Opportunity Detroit

Opportunity Detroit has teamed up with Detroit’s WJR radio to bring you EVERYTHING Detroit. Endless amounts of positive energy and influence are spreading throughout the city and we’re covering it all. The show focuses exclusively on Detroit, its ongoing revitalization and the people who are working tirelessly to reshape the Motor City.

Opportunity Detroit airs every Sunday at noon and is dedicated to showcasing Detroit’s gems – both hidden and prominent – and improving the region through thoughtful conversations with those committed to seeing Detroit’s revitalization. The show features business leaders, community advocates and everyday citizens who are enthusiastic and passionate for taking the lead in our city’s transformation. We look forward to bringing you a variety of exciting guests and covering some thought-provoking topics pertinent to the city of Detroit.

Bill Emerson

Bill Emerson is the Chief Executive Officer of Bedrock. Bill also serves as the Vice Chairman of Quicken Loans and Rock Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender and several other FinTech businesses. Previously, Bill was Chief Executive Officer of Quicken Loans, a position he held for 15 years. Under his leadership, Quicken Loans became the second largest retail mortgage lender and closed more than $400 billion of mortgage volume across all 50 states from 2013 through 2017. This wealth of experience growing a complex, national brand will help take Bedrock to their next stage of growth.


 Paul W. Smith

Whether he is interviewing the head of a major local company, the governor, a celebrity, or other listeners, Paul W. has a warm and conversational style that keeps listeners tuned in. Dubbed by the Wall Street Journal as “the king of talk radio in Detroit,” Paul W. is the only broadcaster who has been asked to fill in for three of the biggest names in the business; Paul Harvey, Rush Limbaugh, and Sean Hannity. Paul W. Smith has been named “Best” morning show broadcast personality by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Paul was proud to be named a “Michiganian of the Year” by the Detroit News, and most recently he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

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