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Wayne Besen Gives Statement Regarding His Surprise Release From WCPT
Mar 25 2017 17:15

As previously reported here, WCPT-AM/FM, aka Chicago's Progressive Talk, released afternoon host Wayne Besen after he finished his radio show on Friday. Late Saturday aft [ ... ]

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WCPT-AM/FM Releases Wayne Besen, Hires Ben Joravsky
Mar 25 2017 12:30

WCPT-AM/FM, aka Chicago's Progressive Talk, has made a change in its afternoon lineup. After he finished his radio show on Friday, weekday host Wayne Besen was released b [ ... ]

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News & Notes: WTTW; Mike Adamle; Lester Holt; Brooke Hunter; Justin Baczek; Mike Nowak; WR...
Mar 24 2017 17:00

This weekend's News & Notes features a dozen local media news items, including: WTTW-TV launches a new web series; Mike Adamle gives an in-depth interview; Mike Adamle of [ ... ]

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ESPN 1000 Announces Its Extensive Coverage Plans For The Cubs 2017 Season
Mar 23 2017 17:00

WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 may not be a flagship radio home for any local baseball team, but as the only Chicago radio station owned by sports broadcasting giant ESPN, there will  [ ... ]

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Chicago Public Media CEO Seeks Donations & Public Support Due To Trump's New Public Radio-...
Mar 23 2017 13:30

Chicago Public Media (CPM) President and CEO Goli Sheikholeslami sent an email out to all past WBEZ-FM donors and to those on the radio station's mailing list Thursday mo [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Radio Ratings; 87.7 MeTV FM; Dick Biondi; Ben Calhoun; Dean Richards; MBC; F...
Mar 22 2017 20:00

Today's News & Notes features 16 local media news items, including: Chicago's latest radio ratings released; 87.7 MeTV FM sets yet another record; Dick Biondi's documenta [ ... ]

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CSN Chicago Hires David DeJesus As Cubs Pre/Postgame Co-Host
Mar 22 2017 10:45

CSN Chicago has announced that former Chicago Cubs standout David DeJesus has been named as the new studio analyst for CSN's Cubs pre-game and post-game shows. Beginning  [ ... ]

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ESPN 1000 Rearranges Schedule, Flips 'Kap & Co' and 'Carmen & Jurko' Times
Mar 21 2017 16:30

WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 is making a big change with its weekday lineup effective next month. The late morning/midday show with Carmen DeFalco and John "Jurko" Jurkovic will be  [ ... ]

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WRTO-AM Flips To Univision Deportes 1200 AM
Mar 21 2017 09:30

With little fanfare, Univision-owned WRTO-AM 1200 flipped from a Spanish language all-talk station with a few sports broadcasts, to a Spanish language all-sports station  [ ... ]

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Former WMVP-AM Program Director Promoted To Head Of ESPN Radio Programming
Mar 20 2017 14:30

Justin Craig, an ESPN Radio lifer who served as the Program Director for WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 for four years, just received a huge promotion. It was announced on Monday that [ ... ]

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WGCI-FM To Host Another Town Hall Meeting About Gun Violence
Mar 20 2017 09:30

For the past year, WGCI-FM/107.5 WGCI has been holding a series of periodic town hall-style meetings that discuss the ongoing gun violence problem in Chicago's urban neig [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Tribune Broadcasting; Ken 'Hawk' Harrelson; Danielle Robay; Steve & Johnnie;...
Mar 17 2017 18:00

It's another gigantic News & Notes with 19 local media news items, including: Tribune Broadcasting continues to move closer to being sold off; Ken "Hawk" Harrelson moves  [ ... ]

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