WJR Mid-Morning On-Air Host Frank Beckmann Retires After 48 Years

Rochester Hills resident and veteran on-air host, Frank Beckmann, announces his retirement after a 48-year radio career with News Talk 760 WJR. Frank Beckmann, a news talk and sports broadcasting legend, has hosted “The Frank Beckmann Show” on WJR weekdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon for the last 18 years. His last show will air on Friday, March 26, 2021. Named “Best Midday Personality” by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, Beckmann has been cited as Michigan’s top sportscaster for his … [Read more...]

Radio Station of the Year Award goes to Avondale High School

Michigan Association of Broadcasters names Avondale High School WAHS “Radio Station of the Year” The Avondale High School student-run radio station, WAHS 89.5, has been named the Michigan High School Radio Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters (MAB). The station has undergone significant changes in the past year thanks to the leadership of Avondale High School teacher, Kim McKnee, and a group of students committed to boosting listenership through innovative programming … [Read more...]