In addition to his radio show, Albom is an award-winning sports columnist with “The Detroit Free Press“, an Emmy-award winning television commentator, and a professional musician. Albom is a best-selling author of several books including “Tuesdays with Morrie” and “The Five People You Meet in Heaven“. Additionally, Albom has founded eight charities, many in the metropolitan Detroit area, such as Detroit Dream Scholars,A Time To Help, and S.A.Y Detroit. Since 1996, Albom has been a WJR staple, making The Mitch Albom Show the longest-running afternoon radio show.
After performing nationally at famed comedy stops such as the Comedy Store, the Improv, Zanies, and the Comedy Castle – and doing TV shows like A&E’s “Comedy on the Road“, “Star Search“, and BET’s “Comic View” – Ken was hired as the funny man for an up and coming radio show with some guy named Mitch.
A much sought-after hand model for over 30 years, Rosey found his way to Detroit in December 2000 to reunite with his childhood friend Mitch, and take over the production reigns of The Mitch Albom Show.
Picture the regular crowd from “Cheers”, add a band, current newsmakers, politicians, nationally known celebrities, and film, television and stage stars and you are listening to The Mitch Albom Show broadcast weekdays on WJR.
Combining commentary, comedy, and in-depth interviews with WJR‘s rich news and information heritage, The Mitch Albom Show offers entertainment plus news, traffic, sports and weather in a fast-paced package.