Month: August 2018

Midwest Communications Appoints New VP/Market Managers for Lansing, Kalamazoo

Midwest Communications (MWC) has announced the arrival of new VP/Market Managers for two of company’s Michigan clusters. Mark Jaycox has been named Vice President/Market Manager of MWC’s four stations in Lansing.  Before joining Midwest, Jaycox was General Manager at Adams Outdoor in Lansing and has served as a VP/GM at Salem Communications. Kurt Luchs has… read more

Programming Advice from Warren Buffett

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of this article do not necessarily reflect those of the MAB. Contact the MAB for information on the MAB’s official editorial policy. By: Gary Berkowitz Berkowitz Broadcast Consulting Well, kind of. I recently read an interview with “The Oracle of Omaha,” arguably one of the savviest investors of all time,… read more

WWTV/WWUP’s Michelle Dunaway To Bike from Cadillac to Grand Rapids for Benefit

WWTV/WWUP-TV (Cadillac) News Anchor Michelle Dunaway is once again raising money for the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan, this time biking from Cadillac to Grand Rapids.  The ride is scheduled to take place Thursday, September 6, beginning with a kickoff event at 5:45 a.m. at Cadillac Rotary Pavilion. The “Red Ride for Families” seeks to… read more

WKHM-FM Welcomes New Morning Show Co-Host

Jackson Radio Work’s WKHM-FM  has announced a new addition to the “K Crew”: Jenny Lewis of Jackson. She joins Scott Clow on-air from 6 -10 a.m. weekday mornings on K-105.3. She is a graduate of Northwest High School, attended Liberty University and resides in Jackson with her husband and two daughters. Lewis says of her new… read more

Midwestern Broadcasting Takes WCCW-AM to Oldies

Midwestern Broadcasting’s WCCW-AM (Traverse City) has flipped from a full-time sports format to oldies, as “AM 13.”  The switch happened this past Monday, August 20. The music format ranges from the Beach Boys to Motown, and includes elements ranging from memorable commercials from bygone local establishments, to legendary shows from national personalities like Wolfman Jack, to… read more

WKHM Spends Summer Supporting Jackson Charities

It has been a giving summer for Jackson Radio Works.  On July 19, K-105.3 (WKHM-FM) and NewsTalk 970AM/101.5FM (WKHM-AM) hosted their annual “old fashioned” radio charity auction live on-air during the morning show, 7 – 10 a.m.  Seventy auction items were donated by area businesses, which were then auctioned off live on the air by on-air talents… read more