JoAnne Purtan is the new morning show co-host for 104.3 WOMC. Purtan will join Stephen Clark on the Detroit heritage Classic Hits station beginning Monday, April 9. The 104.3 WOMC Mornings with Stephen Clark and JoAnne Purtan show will air 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET. Before joining Entercom, Purtan worked with WXYZ-TV for 20 years and was most recently anchor of the noon and 4:00 p.m. The Now Detroit newscasts. She is the recipient of four Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
“We are thrilled that JoAnne is part of the new WOMC morning show. In addition to being a widely respected journalist, she is an integral part of the Detroit community,” said Debbie Kenyon, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Detroit. “JoAnne’s father, Dick Purtan, is a huge part of the heritage of WOMC and it’s exciting to have a Purtan back at the station.”
“JoAnne and I have worked together for nearly two decades and I’m looking forward to starting this new adventure with her,” said Stephen Clark. “I can’t think of a smarter, more professional, more capable partner.”