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Our Mission

The Detroit Radio Advertising Group was established 40+ years ago and is a non-profit trade association representing the Detroit and Ann Arbor radio industry. Our primary objective is to drive revenue growth through advocacy, providing and supporting events to enhance industry professionalism through training and support.

“Ability proceeds from a fusion of skills, knowledge, understanding and imagination, consolidated by experience.”

MICHAEL KLARKE

Sitting from left to right front row: Kevin Adell (Adell Broadcasting), Greg Smith, D.R.A.G. Chairman (Cumulus), John Ballard, President, COO (D.R.A.G.), Mike Juliano (Beasley), Matt Spaulding (Cumulus).

Standing left to right: Dody Johnson (Adell Broadcasting), Jack Saindon (Katz Media), Tracy Barber, D.R.A.G. Secretary (Christal Radio), Rhea Zako (Eastman Radio), Tom O’Brien (WJR-am, Cumulus), Kathy Stinehour (Radio One), Nick Gnau, D.R.A.G. Ex-Officio (iHeart Media), Michelle Blevins (Entercom), Kim Blotkamp (iHeart Media).

Not pictured: Mike Koehler, D.R.A.G. Treasurer, Debbie Kenyon, D.R.A.G. Ex-Officio (Entercom), Pete Kowalski (Entercom), Mac Edwards D.R.A.G. Ex-Officio (Beasley), Ann Rysenga (Gen Media Partners), Jim Watts (iHeart Media/Premiere), Chris McCourtney (Salem Radio).

Remembering Mr. Bill Burton

Bill Burton was President/COO of the Detroit Radio Advertising Group.
Burton’s primary responsibility was to $ELL RADIO at the decision-making level.

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Executives

Officers

  • President,COO, John Ballard
    Detroit Radio Advertising Group

  • Greg Smith, Chairperson
    Cumulus Media

  • Mike Koehler, Treasurer
    Detroit Radio Advertising Group
  • Tracy Barber, Secretary
    Christal Radio

Ex-Officio

  • Debbie Kenyon
    Entercom
  • Paul Corvino
    iHeart Media
  • Mac Edwards
    Beasley Media Group

Directors

  • Kim Blotkamp
    iHeart Media
  • Diane Johnston
    Westwood One
  • Kathy Stinehour
    Radio One

  • Michelle Blevins
    Entercom Radio Sales
  • Jim Watts
    iHeart Media/Premiere Networks

  • Derek Benson
    iHeart Media
  • Tom O’Brien
    Cumulus Media

  • Dody Johnson
    Adell Broadcasting

  • Mike Juliano
    Beasley Media Group
  • Jack Saindon
    Katz Radio

  • Ann Rysenga
    Gen Media Partners
  • Pete Kowalski
    Entercom
  • Rhea Zako
    Eastman Radio

  • Matt Spaudling
    Cumulus Media
  • Chris McCourtney
    Salem Media Group
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Representative Members

Station Members

  • WDMK-FM

  • WDZH-FM

  • WDRQ-FM

  • WDTK-AM

  • WDTW-FM

  • WDVD-FM

  • WOMC-FM

  • WJR-AM

  • WKQI-FM

  • WLQV-AM

  • WMXD-FM

  • WMGC-FM

  • WNIC-FM

  • WDFN-AM

  • WPZR-FM

  • WQKL-FM

  • WRIF-FM

  • WWJ-AM

  • WWWW-FM

  • WXYT AM & FM

  • WYCD-FM

  • WCSX-FM

  • WFDF-AM

  • WJLB-FM

  • WLBY-AM

  • WTKA-AM

  • WGPR-AM

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