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by Localnewsisdead
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: News 8 Updated Anchor Lineup/New Newscast Addition Announced
Replies: 5
Views: 1598

News 8 Updated Anchor Lineup/New Newscast Addition Announced

News 8 announced a new anchor lineup and an added 9am Saturday newscast on WOTV in February.

Here's the info:

https://www.woodtv.com/about-us/news-8- ... -newscast/
by Localnewsisdead
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

Re: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts

Sorry about that. Yes, she's just adding the 10pm and 11pm to her duties.

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by Localnewsisdead
Tue Jan 07, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts
Replies: 5
Views: 1209

WOOD TV's Susan Shaw Switching Shifts

Sue Shaw is joining Brian Sterling on the desk and will now anchor Channel 8's newscasts at 5, 5:30, 6, 10pm and 11pm. No word yet on if Emily Linnert will continue to anchor the noon broadcast solo, if she will also take over the chair for the 7 on 8 or if WOOD plans to hire someone (they don't, ho...
by Localnewsisdead
Wed Jan 01, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: New WZZM Hire
Replies: 0
Views: 1314

New WZZM Hire

Former WNEM (Flint/Saginaw/Bay City) Morning Anchor Alana Holland (https://www.facebook.com/alanahollandnews) is joining WZZM. No word yet on what she'll be doing at WZZM but it appears that she will be joining the station as a reporter. Holland may also fill in as morning reporter and noon anchor a...
by Localnewsisdead
Thu Dec 26, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM
Replies: 14
Views: 8812

Re: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM

Laura Hartman announced on Thursday morning that she'll be taking over week day mornings: Real talk: In an effort to be transparent after two members of my weather team are departing, I wanted to share some news with you - I am excited to announce I'll be moving to weekday mornings. This will be a t...
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM
Replies: 14
Views: 8812

Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer Leaving WZZM

WZZM weekday morning Meteorologist Aaron Ofseyer announced Monday morning that he is leaving the station. Here is his statement: As leadership has recently changed, it has become clear now is the time to part ways with WZZM after almost nine years. Tuesday will be my last day on-air at 13 On Your Si...
by Localnewsisdead
Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV Departures
Replies: 4
Views: 1636

WOOD TV Departures

WOOD TV is losing an an anchor, reporter and community affairs director as 2019 comes to a close. Anchor Marlee Ginter is leaving her post to take an anchor position at a station in a warmer climate: https://www.woodtv.com/news/marlee-ginter-leaving-wood-tv8-after-8-years/ Reporter Katherine Ducharm...
by Localnewsisdead
Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Meteorologist Alana Nehring Leaving WZZM
Replies: 7
Views: 4321

Meteorologist Alana Nehring Leaving WZZM

Meteorologist Alana Nehring is Leaving WZZM and the TV business and pursuing other opportunities. Here is her facebook post announcing her departure: Ten years ago, I embarked on an adventure. I began my first job as a broadcast meteorologist in Traverse City, MI. A decade and countless memories lat...
by Localnewsisdead
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Ken Evans Out at 105.3
Replies: 9
Views: 2836

Ken Evans Out at 105.3

Ken Evans announced, on his Facebook page, that he is no longer employed at 105.3. Here is his post: Since my phone is blowing up here's a quick update. My contract at Cumulus Media was set to expire in just over a month, they have notified me that they've decided to go a different route and it will...
by Localnewsisdead
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Jay Allen has cancer
Replies: 11
Views: 3267

Re: Jay Allen has cancer

Tigers PA announcer Allen diagnosed with cancer:

https://www.woodtv.com/sports/detroit-t ... th-cancer/
by Localnewsisdead
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WWMT's Kate Tillotson Leaving Station
Replies: 9
Views: 8856

WWMT's Kate Tillotson Leaving Station

WWMT's main anchor,Kate Tillotson,is leaving station at the end of September. She posted this message on her facebook page on Wednesday evening: For 12 years, I’ve had the privilege of delivering you the news. You have generously lent your eyes and ears, your time, and your opinions, as I’ve worked ...
by Localnewsisdead
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: WOOD TV Hires New Meteorologist
Replies: 10
Views: 2813

WOOD TV Hires New Meteorologist

West Michigan native, Emily Schuitema, joins WOOD TV from WSAW-TV in Wisconsin. Schuitema grew up in Grand Rapids and graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School in 2013.

https://www.woodtv.com/news/grand-rapid ... 1936386341
by Localnewsisdead
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: The Ticket West Michigan
Replies: 26
Views: 6541

Re: The Ticket West Michigan

(A tad bit off topic but still related to The Ticket West Michigan) Just had this come across my facebook news feed: Due to popular demand TheTicketMI.com is proud to welcome one of West Michigan's sports talk pioneers back to Grand Rapids' airwaves. More info on the return of Sean Baligian coming s...
by Localnewsisdead
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:54 am
Forum: Grand Rapids/West Michigan
Topic: Former WOOD TV News Director Has Died
Replies: 0
Views: 1218

Former WOOD TV News Director Has Died

Patti McGettigan, who led the WOOD TV newsroom for years died Saturday after a long battle with cancer...

https://www.woodtv.com/news/former-wood ... 1788755758