Specs Howard School of Media Arts Blog

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    Specs Spotlight: Jason Scott

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Fri, Jan 3, 2020
      Growing up, Jason Scott wanted to end up being David Letterman. He was always interested in working in media, and saw local Detroit radio as a way ...
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    Topics: Radio, BMA, Broadcasting, specs spotlight, news anchor, WWJ

    Specs Spotlight: Conrad Reed

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Thu, Dec 19, 2019
      One day, Conrad Reed was sitting in stand-still traffic on the highway, listening to talk radio. As he listened to the spirited discussion and fun ...
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    Topics: Radio, BMA, Broadcast, morning show host

    50 Years of the Specs Howard School: The Early Years

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Fri, Dec 13, 2019
      This blog was posted by Alisa Z. Alisa, a 1977 Specs Howard grad, is a well-known Detroit-area media personality, with a long history of radio, TV ...
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    Topics: Radio, Specs Howard, on-air, 50th anniversary

    Specs Spotlight: Annie Nawrocki

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Thu, Nov 21, 2019
      When Annie Nawrocki left high school, she knew she wanted to go into radio. She initially tried her hand at some 4-year universities, but found ...
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    Topics: Interview, Television, Radio, Broadcasting, Broadcast Media Arts, editing, specs spotlight, EBW.TV, reporter

    Specs Spotlight: Josh Brubaker

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Wed, Nov 13, 2019
      When Josh Brubaker started attending the Specs Howard Media of Arts, his goal was to end up working in television. However, during his classwork he ...
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    Topics: Radio, Detroit, Country Radio, specs spotlight, on-air, Nash FM 93.1, Cumulus Media

    50 Years of the Specs Howard School: Reminiscing with Randy Z

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Fri, Sep 27, 2019
      Randy Z is a local legend in the halls of the Specs Howard School of Media Arts. His career with the school has spanned 32 years and almost every ...
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    Topics: Radio, Specs Howard, 50th anniversary, instructor

    50 Years of the Specs Howard School: Dick Kernen's Legacy

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Fri, Sep 13, 2019
     
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    Topics: Radio, dick kernen, Career Services, 50th anniversary

    Specs Spotlight: Mark Frankhouse

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Mon, Jul 15, 2019
      Mark Frankhouse spent the start of the new millennia working in a number of different restaurants as a cook. In 2011 he decided that, while cooking ...
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    Topics: Radio, Broadcasting, Broadcast Media Arts, specs spotlight, on-air

    Specs Spotlight: Zach Hiser

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Fri, Jun 14, 2019
     
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    Topics: Radio, specs spotlight, wcsr, motor city racing promotions, race car driving

    Specs Spotlight: Paul Cicchini

    Posted by Steven Ferraro on Wed, Jun 5, 2019
     
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    Topics: Television, Radio, News, specs spotlight, anchor, producer, michigan, illinois

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