Greg Bowman

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Much has changed since I started working at WWJ more than 20 years ago.  In 1990, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram hadn’t even been thought of.  And CNN was the only all-news Cable TV News Network.  Now, of course people get their news in a number of different ways: Through tweets, social media, internet news sites, and a number of 24-hour cable news networks.

But despite those changes, I am as passionate as ever about WWJ and local radio news in general.  And we are still “All News, All The Time,” the only station in Michigan that can make that claim.  Whenever any big story breaks or there are  hazardous weather conditions, I know people rely and depend on us for accurate and up to the minute conditions.

I am especially happy and excited to be Co-Anchoring the Afternoon Drive News  with my good friend,  the brilliant and talented Jayne Bower.  And our Producer, the extraordinary Brian Larsen, who makes us sound good every day.

When I’m not at work,  I enjoy spending time at home with  my beautiful wife Brooke  and our twins, Carson and Daisy, born in 2012.   As you might imagine, that keeps us pretty busy. But I still manage to keep up with my other passion, the Detroit Tigers, and that complete waste of time called Fantasy Baseball.

Tune in Monday through Friday, from 3pm to 7pm.  If you like what you, I’d love to hear from you.  And if you don’t like something, let  us know that too!

glbowman@cbs.com.

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Homecoming For Jazz Singer Jesse Palter

Jesse Palter can’t remember a time when she wasn’t performing, so it only made sense that she would pursue a career as a singer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Photo courtesy of Utica Community Schools

Center For Science And Industry Prepares Students For High-Tech Future Jobs

How do you make sure kids are prepared for college and the high-tech jobs of the future?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

Premiere Of Universal's "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins" - Arrivals

Detroit Tigers Team Up With Mittens For Detroit

The Detroit Tigers will be wearing their baseball gloves in the field this evening when they take on the Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park. And the team is doing its part of make sure Detroiters all have gloves and mittens to keep warm this winter

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2013

Emily Hay (credit: Hay There Social Media)

Signing A Contract With Your Kids To Keep Them Safe On Social Media

The internet is like a permanent marker. Whatever you write will be there forever.

That advice comes from Emily Hay, founder of Hay There Social Media. Her company works with kids and parents to show them how to use sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram safety and effectively

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2013

Album cover image (Courtesy of Michigan Made Music)

Michigan Made Music: A New Generation Of Motown Arists

“I think that is something this city needs right now …”

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2013

A NOBLE Fight Against Bullying

With a new school year underway, students have a lot to worry about: Getting good grades, making friends and hoping they won’t be the victims of bullies. Despite increased public awareness of the problem, local anti-bullying experts say the numbers are still staggering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

At Dixon Academy in Detroit. (credit: WWJ/Pat Sweeting, File)

New Report Ranks Michigan School Districts Financial Health

There’s a new tool to help Michigan school districts determine the state of their financial health. Michigan-based Munetrix has developed a rating system ranking districts from zero for low risk, up to ten for those at highest risk of facing a financial crisis.

08/06/2013

Fighting Cyber Bullying: It’s Personal, Not Physical

That’s the message in a new public service campaign created by high school students to fight cyber bullying.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2013

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Tips For Teens Searching For A Summer Job

Finding a job can be tough for anyone, especially if you’re a teen searching for that first summer job. What’s the secret in getting hired?

07/16/2013

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Parking Made Easy At Ann Arbor Art Fairs

A half-million art lovers will be jamming into Ann Arbor this week for the annual Ann Arbor Art Fairs. And many of them will have the same question on their minds: Where are they all going to park?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

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