Bumping Up the Producer and Adding an 11PM Newscast

WXMI in Grand Rapids is adding a 10PM newscast starting June 2. News Director Brooks Blanton told the staff that 44% of the viewers that watch WXMI's 10PM newscast, watch another stations newscast at 11PM.

Which means the people in Western Michigan are news hungry, or WXMI does fulfill all their needs at 10PM.

Also, Blanton says that "darn good Producer" (My God the language) Paul Cicchini is being bumped up (or down) to a Reporter spot at the station.

Here's the internal memo sent to the staff: