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WNIC past personalities.

Post by Deleted User 15342 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:07 pm

Any idea as to where these former WNIC personalities are today Dick Shafron, Gene Maxwell, Jim Harper and Steve Gannon.



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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by Deleted User 24 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:02 pm

I saw Dick last year at Buddy's in Farmington Hills. He was with his sister Cathy, who's another Detroit-area broadcaster, with assorted other family members. I almost didn't recognize him because he'd lost a lot of weight since our high school radio days. I wish honeyman had been there with us.



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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by SolarMax » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:27 pm

Steve Gannon passed away in December 2014.



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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by CK-722 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:52 am

Last I heard, Jim Harper was doing a Saturday airshift on WLXT Light 96.3 Petoskey. Reportedly, he was driving past the studios on US 31 South of Petoskey one day and decided to go in and see what was happening, and Trish MacDonald offered him a job.


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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:49 am

Lucky615 wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:07 pm
Any idea as to where these former WNIC personalities are today Dick Shafron, Gene Maxwell, Jim Harper and Steve Gannon.
Jim Harper is currently on the air at some Hot AC station in the area.
I guess he didn't like retirement


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Post by stopnswop2 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:50 am

I'm curious about Gene !


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Post by Deleted User 15342 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:50 am

stopnswop2 wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 2:50 am
I'm curious about Gene !
No one hears anything about how he’s doing nowadays, is he still alive?



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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by km1125 » Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:03 pm

I saw Stacy Duford doing weather on 62 a while ago. Always thought she was a blonde when she was on the radio.



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Post by stopnswop2 » Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:52 pm

km1125 wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:03 pm
I saw Stacy Duford doing weather on 62 a while ago. Always thought she was a blonde when she was on the radio.
She was. Must have dyed it


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Post by bjmcdevitt » Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:44 pm

Quite a few years ago in the Detroit board, someone posted a few years worth of restraining orders that Harper filed on Gannon.


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Post by stopnswop2 » Tue Aug 18, 2020 7:04 am

bjmcdevitt wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:44 pm
Quite a few years ago in the Detroit board, someone posted a few years worth of restraining orders that Harper filed on Gannon.
Wtf, why


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Re: WNIC past personalities.

Post by bjmcdevitt » Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:37 am

I honestly don't remember the details, but it was definitely at least three consecutive years of restraining orders. I know someone who had dealings with Steve that I can't get into on a public forum. Suffice it to say he had a troubling past. Don't you dare pm me to ask for details.


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