Former WJR President/GM Mike Fezzey Dies
March 30, 2015 at 3:55 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime former News-Talk WJR-A/DETROIT PresidentGM MIKE FEZZEY, who died FRIDAY night (3/27) of an apparent heart attack in FLORIDA at 58.
FEZZEY served as Pres./GM of WJR in 1994 through JANUARY 2011, when he became President of the Southeastern MICHIGAN region for HUNTINGTON BANK. He joined WJR in 1980.
HUNTINGTON BANK issued a statement reading, “MIKE was an extraordinary member of the HUNTINGTON family who was highly committed to the DETROIT area and making it a growing and vibrant community. Our thoughts and prayers are with MIKE’s family.”
And MICHIGAN-based radio reporter and videographer ART VUOLO said, "MIKE was a WJR lifer working is way up from an account executive to sales a manager to the top position at the station. He was very community-minded, worked with several local charities and non-profit organizations. He was simply the best!"