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WSNS-TV Adds News Anchor & 30-Minute Newscast

WSNS-TV/Telemundo Chicago is adding more news and a new news anchor soon. In October, Anabel Monge will join Telemundo Chicago as co-anchor of the 5:00pm and 10:00pm newscasts. In November, WSNS-TV will add an additional newscast, starting at 4:30pm, shifting its daytime schedule around slightly.

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WLS-TV To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

September 15th to October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. WLS-TV/ABC 7 is once again commemorating the annual event by offering special programming of interest for Chicago's Latino communities.

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WGN-TV To Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2014

September 15th to October 15th is National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. WGN-TV is once again commemorating the annual event by offering a month's worth of special programming of interest for Chicago's Hispanic communities. Numerous special reports concerning Latino culture will air throughout this special month on WGN-TV's daily newscasts.

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Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-2015 Pre-Season Broadcast Schedule

The Chicago Blackhawks' six pre-season games, getting the team warmed up for the 2014-2015 regular season, will begin next week. Four of the games will be seen on local television, four will be heard on local radio, and all six will have the audio streaming online.

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Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-2015 Regular Season Broadcast Schedule

With the Chicago Blackhawks' training camp set to start, it's time to look at the team's broadcast schedule for the upcoming NHL regular season. Once again, the majority of games will be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet Chicago, with some games also airing locally on WGN-TV and nationally on NBC-TV or NBC Sports Network.

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Changes & Additions At WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9

Chicago's all-news station WBBM-AM/Newsradio 780 (simulcast on WCFS-FM 105.9) continues to be a market leader in ratings and revenue. This month, the station has made a few minor adjustments to help insure its successes continue on.

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News & Notes: Chicago Bears; WMAQ-TV; Jimmy Fallon; Univision Deportes; WGN-TV/WGN-AM; James D. Jones; Tribune Media; More

Today's News & Notes features a dozen local media news items, including: Chicago Bears are still #1 in the TV ratings; Brian Urlacher says goodbye to FOX Sports 1; Katie Kim is coming to Chicago; WMAQ-TV and the BGA file a joint lawsuit against CPS; Jimmy Fallon is coming to Chicago because of a CPS bet; Univision Deportes throws a party in Chicago; WGN-TV and WGN-AM get a new look online; Joe Lundstrom exits WGN-AM; Daniel Rendon returns to Chicago; James D. Jones adds a new weekend job; John H. White gets a three-month exhibition salute; and Tribune Media is re-purposing some riverfront property of theirs. Details to these stories can be read right here...

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Clear Channel Media + Entertainment Changes Name To iHeartMedia

Two years ago, Clear Channel Radio changed its name, dropping the word "Radio" and becoming Clear Channel Media + Entertainment publicly and CC Media Holdings, Inc. officially. This morning the company announced it has changed its name once again. The official new name is iHeartMedia, Inc.

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WLUP-FM Announces New On-Air Lineup, Shifts

Cumulus Media's WLUP-FM/97.9 The Loop has announced most of its new lineup, bringing to Chicago one market veteran, one name who briefly worked in Chicago, and one new name. Cumulus Media also announced that the new DJs will have set shifts, which disposes of the odd Merlin Media automation, where DJs voice track their parts in advance and they get played at random times throughout the daytime.

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WLUP-FM Releases Morning Show Personalities Maxwell And John Czahor

According to inside sources, WLUP-FM/97.9 The Loop has released two of its three personalities from its morning show. Those released are main host Maxwell and news anchor/co-host John Czahor.

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WLUP-FM Releases Patrick Capone

WLUP-FM/97.9 The Loop today released arguably their best rock jock, Patrick Capone. The cliche radio reason of wanting to "move in a different direction" was given by Cumulus Media. Capone had been with WLUP since 2005.

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News & Notes: Tommy Edwards; Scott Shannon; Tom Langmyer; WFMT; Bart Shore; Chicago Tribune; Nostalgia Digest; More

This weekend's News & Notes features a baker's dozen of local media news items, including: Tommy Edwards' classy farewell; Scott Shannon's Chicago return; Marconi Radio Awards avoid Chicago; Tom Langmyer gets a Marconi honor; Jordan Bernfield and Rick Hall are honored; WFMT-FM gets a head start on its Fall pledge drive; Bart Shore has a special online Saturday night show; CRM Radio Network found now on TuneIn; Chicago Tribune's arts reporters/critics get together for an event; Dennis Rodkin is heading west; Ashley Heher trades in the AP for the UofC; Nostalgia Digest is throwing itself an anniversary party; and sad news for John Dempsey. The details can all be read below.

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South Suburban Radio Personality Mike Tomano Joins Freak's Roadhouse Radio For Weekend Show

Veteran of south suburban radio stations, Mike Tomano will join the hard-rocking Internet radio station Roadhouse Radio for a new weekly show. "Mike Tomano & Company" will debut this Saturday, September 13th at 10:00am.

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Chicago Radio News Anchors Darlas & Keiper Host Brain Aneurysm Awareness Event

Chicago's Brain Aneurysm Support Group is hosting its fifth annual "Survivor in the City" cocktail party this Friday, September 12th. The event will be hosted by a pair of top Chicago radio news anchors: WGN-AM's Andrea Darlas and WLS-AM's Jennifer Keiper. There will also be a pair of major guest stars at Friday's fundraising "Black & White" cocktail party.

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Q Rock 100.7 Asks For Listeners' Help In Fighting New Translator Station

South suburban WRXQ-FM/Q Rock 100.7 is concerned about the new radio station coming soon to a downtown Chicago translator, which will also be on the 100.7 frequency. They are asking fans of Q Rock 100.7 to fill out a form on their website, which they will then submit to the FCC to try and insure that the upcoming low-powered translator broadcast will not interrupt their fans' enjoyment of the full-powered radio station.

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News & Notes: Chicago Bears; Pete McMurray/Scott Miller; WJMK-FM; WTMX-FM; WIIL-FM; WFLD-TV; WLS-TV; Roy Leonard; More

Today's News & Notes features 18 local media news items, including: Chicago Bears lose but win; Pete McMurray and Scott Miller help out FOX 32's Bears coverage; many Chicago broadcasters are up for a possible Ford C. Frick Award; The Game adds more football programming; K-Hits searches for its next midday host; The Mix wants your selfies; Eric & Kathy tap a keg; WIIL-FM gets "Notorious"; "Tic Tak" gets a new job; Larry King to be honored in Chicago; WFLD-TV gets a new self-help/inspirational show; WLS-TV gets a new ratings service; Comcast/Xfinity Cable customers will have the opportunity to see Univision Deportes next month; Dan Levy and Jill Urchak have a baby; Amanda Czernecki gets hitched; sad news about the passing of Bill Gourley and Jim Mulqueeny; and funeral information for the late Roy Leonard. All the details can read right here...

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Many New Chicago Low-Powered Radio Stations Tentatively Approved By The FCC

Before the end of last year, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) accepted many hundreds of applications from organizations wishing to start up low-powered radio stations on vacant FM frequencies. This included quite a few applications for the Chicago area. The FCC gave tentative approval to 111 organizations, which includes potential LPFM radio stations for the Chicago market.

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CSN Chicago Named Local TV Home For IHSA Championship Game Broadcasts

Comcast SportsNet Chicago has entered into a multi-year partnership with the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and PlayOn! Sports. This will allow CSN Chicago to become the exclusive, Chicago area television home of 59 IHSA Championship events, which equates to over 160 hours of dedicated local preps sports broadcasts. This new partnership goes in effect with this current 2014-15 scholastic year.

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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!