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Cartman In The Morning

My name is Cartman. It feels like it was yesterday, but the fact of the matter I cracked a mic for the first time in Northern Michigan in 2004. Knowing that teenagers are running around who weren't even born when I began my career here makes me feel old. The graying hair, and random back pain from sleeping wrong is another good indication of getting old.

I love my wife. I love my dogs. I love my job. Music is life. I love to crank up my radio and jam to music no matter the mood. That's the beautiful part about music... there is always a song that fits what you are feeling. To those listening to Rock 105 and 95-5 for the first time, I welcome you. For those of you who have been loyal to the station all these years, and to my show, I say thank you. The best is yet to come. Now turn up that radio and let's have some fun!

Call the show! 1-888-955-1051

Cartman In The Morning's Latest Blog Post: New Year, New Blog.

On-Air Schedule

Monday 06:00am - 10:00am Cartman in the Morning
Tuesday 06:00am - 10:00am Cartman in the Morning
Wednesday 06:00am - 10:00am Cartman in the Morning
Thursday 06:00am - 10:00am Cartman in the Morning
Friday 06:00am - 10:00am Cartman in the Morning
Saturday 06:00am - 10:00am Rock On Weekend

Anne Carlini

Anne Carlini has been a welcomed voice in rock radio for decades. Born and raised in Michigan, Anne is a true fan of the mitten. Vacations 'Up North' has now turned into home with her husband and three dogs. Anne's love for music and her years on the radio has turned her into a virtual rock encyclopedia. She spends lots of time diving into the latest rock news and watching and reading music biographies and documentaries. After all, her first love is music and Michigan, of course!

"I'm so happy to join the "Rock 105 & 95.5" team and to be on the air in the place that I call home. Let's rock!"

On-Air Schedule

Monday 10:03am - 03:00pm Middays
Tuesday 10:00am - 03:00pm Middays
Wednesday 10:00am - 03:00pm Middays
Thursday 10:00am - 03:00pm Middays
Friday 10:00am - 03:00pm Middays

Dave Doran

Friends, this is a tale of two cities. Traverse City and Detroit. I started my crazy (and believe me it's been CRAZY) radio career right here in Traverse City way back in the 20th century. Since then, the rock n' roll that has infected my soul has taken me places you can't even imagine!

I've seen a million faces & I've rocked'em all! (yeah, I just quoted Bon Jovi, so what?) But my favorite place to be is right here in Northern Michigan. The Cherry Festival, The Venetian Festival, Cedar Fest. The U & I, The Doublewide, Union Street. The breweries, the restaurants, the lakes, the dunes, South Manitou. Leland, Suttons Bay, Northport, Charlevoix, Gaylord, Elk Rapids, Kalkaska, the list is endless.

But most of all, it's YOU the people that make this town great. It's YOU who make this town ROCK! I'm thrilled to be back on the radio here in Northern Michigan at ROCK 105.5 and 95.5. After spending time at WRIF/WCSX Detroit, WIOT Toledo, and stations in Saginaw, Flint, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek...It feels good to be back home. My brothers and sisters in rock... I'm here to chew bubble gum & melt your face with rock n' roll...and I'm all outta bubble gum. See you at the Doublewide!

On-Air Schedule

Monday 03:00pm - 07:00pm Afternoon Drive
Tuesday 03:00pm - 07:00pm Afternoon Drive
Wednesday 03:00pm - 07:00pm Afternoon Drive
Thursday 03:00pm - 07:00pm Afternoon Drive
Friday 03:00pm - 05:20pm Afternoon Drive
Friday 05:23pm - 07:00pm Afternoon Drive
Saturday 03:00pm - 08:00pm Rock On Weekend

Guy Dark

Guy Dark arrived in Northern Michigan in late 2018. In addition to hosting nights on Rock 105 and 95.5, he's also the Operations Manager for Black Diamond Broadcasting, which is a fancy way of saying he helps out with all of the BDB stations.

Guy "grew up" in Massachusetts, and constantly called radio stations to request songs and win prizes. Once he realized he could get paid to play music and talk on the radio, he was hooked!

Guy is also a Bronze Level Four Ballroom Dancer, and performed at Swing Shift And The Stars in Traverse City back in 2019! He's also completed numerous 5K's and a couple of 10K's.

If you ever see Guy Dark at station events, he'd be glad to talk to you about his beloved cat Drake, sports, and of course, music!

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 10:00am - 03:00pm Rock On Weekend
Monday 07:00pm - 12:00am Guy Dark Nights
Tuesday 07:00pm - 12:00am Guy Dark Nights
Wednesday 07:00pm - 12:00am Guy Dark Nights
Thursday 07:00pm - 12:00am Guy Dark Nights
Friday 07:00pm - 12:00am Guy Dark Nights

Jim D Smith

Jim Smith is my name, Rock & Roll is my game and I wouldn't change it for ANYTHING!

I live in Traverse City and enjoy playing guitar and bass and golfing with the love of my life Nicole, who I married in the Fall of 2021. I have worked for 35 years as a lead guitar player in several local and national bands like Nite, EverShine, Raggedy Anne, and Crazy Train: The Ultimate Ozzy Tribute. Currently, I am playing bass guitar in a band called "The 4 Horseman" as well as a band called "EBD." You can catch us out on the music scene all over Northern Michigan, especially in the Traverse City area. No doubt we will be coming to a stage near you very soon!

I have a Passion for music, and for Northern Michigan Radio! I've been a DJ in Northern Michigan since 2012, and am so excited to be right here on Rock 105 & 95.5 rocking the people, because we are THE Real Rock Station!

See you on the Airways!

On-Air Schedule

Sunday 03:00pm - 07:00pm Rock On Weekend
Saturday 10:00am - 03:00pm Rock On Weekend

NASCAR Steve

THE FAST LANE
Mondays 10:00am
Fridays 5:20pm

I was born and raised in Alpena, moved to TC for 20 years and landed in Cheboygan a few years back to work for Rock 105. Big surprise I am a HUGE fan of racing and music. I've been to 39 Cup races all around the country, attended over 250 concerts including all types of music, a ton of bands that spin on Rock 105 including Metallica, Godsmack, Shinedown, 3 Doors Down, Kid Rock, Seether and many, many more.

As the self-proclaimed Ambassador to NASCAR for Northern Michigan for the last 20 years, Steve continues to report on the sport from a Fan's perspective for Rock 105 every Monday and Friday with the Fast Lane.

NASCAR Steve continues to be a Northern Michigan favorite as wheelman on eight various Black Diamond Broadcasting stations!

On-Air Schedule

Monday 10:00am - 10:03am Fast Lane Report
Friday 05:20pm - 05:23pm Fast Lane Report

Mike Grisdale

News / Sports / Marketing

A longtime radio veteran in Northern Michigan, Mike is also very active in his community. His busy schedule includes officiating basketball, serving several roles in his church (Cheboygan Catholic Community) and volunteering.

Besides handling news and sports duties on most Black Diamond Broadcasting stations, he also is an integrated marketing consultant for the company and has been the Voice of Cheboygan Chiefs football for over 35 years! Mike also serves as the Director of Marketing and the Foundation Director for Mackinac Straits Health System.

He is the proud father of three boys, Bryan, Matt and Adam. When he and his wife Sandy have free time, they enjoy spending it with their dog (Drake), traveling, concerts and sampling local restaurants.

"I have seen plenty of changes in radio over the years," said Grisdale. "But like most businesses, one thing doesn't change.... the importance of strong relationships. I have been fortunate to develop many wonderful relationships with staff, clients and most importantly, the audience."

 

 

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