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Craig Fahle leaving WDET for Detroit Land Bank Authority

July 14, 2014

After seven years hosting a weekday talk show on WDET 101.9 FM, Craig Fahle is leaving the Detroit public radio station to become director of public affairs and senior adviser for the Detroit Land Bank Authority. Fahle has hosted the "Craig Fahle Show" since 2007, and since last year also has been co-general manager of the station. His final show is scheduled for Aug. 8. The university said it would "leave the door open" for Fahle if he wants to return to the station. "We are delighted for him, and that he's been recognized as such an important and influential person, and that WDET had, as well," said Michael Wright, WSU's vice president of marketing communications who oversees the radio station as part of his department. "He's made it very clear he's not leaving WDET lightly." In the interim after Fahle leaves, Michelle Srbinovich will be the full general manager while the university conducts a review of the station's needs, Wright said. "We'll examine what are the needs for the management of WDET," he said, while praising Srbinovich's oversight of the station's business functions. "For the moment, Michelle is in the driver's seat," he said.