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Dave & Chuck The Freak Sign Multi-Year Extension With WRIF

Dave Chuck The Freak 101.1 WRIF DetroitGreater Media Rock 101.1 WRIF Detroit have signed morning hosts Dave and Chuck The Freak to a multi-year contract extension.

Dave Hunter, Chuck “The Freak” Urquhart and Lisa Way joined WRIF in May 2013 from Bell Media Alternative “89X” 88.7 CIMX Windsor ON to replace Drew Lane and Mike Clark.

Greater Media announces radio morning personalities Dave & Chuck the Freak have signed a new multi-year contract with WRIF-FM in Detroit.

The new pact ensures the Motor City’s top rated morning show will remain on the station. The duo has held wake-up duties at the station since May of 2013.

No strangers to the Detroit airwaves, Dave and Chuck the Freak, along with Lisa Way, have spent over a decade working together at WRIF-FM and “across the border” in Windsor, Ontario. The show continues to incorporate heavy listener interaction, both live on the air and through the use of social media.

“We are thrilled to be continuing our journey here at the legendary WRIF,” said Dave Hunter. “With an incredible team and support staff, it has been unbelievable to watch the show grow so much since we’ve started here.”

“The continued consistent success of the Dave & Chuck the Freak morning show is truly phenomenal,” said Greater Media Detroit Vice President and Market Manager Steve Chessare. “Their dedication and commitment to our listeners, advertisers and community is a shining example of the power of live and local radio. We are honored to have them in the Greater Media family.”

The six member team of the Dave & Chuck the Freak Morning Show anchor one of America’s most successful rock radio stations. WRIF-FM recently marked 44 years in the rock radio format in Detroit.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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