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97.1 The Ticket Renames Studio to Honor Jamie Samuelsen


Entercom WXYT 97.1 The Ticket's Detroit broadcast studio will be renamed "The Samuelsen Studio" in honor of the late Jamie Samuelsen. The former station veteran and morning show host passed away from colon cancer on August 1.

"Jamie meant so much to our station and was a key part of our listeners lives," said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Detroit. "We want to honor him in a special way, not only as a great broadcaster, but an extraordinary person. We hope the renaming of the studio will serve as a way to keep his memory alive and add to his incredible legacy here in Detroit."

Samuelson was diagnosed with colon cancer in January 2019 and advocated for listeners to schedule colonoscopies during his final broadcast on July 27.

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