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A Goodbye Note From CRM & Larz
May 30 2017 15:00

Effective immediately, Chicagoland Radio and Media (CRM) is going on an extended hiatus.

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News & Notes: Linda MacLennan; Spiegel & Parkins; Julie DiCaro; Tom Waddle; Byron Miranda;...
May 12 2017 08:30

Today's News & Notes features a handful of local media news items, including: Linda MacLennan returns to anchoring newscasts; Spiegel & Parkins hit the bleachers; Julie D [ ... ]

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WCGO Being Purchased By William Pollack
May 11 2017 15:30

Kovas Communications, the Fort Wayne, IN-based parent company of WCGO-AM 1590, has agreed to sell the radio station to William (Bill) Pollack, based out of Memphis, TN. T [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Tribune Media; FOX 32; Steve Harvey; MeTV; Mike North; Jimmy Mac; W276BM; Eb...
May 10 2017 08:00

Today's News & Notes features 11 news items with local media ties, including: Tribune Media's suitor Nexstar explains why they didn't purchase the company; FOX 32 unveils [ ... ]

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Tribune Media Sold To Sinclair Broadcasting
May 08 2017 17:00

The day that most Tribune Media employees have been dreading for weeks finally arrived. Chicago-based Tribune Media has agreed to sell all of its properties to Maryland-b [ ... ]

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Chicago Carpenters Union's 'Built To Last' Series Returns To ABC 7
May 06 2017 15:00

WLS-TV/ABC 7 will again be the television home for the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Labor Management Committee's television series "Built To Last." The fourth s [ ... ]

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Arlington Racecourse Launching New TV Show On CSN Chicago
May 05 2017 07:00

Live horse racing begins once again at Arlington International Racecourse in suburban Arlington Heights on Friday, May 5th. The 2017 racing season will run through Septem [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Kathy Hart; Steve Dahl; Steve Cochran; Lisa Greene; Jeff Davis; WSCR; Tribun...
May 04 2017 17:00

Today's News & Notes column features eight local media news items, including: Kathy Hart may be exiting WTMX-FM; Steve Dahl is back in the hospital; Steve Cochran talks a [ ... ]

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Jill Egan Joins 97.1 The Drive As Morning Show Producer
May 03 2017 16:25

WDRV-FM/97.1 The Drive has been searching for a new producer for their morning drive program "The Sherman & Tingle Show" for months. The search is finally over with the h [ ... ]

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WDCB Adds WFMT's 'Sunday Jazz With Dee Alexander' Show
May 01 2017 17:00

WDCB-FM 90.9/90.7 is adding a new two-hour jazz program to its weekend lineup: "Sunday Jazz with Dee Alexander." The new show, which is produced by the WFMT Radio Network [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Melissa Isaacson; Laurence Holmes; Mike Nowak; WDCB; Roger Badesch; Kenny Mc...
Apr 29 2017 11:00

This weekend's News & Notes features 11 local media news items, including: Melissa Isaacson is released by ESPN; Laurence Holmes helps out at WGN-TV; WSCR-AM honors U.S.  [ ... ]

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Cumulus Chicago Releases Numerous Staffers
Apr 28 2017 17:00

Cumulus Media Chicago, the operator of four radio stations in the Chicago market, fired or released many of its on-air and off-air staffers on Friday. It was the type of  [ ... ]

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CRM Website Information

The Chicagoland Radio & Media website (abbreviated as CRM) is a celebration of all things relating to Chicago-area media matters. CRM is a news source, a location for fans to voice their opinions, and an online museum of Chicago media's past and present, with a hopeful eye to its future. For the visitors, readers, and fans of the website, CRM is a both a resource and a release, both educational and an escape, and both factual and fun.

If it has a connection to Chicago area radio, television, print, and/or other forms of media -- information on it can be found here at ChicagolandRadioAndMedia.com!