Category: August 2018

Michigan Engineering Day September 21

Note:  this event is presently full, but interested attendees may place their name on a waiting list in the event of cancellations. Nautel, in conjunction with Comrex, Double Radius, ERI, Munn-Reese, Optimized Media Group, Wheatstone and the MAB, are hosting a one-day series of engineering sessions for engineers in northern Michigan. This will be a… read more

WWTV/WWUP-TV Holds 2nd Annual Family Field Day

On August 2, Heritage Broadcasting’s WWTV/WWUP (Cadillac) held its second annual Family Fun Day outside its studios. The event featured sword swallowing, balloon animals, potato sack races, hopscotch and more!  Anchors Michelle Dunaway and Charlie Tinker took part in the activities too, throwing Frisbees and racing in potato sacks. The event was presented as part of Cadillac Mayor… read more

WXYZ-TV to Present Exclusive Dream Cruise Coverage

E. W. Scripps Company’s WXYZ-TV (Detroit) will broadcast exclusive coverage of the Woodward Dream Cruise (presented by Ford), on Saturday, August 18, from 7 – 9 p.m. Aside from over-the-air coverage, the program will also stream live on the station’s website, mobile app and Facebook page. In addition, a one-hour version of the program will be… read more

David Bailey to Leave WZZM-TV for Real Estate

WZZM-TV (Grand Rapids) Investigative Reporter, David Bailey, has announced that he is leaving the station to start his own real estate business. He’s joining Clarity Realty, based on the west side of Grand Rapids. He is also opening his own company called “Depth of Truth” to help home buyers and sellers understand and negotiate real… read more

Barrett Tryon Joins WILX-TV

WILX-TV (Lansing) announced that Barrett Tryon has joined the station’s news team as an anchor and reporter in July 2018. Tryon was most recently the morning anchor for a group of four NBC affiliates in western Montana. Barrett attended college at Drake University in Des Moines, while also working for KCCI-TV there. He would later work at… read more

Michigan Radio receives two Catholic Press Association Gabriel Awards

Michigan Radio has been recognized by the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada with two Gabriel Awards. Created in 1965, the Gabriel Awards recognize outstanding artistic achievement which entertains and enriches with “a true vision of humanity.” The Michigan Radio news staff was honored in the following categories: Short Feature, Local Release… read more