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by LouPerry
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Pat St. John
Replies: 3
Views: 780

Pat St. John

Per NY Radio Message Board..."A remarkable milestone for a remarkable talent, Pat St.John. He mentioned on his broadcast this afternoon that today, January 3rd marks his 50th year of his first broadcast on a small Michigan radio station. Let's not forget 42 of those fabulous years were in New York. ...
by LouPerry
Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jo Ann Purtan - WXYZ
Replies: 10
Views: 3080

Re: Jo Purtin

One sister worked for ABC Radio.
by LouPerry
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Interesting Year in Detroit Media
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Interesting Year in Detroit Media

What do think was the most significant story/event?
by LouPerry
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 8
Views: 858

Re: Merry Christmas

Thank you for your greeting. Let's hope this Christmas is the start of a sane world.
by LouPerry
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jason Colthorp to Anchor 4's 5:30 Broadcasts
Replies: 10
Views: 1433

Re: Jason Colthorp to Anchor 4's 5:30 Broadcasts

WXYZ blew it BIG TIME. Jason would be the perfect replacement for Stephen Clark. Handsome, strong serious delivery and witty/funny. Relatively young helping with demos, Michiganian and has real Detroit/Michigan reporting credentials. It will be interesting to see who replaces Clark. My opinion Clar...
by LouPerry
Sat Dec 16, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jason Colthorp to Anchor 4's 5:30 Broadcasts
Replies: 10
Views: 1433

Re: Jason Colthorp to Anchor 4's 5:30 Broadcasts

WXYZ blew it BIG TIME. Jason would be the perfect replacement for Stephen Clark. Handsome, strong serious delivery and witty/funny. Relatively young helping with demos, Michiganian and has real Detroit/Michigan reporting credentials. It will be interesting to see who replaces Clark. My opinion Clark...
by LouPerry
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jo Ann Purtan - WXYZ
Replies: 10
Views: 3080

Re: Jo Purtin

I don't know if she was in the hospital. But I know her sister who worked for ABC radio and they look nothing alike.
by LouPerry
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jo Ann Purtan - WXYZ
Replies: 10
Views: 3080

Jo Ann Purtan - WXYZ

Trades say she leaving at end of year after 19 years.
by LouPerry
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: iHeart Lenders
Replies: 8
Views: 1256

Re: iHeart Lenders

Per today's report Lenders want iHeart to file for bankruptcy.
by LouPerry
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Cumulus Bankruptcy
Replies: 5
Views: 1311

Re: Cumulus Bankruptcy

I don't know the numbers but with major debt relief will Cumulus operate profitably from stations/businesses revenue?
by LouPerry
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Unprofessional Fox 2 anchors this morning
Replies: 14
Views: 2209

Re: Unprofessional Fox 2 anchors this morning

I don't consider FOX2 newscasters are professional, It starts in the morning with disc jockey Jay Tower as a morning news anchor. It goes down from their.
by LouPerry
Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: WXYZ New Weather Guy
Replies: 4
Views: 1382

WXYZ New Weather Guy

Second time I've seen him. Who is he?
by LouPerry
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Wxyz Detroit Curtis Jackson
Replies: 17
Views: 3833

Re: Wxyz Detroit Curtis Jackson

Someone posted earlier that he took a job in Philly his hometown. People at XYZ were sorry to see him go.
by LouPerry
Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Karen Savelly out @ CSX
Replies: 17
Views: 4711

Re: Karen Savelly out @ CSX

Haven’t listen to her for a long time. Yes, she’s been in the market for a long time but many other factors effect this decision. By now assume she makes a lot of money. We don’t know the hour-by-hour ratings and she hasn’t been caring her weight. Sure, cutting cost makes sense but if she was pullin...