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Opportunity Detroit

Cumulus Media Detroit

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"Opportunity Detroit" has teamed with 760 WJR to bring you EVERYTHING Detroit! Endless amounts of positive energy and influence are spreading throughout the city, and we’re covering it all. "Opportunity Detroit" focuses exclusively on Detroit, its ongoing revitalization, and the people who are working tirelessly to reshape the Motor City.
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Longtime broadcaster Paul W. Smith takes middays live and local for a show that goes in-depth with the newsmakers who are shaping the future of Southeast Michigan. Tune in as Paul connects with politicians, business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainers for longform conversations about why the efforts behind the headlines really matter. Accessible, informative, balanced, and bold, with diverse voices and thought-provoking questions that bring it all into Focus.
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MSU Today is a lively look at Michigan State University-related people, places, events and attitudes put into focus by Russ White. The show airs Saturdays at 5 P.M. and Sundays at 5 A.M. on 102.3 FM and AM 870 WKAR, and 8 P.M. on AM 760 WJR.
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Join the team of Guy Gordon,, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds weekday mornings for the latest in local, regional, and global news live from high atop the golden tower of the Fisher Building. They will be joined by the newsmakers who know, plus our team of reporters and commentators, including Executive Producer Nick Roddy. Get the latest on government and politics, business news, area happenings, sports, entertainment news, and more! It’s all part of “JR Morning with Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jacks ...
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Catch the latest reports on high tech programs and services at Lawrence Technological University. Listen to THE BELOW "Tech Updates" to learn about advancements in education, research, and technology at Lawrence Tech!
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MSU Com Art Sci alumni Mike Valenti and Rico Beard host the top show on the top radio station in Detroit. It’s The Valenti Show with Rico on 97.1 The Ticket. Valenti earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2002. Beard earned a bachelor’s in telecommunication in 1993 and a master’s in telecommunication and urban studies in 1997. Mike and Rico ta…
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Juen 14, 2024 ~ Wayne County Sheriff Raphael Washington and Hilton Napoleon will commemorate the life and legacy of former Sheriff Benny Napoleon with increased goals for the youth and senior education fund at this year’s golf outing taking place June 14 at Fox Hills Golf Club in Plymouth. The two discuss this further with Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson…
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June 14, 2024 ~ Ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to Detroit, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, Pastor Cindy Rudolph, and a local small business owner will slam Trump for over their claims of him killing Michigan jobs, dragging its economy backward, and leaving Black Michiganders behind. Jasmin Harris, director of African …
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June 13, 2024 ~ Full Show: Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds talk about Michigan’s bold move to curb youth tobacco, Greg “Special K” Kelser's basketball camps for the youth, how childcare challenges are shaping workforce dynamics, Wayne County's SCOUT Program, the Blue Water Festival at Michigan’s Thumb Coast, the US Open, and more!…
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June 13, 2024 ~ 760 WJR Senior Sports Analyst Steve Courtney previews for Guy, Lloyd, and Jamie this weekend’s US Open PGA tournament in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Does Tiger Woods have a shot at pulling off his fourth US Open victory, and can the best golfers in the sport, including Patrick Cantlay, Will Zalatoris, and Xander Schuffele, relieve Sc…
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June 13, 2024 ~ WJR Senior News Analyst Marie Osborne joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to unravel the ticking time bomb hidden in adjustable-rate mortgages. Discover why homeowners who took advantage of 2019’s tempting 3.5% rates are now bracing for impact with potential 7% hikes. With nearly 2 million borrowers in the crosshairs,…
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June 13, 2024 ~ Michael Hensley, president and CEO of Blue Water Convention & Visitor Bureau, joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to explore the summer magic of Michigan’s Thumb Coast! From the centennial Bayview Mackinac Race to the electrifying Blue Water Festival, and a stellar Elking performance, there’s something for everyone. D…
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June 13, 2024 ~ DPD Wayne County Sheriff Rapheal Washington joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the groundbreaking SCOUT program in Detroit that tackles crime, drag racing, and more while fostering community ties. From managing jails to horse patrols, find out how the sheriff’s office is revolutionizing public safety wi…
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June 13, 2024 ~ Small Business Association President and CEO Brian Calley joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the mounting challenges employers face in securing top talent due to a critical shortage of affordable childcare. Discover how this issue disproportionately affects women and minority-owned small businesses in t…
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June 13, 2024 ~ Psychologist and Corporate Coach for Craig Counseling Services Dr. Steve Craig joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the secrets to planning the perfect family vacation. He identifies the clash between meticulous planning and spontaneous adventure and explores how to blend structured activities with free t…
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June 13, 2024 ~ Former Detroit Pistons small forward and current Pistons color commentator, Greg “Special K” Kelser, joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds in-studio to talk about his basketball camps for boys and girls aged 7 to 17. The camps, which focus on developing fundamental basketball skills, also work to inspire teamwork, sport…
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June 13, 2024 ~ Dr. Brittany Tayler, pediatrician and Keep MI Kids Tobacco Free Alliance co-chair, joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about Michigan’s bold move to curb youth tobacco use by using an ice cream truck. With nearly 40% of voters rallying behind a new legislative package, Dr. Taylor sheds light on the urgent need…
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June 12, 2024 ~ Full Show: Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds talk about the U.S. Open, equal and equitable funding for Michigan schools, Detroit's 180 Church welcoming Donald Trump, the Hunter Biden verdict, the All of Us Foundation. the Cranbook Tennis Classic, and the WNBA making history.…
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June 12, 2024 ~ WJR Sports Analyst Steve Courtney joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the WNBA setting records and achieving its highest TV ratings in its history. Prominent rookies Indiana’s Caitlin Clark, Chicago’s Angel Reese, and Los Angeles Cameron Brink are the latest evidence of surging popularity, with the WNBA …
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June 12, 2024 ~ Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the All of Us Foundation that launched yesterday as a product of her Commission to Address Gun Violence. The foundation will use prevention education and training to educate the public, along with legal advocacy and training, to…
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June 12, 2024 ~ Pastor Lorenzo Sewell, pastor at 180 Church, joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to touch on former President Trump’s scheduled visit to his church to speak at a convention being organized by the conservative group Turning Point Action. Pastor Zo plans to keep the service exclusive to the neighborhood and highlight vo…
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June 12, 2024 ~ Dr. Nikolai Vitti, superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, joins Guy Gordon, Lloyd Jackson, and Jamie Edmonds to talk about the path towards equal and equitable funding for all students in Michigan, with a look at the legislative priorities and the work that’s yet to be done.…
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