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2013-2014 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Nominations Released

The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) revealed the long list of nominations for the 2013-2014 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards. Many Chicago area television stations, organizations, and individuals picked up numerous nominations.

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WLS-TV's Theresa Gutierrez To Retire After Over 43 Years In Chicago Television

WLS-TV/ABC 7 Emmy Award-winning reporter and host of "The N Beat," Theresa Gutierrez announced her decision to retire this Fall, after over 43 years of working in television -- 42 of which were at ABC 7. Her last day will be on October 31st.

Read more: WLS-TV's Theresa Gutierrez To Retire After Over 43 Years In Chicago Television

News & Notes: Tribune Media; WPWR-TV; Rocsi Diaz; Eric & Kathy; WSCR-AM; WFMT-FM; Peter Sagal; David van Dyke

Today's News & Notes features eight local media news items, including: Tribune Media's SEC filing; WPWR-TV may end up with a new owner soon; Rocsi Diaz will soon be exiting her current job; Eric & Kathy have a big live remote event planned; WSCR-AM celebrates Paul Konerko Day; WFMT-FM enjoys a one-day head start to its Fall pledge drive; Peter Sagal hosts a 5k run; and a hometown honor for David van Dyke. All the details can be read here...

Read more: News & Notes: Tribune Media; WPWR-TV; Rocsi Diaz; Eric & Kathy; WSCR-AM; WFMT-FM; Peter Sagal;...

101WKQX Asks 'What's In The Big Black Box?'

WKQX-FM/101WKQX is holding a mystery box promotion, only the box is extremely big and contains ten, mostly expensive items. In a promotion designed to draw more attention to the station, listeners are asked to guess what all is in the box. One correct guess will earn the guesser $500. Ten correct guesses wins all ten items.

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Chicago Bulls' 2014-2015 Regular Season Broadcast Schedule

With the Chicago Bulls beginning their training camp one week from today, it's time to look at the team's broadcast schedule for the upcoming NBA season. All 82 regular season games are scheduled to be televised, as well as all eight pre-season games. The majority of games will be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet Chicago, with some being shown locally on WGN-TV and WPWR-TV. Nationally, games will be seen on ABC, ESPN, TNT, NBA-TV, and WGN America.

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News & Notes: WCIU-TV; Svengoolie; Robert Jordan; Alpana Singh; Micah Uetricht; Steve & Johnnie; Molly J; MoJo; More

This weekend's News & Notes features ten stories from the local media beat, including: WCIU-TV gets the Chicago Bears; Svengoolie looks for the Great Pumpkin; Robert Jordan goes back to school; Alpana Singh goes back to TV; Jimmy Fallon talks about Chicago; Micah Uetricht returns to In These Times; Steve & Johnnie introduce Tommy Emmanuel; Molly J exits Star 105.5 weekdays; MoJo takes afternoons at Star 105.5; and Doug Daniels retires from radio. All of the details can be read right here...

Read more: News & Notes: WCIU-TV; Svengoolie; Robert Jordan; Alpana Singh; Micah Uetricht; Steve & Johnnie;...

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.

Read more: WSNS-TV Adds News Anchor & 30-Minute Newscast

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.

Read more: Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-2015 Pre-Season Broadcast Schedule

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.

Read more: Chicago Blackhawks' 2014-2015 Regular Season Broadcast Schedule

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...

Read more: News & Notes: Chicago Bears; WMAQ-TV; Jimmy Fallon; Univision Deportes; WGN-TV/WGN-AM; James D....

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.

Read more: News & Notes: Tommy Edwards; Scott Shannon; Tom Langmyer; WFMT; Bart Shore; Chicago Tribune;...

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