Time Running Out To Sign Up For CBS Radio Tour With ESD

SOUTHFIELD — CBS Radio Detroit’s new high-tech studios in Southfield are the destination for the next Engineering Society of Detroit members-only tour Wednesday, Oct. 8. And makers, be sure to circle Oct. 22 on your calendars for a tour of TechShop in Allen Park.

You can join ESD Oct. 8 for an insider’s look at the newsroom of Michigan’s only all-news radio station, WWJ Newsradio 950.

Newsrooms know what’s happening before anyone else does around the clock. And you can watch the “first draft of history” in the maknig, as WWJ’s dedidcated, award-winning staff assembles the news broadcast that gets metro Detroit home from work.

Not only that, but the new, high-tech home of WWJ is also home to CBS Radio’s other stations in the Detroit market – 97.1 The Ticket sports talk, 104.3 WOMC Detroit’s Greatest Hits, 99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country, and 98.7 Amp Radio, with “more hit music every hour.” You never know which DJ or musician you might bump into on this fun tour. And there’s also a close look at plenty of cool electronics needed to get radio on the air and over the web, too.

The tour begins with registration at 4 p.m. and the tour itself from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

To register, visit this link, or call (248) 353-0735.

The TechShop Allen Park tour, meanwhile, is Wednesday, Oct. 22. Registration begins at 3:30 p.m. with the tour from 4 to 5 p.m.

TechShop is a playground for creativity. Part fabrication and prototyping studio, part hackerspace and part learning center, For a small monthly membership fee, TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of advanced machines and tools, sophisticated 2D and 3D design software, and other professional equipment. TechShop also provides comprehensive instruction and expert staff to ensure a safe, meaningful and rewarding experience. At TechShop, you can explore the world of making in a collaborative and creative environment

To register, visit this link, or call (248) 353-0735.

Both tours cost $25 for ESD members. Or, non-members can join ESD for $60 (a 40 percent discount) and take the tour free. This offer is good for new, first-time members only.

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