Kevin Adell was born in Birmingham, Michigan in 1966 and attended Birmingham Groves High School. As a young child Adell developed an interest in communications as an amateur HAM radio operator. After graduating from high school in 1985, Adell pursued his interest in communications further by attending Arizona State University where he graduated in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications.
Following his graduation from college, Kevin set out on a course to build a media empire for radio, television, and online media and content.
As CEO of The Word Network, 910AM Superstation, and WADL TV Detroit Kevin has worked to create each of these organizations into world-class communications companies with the following achievements detailed below.
The Word Network, also known as The Word, was founded in 2000 by Kevin Adell and is the largest African-American religious network in the world.
The network airs national and international ministries, gospel music, interview shows, religious conventions, special events and produces original content within their television studio. The Word Network is available in 95 million homes in the U.S. and to more than 3 billion households in 200 countries via 12 satellites.
910 AM Superstation is a talk formatted HD broadcast radio station that is owned and operated by Adell and offers programming focused on the issues that matter most to those living in Metro Detroit.
Known as “The Most Powerful Voices in the Urban Community”, 910 AM Superstation has over 30 on-air show hosts that generate a variety of perspectives and discussion on current events.
The station averages 25,200 unique listeners per week, of which, 15,600 are African-American along with a listener base of 17,000 residing in Oakland County.
WADL TV Detroit (channel 38 in most communities) is an independent television station serving Michigan that is licensed to Mount Clemens. The station is locally owned by the Adell Broadcasting Corporation and operated by CEO Kevin Adell. WADL maintains studio and transmitter facilities located on Adell Drive in Clinton Township, Michigan.
WADL carries syndicated programming that includes shows like King of the Hill and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit along with nightly newscasts, and even the televising of game six of the Stanley Cup Finals in 2013. The station has grown to also include programming from FOX and NBC while growing towards providing newer main stream family shows.
WADL reaches over 1.5 million viewers in the state of Michigan with its broadcasts.
Apparently there won’t be a mega-mine gravel pit in Metamora, MI after all because the bill to supporting the development has been dropped in the Michigan state senate. Learn more.
Michigan is a home rule state and the residents of Metamora, MI and other communities are concerned about the state imposing its will when it comes to local matters such as land use and development. Learn more.
The Novi City Council voted 6-0 in giving Kevin Adell final approval to develop his twenty-three acres at I-96 & Novi Road. Adell has invited Novi city officials, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland Country Treasurer Andy Meisner, Canidates for Governor and others to attend tomorrows ceremony. Adell will present gold shovels and hard […]