CBS Radio Sports “97.1 The Ticket” WXYT-FM Detroit is making a morning show change.
Jamie Samuelsen will move from co-hosting evenings to join Mike ‘Stoney’ Stone and Sara Fouracre on the new “Jamie & Stoney Show” beginning Tuesday, September 6. Samuelsen replaces Bill McAlester who exits the station. McAlester was the last holdover of the station from its “Free-FM” Hot Talk format prior to its 2007 flip to Sports. Samuelsen’s evening co-host Bob ‘Wojo’ Wojnowski will remain in place.
97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) announced today that Jamie Samuelsen will move to mornings on The Ticket. He will join Mike Stone and Sara Fouracre to form “The Jamie and Stoney Show” beginning Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. The show will be heard 6:00 – 10:00AM both on air and online at cbsdetroit.com and 971theticket.com, and through the Radio.com mobile app.
Samuelsen formerly co-hosted the evening weekday show on 97.1 The Ticket with Bob Wojnowski. “Wojo” will remain in the evening weekday time slot, airing from 6:00 – 8:00PM.
Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, CBS RADIO Detroit said, “I am thrilled Jamie Samuelsen is joining the morning show on The Ticket. Jamie and Mike Stone are old friends who worked together prior to joining The Ticket team. Jamie will bring a new and fresh sound to mornings, and I look forward to watching the evolution of the show as Jamie, Mike and Sara work together and take the show to new heights.”
Program Director Jimmy Powers added, “Jamie and Stoney will make a great morning team. They both have an enormous amount of sports knowledge and opinions, and will give a unique perspective of what is happening with your favorite teams.”
Samuelsen’s radio career in Detroit dates back to 1994. He has been a part of The Ticket since 2012.