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WNUA-FM Presenting 'Vida Mujer Expo' 2014

WNUA-FM/95.5 El Patron is sponsoring the second annual "Vida Mujer Expo" on Saturday. This live event is aimed at empowering Chicago's Hispanic women, featuring Zoe Torres, the host of the radio and television program "Vida Mujer."

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Bart Shore's 'Time Warp Sunday Radio Request Show' Celebrates A Milestone

Chicago radio veteran Bart Shore has been doing his four to eight minute weekday "Time Warp Radio" podcasts since January 2009 and his 60 minute "Time Warp Sunday Radio Request Show" since the start of 2010. This Sunday, the "Time Warp Sunday Radio Request Show" celebrates its 200th edition. The show will be a special one, with guest requests coming in from some local media and musician greats.

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News & Notes: WSCR-AM; Connor McKnight; JoAnn Genette; Jax; Matt Rodewald; WGN-TV; Bill Kurtis; Much More

Today's News & Notes features a dozen local media stories, including: WSCR-AM does a chilly hockey remote; WSCR-AM brings back a weekend baseball talk show; Connor McKnight trades sports stations; JoAnn Genette no longer rolling on The River; Jax goes Country dancing; Ben Nance produces; Lou Brutus writes; Lee Logan seeks a new job opportunity; Matt Rodewald reports again from the IHSA State Finals on TV; Robin Baumgarten and Paul Konrad appear to have Thanksgiving free; Bill Kurtis' voice takes to the stage; and Blue Sky Innovation loses its Blue Sky advertiser. All these stories can be read below...

Read more: News & Notes: WSCR-AM; Connor McKnight; JoAnn Genette; Jax; Matt Rodewald; WGN-TV; Bill Kurtis;...

WGN-TV & Chicago Tribune To Host Republican Gubernatorial Debate

On Wednesday, March 5th, WGN-TV and the Chicago Tribune are co-sponsoring another debate between the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Illinois Governor. The debate will be shown live on WGN-TV and CLTV, as well as being heard live on WGN-AM.

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WMAQ-TV & University of Chicago To Host Republican Gubernatorial Debate

On Tuesday, March 4th, WMAQ-TV/NBC 5 Chicago and the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics and Harris School of Public Policy are co-sponsoring another debate between the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Illinois Governor. The debate will be shown live on WMAQ-TV.

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Former Chicago Radio & TV Reporter/Producer/Announcer Needs Help In Her Fight For Her Life

While her name may not be instantly familiar to many, her voice should be. Since 1990, Marlyn Gutierrez has worked in numerous roles in Chicago media, from behind the scenes to on the air. Unfortunately, she has been battling cancer for the last two years. Last month, her cancer aggressively returned. Marlyn Gutierrez and her family are now seeking help in covering her skyrocketing medical costs while she fights for her health.

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WBEZ-FM Launching Worldview's Year-Long Global Activism Series

Since 2008, WBEZ-FM has held a Global Activism Expo, emceed by "Worldview" host Jerome McDonnell. This year, the one-day live event has been changed into a year-long live series, which will kick off this Friday.

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CSN Chicago, WGN-TV, WMAQ-TV, WGN-AM To Offer Special Blackhawks 'Stadium Series' Programming

The Chicago Blackhawks will be taking on the Pittsburgh Penguins outdoors in Soldier Field on Saturday night, as part of the NHL's popular "Stadium Series." This is the first-ever NHL game being played at the NFL home of the Chicago Bears. Despite the lousy winter weather, the entire Soldier Field stadium has sold out for this special hockey game. Chicago television and radio will be all over this event, starting Thursday.

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WBEZ-FM To Test 'Pledge-Free Stream' During Next Fundraising Drive

Chicago public radio station WBEZ-FM is beginning another of its fundraising pledge drives on March 6th. For the first time, the station will experiment with having an special online stream of their station's broadcasts which will not feature any of the pledge drive "begging" for money... but only for qualifying listeners.

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News & Notes: WSCR; WMVP; WVAZ/WKKC; Steve Cochran/Patti Vasquez/Spike Manton; WXNU; Tamron Hall; Tribune Company; More

Today's News & Notes features a dozen news items from the local media beat, including: WSCR-AM has a new show; WMVP-AM's hosts battling each other; WVAZ-FM and WKKC-FM honored by Chicago music fans; Michael Horn seeks help; three WGN Radio hosts help out an Autism fundraising event; WXNU-FM gets a new PD; Tim Montemayor moves up; Clear Channel Chicago has a new programming boss; Window to the World Communications receives a large amount of money; Tamron Hall moves up at NBC; CNN is ready to showcase Chicagoland; and a new shareholder in Tribune Company wants to see company assets sold off. All of the details can be read right here...

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US99.5's Program & Music Directors Receive Industry Honors

At the end of last week, the Country Radio Seminar (CRS) 2014 New Faces of Country Music Show was held in Nashville, TN. At this show, the 2014 CRS Country Aircheck Award winners were announced. The Program Director and Music Director for WUSN-FM/US99.5 were both announced as winners.

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The Game 87.7 Adds More Women To Its Roster

WGWG-LP/The Game 87.7, the low-powered television station which can be picked on some radios in the Chicago market on 87.7 FM, continue to add more staffers to the new sports-talker. Looking to set itself apart from other, more established sports talk radio stations in town, WGN Radio has hired a few female sports reporters to serve in on-air and online roles for The Game 87.7.

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The 9th Annual 'Dancing With Chicago Celebrities' Taking Place Next Week

The ninth annual "Dancing With Chicago Celebrities" is coming up at the end of next week. This is a very special fundraising event which brings Chicago area media stars together for a fun competition, with net proceeds going toward local cancer charities and foundations.

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ABC's WLS-TV and Univision's WGBO-TV Partner To Present Republican Gubernatorial Debate

Thursday, February 27th will be "VOTE 2014: Debate in the Race for Governor." The event featuring the four candidates running for the Republican nomination for Illinois Governor is being presented jointly by WLS-TV/ABC 7, WGBO-TV/Univision Chicago, and the League of Women Voters of Illinois.

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WGN Radio Hires Julie DiCaro For 'The Game' And More

WGN Radio has hired one of the top Chicago sports bloggers, Julie DiCaro to perform multiple roles for all of their stations, including on-air and online. She begins on Monday.

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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.

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