Category: July 2018

Entercom, Mike Valenti Announce Long-Term Deal

Entercom Communications has announced that WXYT-FM (Detroit) afternoon host Mike Valenti has signed a new long-term contract extension. “Mike is an extraordinary talent who has a great rapport with Detroit sports fans,” said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Detroit. “He has built a dedicated listener base and we’re thrilled to have… read more

WLNS Sports Director Fred Heumann Named to CMU Journalism Hall of Fame

On July 9, the Central Michigan University Journalism Hall of Fame announced its 2018 CMU Journalism Hall of Fame Inductees, including WLNS-TV (Lansing) Sports Director Fred Heumann. Heumann is a 1980 graduate of CMU with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Broadcast and Cinematic Arts/Journalism. He served as a sports reporter with WDIV-TV (Detroit) from 1994… read more

WXMI Names Chris Legg Director of Sales

WXMI-TV (Grand Rapids) has named Chris Legg Director of Sales. As Director of Sales, Legg will oversee the station’s sales team and revenue, reporting to FOX 17 General Manager Kim Krause. Prior to joining FOX 17, Legg was an Account Executive, Local Sales Manager and most recently the Director of Sales at WZZM, an ABC affiliate… read more

FCC Extends Satellite Receiver Filing Deadline

Stations now have more time to register their C-Band satellite dishes.  The FCC has granted a request that it keep a filing window open until October 17. That’s 90 days beyond the previously-announced July 18 deadline. The International Bureau is also making it easier to make “batch” filings and clarifying other rules in a way… read more