Farmington Hills, Michigan (January 17, 2012) – Well-known Detroit radio personalities Bob “Wojo” Wojnowski and Jamie Samuelsen join the Detroit airwaves on 97.1 The Ticket starting Monday, January 23, 2012. The duo will be heard weekdays from 6 to 8 p.m. on-air, online at cbsdetroit.com and on mobile devices.
“I enjoy broadcasting, entertaining and occasionally whining, and I am excited about the chance to do it again on a regular basis. In 20-plus years as a Detroit News columnist, and15 years on Detroit radio, I have deep connections and passions about the teams and the fans,” said Wojnowski. “The Ticket is the biggest sports boombox imaginable, and Jamie and I greatly appreciate the opportunity to join the fun.”
“I’m thrilled to join the team at 97.1 The Ticket. I can’t wait to get back on the air to talk sports with the most passionate fans in America,” Samuelsen said. “Wojo has been a great friend of mine for a long time, and the chance to work with him every day makes this opportunity even better.”
Jimmy Powers, 97.1 The Ticket program director, said, “We are extremely pleased to have Jamie and Wojo join our line-up. They are a natural fit. They have been dialed into the Detroit sports scene for many years, giving fans information on their favorite teams. Jamie and Wojo will continue to entertain listeners on their way home from work or to the stadium.”
Wojo has enjoyed a lengthy radio career, previously as one half of the duo ‘Stoney and Wojo’ which aired on WDFN-AM. Mike Stone, Wojo’s former co-host, is also on-air at 97.1 The Ticket. Samuelsen hosted sports talk shows at WDFN-AM for 14 years. He recently was on-air at WCSX-FM as sports director and is a regular sports blogger at the Detroit Free Press.
97.1 The Ticket is owned and operated by CBSRADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. Listeners can hear The Ticket broadcast on-air, online at www.971theticket.com and through a variety of mobile outlets including the iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 130 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WDZH-FM, WOMC-FM, WWJ-AM, WYCD-FM in Detroit.
Lauren Maiman—CKC Public Relations—firstname.lastname@example.org
James Powers—97.1 The Ticket Program Director—email@example.com