative that will run throughout the organization’s 63 radio stations. The initiative will consist of several aspects. A rotating PSA series will be aimed at shining a spotlight on important issues impacting their… read more

Trudi Daniels Joins WGFM/WGFE

All-Access reports that Black Diamond Broadcasting rock simulcast stations WGFM-FM (Cheboygan-Traverser City) and WGFE-FM (Glen Arbor) have added former WRIF personality Trudi Daniels to the station’s lineup. Daniels was a familiar voice on Detroit rock stations for the past 25 years. She was a part of the Drew and Mike Show on WRIF for 22 years… read more

Peter Tanz Elected Chair of the MAB

Peter Tanz, Senior Vice President for Midwest Communications, was elected Chair of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB) Board of Directors during the organization’s annual business meeting on Tuesday, August 22 at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville.  Tanz becomes the 72nd chairman of the MAB, one of the largest and most successful state broadcast associations… read more

Townsquare Announces Multi-Year Radio Broadcast Partnership with Flint Firebirds Hockey Club

On August 21, the Flint Firebirds Hockey Club, in conjunction with Townsquare Media, announced a new multi-year partnership, making WQUS-FM (US 103.1 FM) the exclusive flagship radio station for Firebirds’ games. Additionally, Townsquare Media’s sister station, WWBN-FM (Banana 101.5 FM) will carry the Firebirds Coach’s Show every other week on Tuesday nights from 6 to… read more

MAPB Honors 2017 Public Media Impact Award Recipients

  The Michigan Association of Public Broadcasters (MAPB) presented its 2017 Public Media Impact Awards on Tuesday, August 22 at Crystal Mountain Resort.  The MAPB presents Public Media Impact Awards to professionals and donors for their contribution to public broadcasting in Michigan. The awards are given to recognize outstanding individuals involved in public broadcasting for their innovation and creativity, inspire others involved in… read more