Christy McDonald reflects on loss of beloved husband Jamie Samuelsen
DETROIT – On July 27, 2020, radio host Jamie Samuelsen announced on the air that he had colon cancer. March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month and she’s taking up the cause to honor her husband. She now has way too much of it when it comes to colon cancer. Even with Colon Cancer Awareness at what must be an all-time high. But that job is left to McDonald now because Samuelsen never got the chance.
ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020
DETROIT Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across the state. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended the State of Emergency until Oct. 1 at 11:59 p.m. because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Officials said an inmate got out of his cell and attacked Searcy, who was going cell to cell checking locks.
Video diary: Hank Winchester chronicles colonoscopy experience
Following the passing of longtime Detroit sports voice Jamie Samuelsen, who died in August at the age of 48 after battling colon cancer, Local 4′s Hank Winchester decided to make an appointment for a colonoscopy. Winchester, who is in a similar age group, decided to document the experience, to show those who may be avoiding it what the process entails. Watch Hank’s video blog in the video player above to follow his journey. In 2020, 12% of colorectal cancer cases will be diagnosed in people under 50 – about 18,000 cases. Rates have been increasing since the mid-1980s in adults ages 20-39 years and since the mid-1990s in adults ages 40-54 years, with younger age groups experiencing the steepest increase.
Why you shouldnt be afraid to get a colonoscopy
Hank Winchester got his first colonoscopy to find out what you can expect and to explain why the examination is so critical. The test is easy, Hank said. But like Jamie, Im in my 40s and have a family. Simple, but critical testThe colonoscopy is a simple test, but its critical for early detection. RELATED: Video diary: Hank Winchester chronicles colonoscopy experienceMORE: Health news and resources
97.1s Mike Stone talks about his friend and colleague Jamie Samuelsen
Jamie Samuelsen lost his 19-month battle with colon cancer Saturday and now a family is mourning a husband and a father. Mike Stone has hosted the Jamie and Stoney Show on 97.1 The Ticket with Samuelsen for four years. Jamie Samuelsen; impactful, funny kind and smart, Stone says of Samuelsens legacy. Jamie Samuelsen, the best damn friend you could ever have, a tremendous broadcaster on @971theticketxyt passed away tonight at 48. Bob Wojnowski (@bobwojnowski) August 1, 2020I am heartbroken by the passing of my great longtime friend and radio partner Jamie Samuelsen.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- Aug. 3, 2020
Michigan Primary Election 2020: How to track your ballotThe 2020 Michigan Primary Election is Aug. 4, but many have already voted by mail, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 82,782 as of Sunday, including 6,206 deaths, state officials report. On Saturday the state reported 60,022 recoveries. Just last weekend the state reported a total of 57,502 COVID-19 recoveries. The state reported a total of 82,356 coronavirus cases Saturday and 6,206 deaths.
Detroit sports personality Jamie Samuelsen dies at 48
DETROIT Longtime Detroit sports writer and radio host Jamie Samuelsen died Saturday, The Ticket reported. Each morning since my diagnosis, I got up, turned on the radio mic and got to talk sports, Samuelsen said. Everything youre going to read and hear about Jamie Samuelsen is on the money - he was just the best - as a broadcaster, of course. Jamie Samuelsen, the best damn friend you could ever have, a tremendous broadcaster on @971theticketxyt passed away tonight at 48. Bob Wojnowski (@bobwojnowski) August 1, 2020I am heartbroken by the passing of my great longtime friend and radio partner Jamie Samuelsen.
ClickOnDetroit Morning Briefing -- July 28, 2020
Gretchen Whitmer will lead a news conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday to provide an update on the states response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Michigan has been experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases throughout July, prompting new face mask regulations and some uncertainty over how -- and if -- the state will continue to reopen. Michigan coronavirus (COVID-19) cases up to 78,507; Death toll now at 6,154The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan has risen to 78,507 as of Monday, including 6,154 deaths, state officials report. New cases have increased moderately in recent weeks, while deaths remain flat in Michigan. The state also reports active cases, which were listed at 15,000 as of Monday.
Detroit sports personality Jamie Samuelsen says hes battling colon cancer
DETROIT Longtime Detroit sports writer and radio host Jamie Samuelsen revealed on Monday that hes been fighting colon cancer. Samuelsen announced the news on his radio show, the Jamie & Stoney Show, on 97.1 The Ticket. Each morning since my diagnosis, I got up, turned on the radio mic and got to talk sports, Samuelsen said. So I wanted to continue to have fun and not let cancer get in the way of doing what I loved. Samuelsen has been a Detroit sports media staple since 1994, when he first joined WDFN.