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'Wheeling And Dealing Radio' Comes To WIND-AM

The syndicated automobile talk show "Wheeling And Dealing Radio" makes its Chicago radio debut this Sunday, June 10th on WIND-AM. The show will now air weekly on AM 560, 10:00am-11:00am Sundays.

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ESPN 1000 Announces New 'Jay Cutler Show'

WMVP-AM/ESPN 1000 have announced an addition to its programming, as a new weekly midday feature starting later this summer begins. At the start of September, Chicago Bears starting quarterback Jay Cutler will join Tom Waddle & Marc Silverman for "The Jay Cutler Show."

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News & Notes: Tribune Company; Tom Marker; WGN Sports Night; Eddie & Jobo; Gary Spears; Billy Corgan; More

Today's News & Notes has a handful of local media stories, including: Tribune Company getting closer to exiting bankruptcy; 93XRT's Tom Marker is feelin' the Blues; WGN Sports Night goes to the races; Eddie & Jobo go out for breakfast; Gary Spears goes to Wrigleyville; Nick Digilio tilts a kilt; Billy Corgan wrestles with television; a celebrity golf tournament brings out Chicago media stars, and more. It can all be read just below.

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WTMX-FM Parts Ways With Erin Carman

WTMX-FM/101.9 The Mix is suddenly looking for a new nighttime personality. The station has parted ways with Erin Carman, who had been hosting the 7:00pm-Midnight shift for well over a year.

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WGN-TV's Mark Suppelsa Set To Return From Leave Of Absence

On May 4th, WGN-TV lead news anchor Mark Suppelsa announced he was taking an extended personal leave of absence from his job to voluntarily enter a one-month program at a rehab center in Minnesota. This afternoon he announced that he is coming back to his job, returning to WGN-TV tomorrow evening.

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News & Notes: Waddle & Silvy; WIQI; George Willborn; WSCR; Bill Press; Me-TV; Ron Vasser; Joe Cowley; More

Eleven local media news items are featured in today's News & Notes, including: Waddle & Silvy getting ready to announce something exciting; WIQI-FM making changes to its billboards and to its programming; George Willborn wins a settlement; Jim Ryan wins a new programming job; Chris Collins gets married; WSCR-AM goes to the races; Bill Press goes to Darien; Me-TV salutes Richard Dawson; Ron Vasser rides off; and Joe Cowley returns to the Twitterverse. Details below...

Read more: News & Notes: Waddle & Silvy; WIQI; George Willborn; WSCR; Bill Press; Me-TV; Ron Vasser; Joe...

WLS-TV Names John Idler As President/General Manager

ABC-owned WLS-TV has announced that John Idler will return to the station that he left four and a half years ago, but this time will serve as the President and General Manager of the station. Idler was previously a Vice President and Sales Manager for WLS-TV from 2002-2007.

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WMAQ-TV To Award $100,000 In Grants To Local Non-Profits

The NBCUniversal Foundation is partnering with the ten NBC-owned television stations, including Chicago's WMAQ-TV, on a new initiative entitled 21st Century Solutions. The program will be handing out $1.2 million in grants to local non-profit organizations in the ten markets where NBC owns TV stations. Locally, WMAQ-TV will be awarding $100,000 to three Chicagoland non-profits.

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The Drive's Weekend Changes: Carla Leonardo Temporarily Out, Byrd In

WDRV-FM/WWDV-FM, aka The Drive, has had to make a change in its weekend lineup, at least temporarily. Carla Leonardo is taking a personal leave of absence from the station to deal with a health issue. In her place, The Drive has picked up former WLUP-FM mainstay Byrd.

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News & Notes: Hot Mix 5; WGN/CLTV; Steve Dahl Network; Nick Digilio; Mark Napoleon; Fred Winston; Kathy McFarland; More

More news from the Chicago media beat in today's News & Notes, including: a return for the Hot Mix 5; a special presentation for WGN-TV & CLTV; a new addition to the Steve Dahl Network; Nick Digilio hosts a "Blow Out" next week; Sky Daniels gets upped; Art Norman & Earl Jones get honored; Mark Napoleon & Fred Winston are recovering from heart scares; and the sad passing of Kathy McFarland, Elaine Mulqueen, and Professor Robert Walker. More information is just below.

Read more: News & Notes: Hot Mix 5; WGN/CLTV; Steve Dahl Network; Nick Digilio; Mark Napoleon; Fred Winston;...

WRTO-AM TO Become Part Of New 'Univision America' Network

WRTO-AM/La Tremenda 1200 AM will be undergoing a transformation in just over a month, as the station will joining the new "Univision America" AM radio network. Chicago's WRTO-AM will be one of nine Univision-owned AM radio stations nationwide that will now carry the new national network News/Talk programming, which begins on July 4th.

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Sun-Times Announces Major Reorganization Of Editorial Department

The Chicago Sun-Times today unveiled a new, reorganized Editorial Department, with many promotions, a new hire, and a new focus on its digital properties. Jim Kirk, Editor in Chief of Sun-Times Media, announced the reorganization of the Chicago Sun-Times editorial department to the staff this afternoon.

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WGN-TV & Chicago White Sox Team Up For 'Every Inning Ticket Giveaway'

WGN-TV and the Chicago White Sox organization have teamed up for a unique give-away promotion for this season. Starting with today's game at Noon and running through Labor Day, WGN Sports will be giving away four tickets to a future White Sox game once during every single inning of White Sox games shown on WGN-TV.

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Executive Editor John Barron Quits Sun-Times

John Barron, a 17 year veteran of the Chicago Sun-Times, who most recently held the title of Executive Editor, resigned today. He leaves the newspaper effective immediately.

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Jaime Black Joins JBTV As Contributor

Jaime Black has joined JBTV as an on-camera contributor, effective immediately. Black will be conducting artist interviews and more for the Chicago-based rock & roll television show.

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Chicago Sun-Times' 'Daily Splash' Section Debuts

The Chicago Sun-Times' newest daily feature section, entitled "The Daily Splash" made its debut in today's newspaper. The new section will appear each Monday-Friday and cover subjects such as entertainment, gossip, fashion, and society events. The Sun-Times has lined up 30 Chicago celebrities -- including famous Chicago actors, comedians, singers, musicians, politicians, sports executives, and more -- who will each rotate at writing a column for the Daily Splash section.

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News & Notes: WFLD; WJMK; WKQX; Indy 500; Me-TV; Antenna TV; Tomasulo/Belaval/Sculfield/Rogers; Brooke & Jill; More

In this holiday weekend News & Notes, we have plenty of news items from the Chicago media beat, including: WFLD-TV loses EP Phil Landeros; WSNS-TV loses GM Celia Chavez; Univision Chicago loses OM Cesar Canales; K-Hits changes morning hours; PJ turns PD; Q87.7 gives you Bush; Indy 500 on the radio; Me-TV & Antenna TV salute Memorial Day; Gabe Tartaglia introduces Pandora's local sales office; Tomasulo/Belaval/Sculfield/Rogers team up for some "Media Madness"; and Brooke & Jill team up for more podcast fun. All this and more is just below...

Read more: News & Notes: WFLD; WJMK; WKQX; Indy 500; Me-TV; Antenna TV; Tomasulo/Belaval/Sculfield/Rogers;...

Sun-Times Reveals Numerous New Features Coming Soon To Boost Circulation

Michael Ferro Jr., the Chairman of the Board of Wrapports LLC -- parent company of Sun-Times Media Holdings, which operates numerous Chicagoland periodicals, including the Chicago Sun-Times -- revealed yesterday plans to add numerous features and extras to the Chicago Sun-Times in the coming months, in an effort to increase circulation.

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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!