Category: Broadcasting Industry News

Matt Shafer Powell to join Michigan Radio as Program Director

Michigan Radio has announced the hiring of Matt Shafer Powell as the station’s new Program Director. As the Program Director, Matt Shafer Powell will help lead the station’s on-air hosts, manage the station’s program schedule and be responsible for the overall sound of Michigan Radio, the state’s largest public radio service. He will also engage… read more

WLEW News Director Craig Routzahn Retires After 46 Years

WLEW-AM/FM (Bad Axe) News Director Craig Routzahn signed off for the final time following the station’s 1 p.m. newscast last Friday (4/1).  Routzahn holds the record as the longest serving continuous on-air personality at the station with 46-1/2 years behind the microphone. Routzahn joined the station in the fall of 1975, hired by Station Manager… read more

Lynn Montemayor Named General Sales Manager at Beasley Media Group Detroit

Beasley Media Group has announced that Lynn Montemayor has been named as the General Sales Manager of the company’s Detroit-based radio properties, including WRIF-FM, WCSX-FM, WMGC-FM, WDMK-FM, Detroit PRAISE Network and Motor City Sports Talk The ROAR. She most recently spent four years as a Partner & Chief Marketing Officer of Fortysix/5, a Motor City-based… read more

WMQT/WZAM Owner Tom Mogush Reflects on Career and U.P. Radio

This week, WLUC-TV’s Don Ryan sat down with WMQT/WZAM (Marquette) owner Tom Mogush to talk about the upcoming plans for his stations and more.  Mogush recently announced that he is selling his stations to the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.  Both Mogush and longtime station personlity/Program Director Jim Koski have said they intend to stay on… read more

WLLZ Adds Josh Innes for Mornings

iHeartMedia’s WLLZ-FM (Detroit) has announced the addition of the Josh Innes Show in the station’s morning slot. Innes is based at the company’s WNRQ-FM (Nashville), which he joined as morning host in April 2021. He previously spent his career in the Sports format with stints at KILT-AM, KBME-AM and KFNC-FM (Houston).  His resume also includes… read more

Tim Jorgenson Named Integrated Sales Manager at Beasley Media Group Detroit

Beasley Media Group announced on March 30 that Tim Jorgenson has been named Integrated Sales Manager of the company’s Motor City radio properties. He will begin his new position immediately.  In his new role, Tim will be responsible for leading the digital sales efforts of WRIF-FM, WCSX-FM, WMGC-FM, WDMK-FM and Motor City Sports Talk The… read more

WHMI Debuts New Morning Team

Following last week’s announcement that veteran Detroit newsman Ken Rogulski has joined Krol Communicaton’s WHMI-FM (Howell) as News Director, the station has announced new morning show hosts. Jim Bosh and Madison White have taken the morning slot at the station with “Bosh In The Morning.” Bosh returns to the station after working there in the… read more