Motor City Won’t Lose Its Mahler & Miles


By Adam R Jacobson

For 10 years, Detroit radio listeners have enjoyed Classical Days and Jazzy Nights from a Class B noncomm that reaches Ann Arbor to the west and Chatam-Kent in Southern Ontario, across Lake St. Clair. That’s set to continue, even though the facility has just been sold.

What’s also notable about this transaction?

The new owner is putting a plan in place that ensures local students will get to learn about radio jobs.

RBR + TVBR OBSERVATION (full text below, for members only): It’s too bad Warren Bodow isn’t alive to be smiling about this piece. Bodow was the longtime President/GM of Classical WQXR-FM in New York, when it was on 96.3 MHz and owned by The New York Times. Bodow was an attendee at the final Classical Music Broadcasters Association conference in Dallas, in the late 1990s  when Classical radio stations seemed to be dying, one after the other.

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