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WTTW Creating New Local Series 'My Chicago'

WTTW-TV/Channel 11 will be debuting a new local television series this April entitled "My Chicago." The show is being described as a "talk show on wheels," with one of two hosts spending time with three interesting Chicagoans during each 30-minute episode.

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WSCR-AM To Broadcast USA Vs Slovenia Hockey Match Live Sunday Morning

WSCR-AM/670 The Score will break away from its regular programming Sunday morning to broadcast the Men's Hockey matchup between Team USA (featuring the Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane) and Team Slovenia.

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Chicago White Sox Announce 2014 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

The Chicago White Sox organization have announced their plans to have almost all of their Spring Training games made available for the eyes or ears of fans. 28 of the 30 Sox Spring Training broadcasts will be on television, radio, and/or webcast.

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Chicago Cubs Announce 2014 Spring Training Broadcast Schedule

The Chicago Cubs organization have announced their plans to broadcast almost every one of their Spring Training games on one or more media outlets of either television, radio, or Internet audio stream. In total, 33 out of the team's 36 Spring Training games will be made available for fans. (The three games that will not be available happen on days when the club plays two games on the same day, but in different locations, using a split squad.)

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WGN Radio Taking Over 87.7 FM... And Going Mostly Sports

Monday will be the last official day for the alternative rock radio/TV station known as Q87.7. WKQX-LP, heard on analog TV station 6 and FM 87.7, which has been simulcasting on WKQX-FM on 101.1 FM, will now be heard only on 101.1 FM. Replacing Q87.7 will be a new station by WGN Radio. However, it will not be the talk station known as "The G," but will instead be the mostly sports talk station, "The Game."

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B96, K-Hits Sponsor 4th Annual 'Girls Night Out' Go Red for Women Event

CBS Radio Chicago's WBBM-FM/B96 and WJMK-FM/104.3 K-Hits are teaming up once again to co-sponsor and take part in the fourth Annual "Girls Night Out" party, a fundraising and awareness raising event for Go Red for Women. This weekend's event features a red carpet, open bar, food from popular Chicago restaurants, healthy cooking demonstrations from well known local chefs, shopping, complimentary beauty treatments, comedians, live DJ, $1,000s in raffle prizes, a swag bag filled with goodies, local media personalities, and more.

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News & Notes: WCIU-TV; Tribune Company; DNAinfo Chicago; Mitch Rosen; WKQX-FM; Jax; WLTL-FM; Much More

Today's News & Notes features 11 local media news items, including: WCIU-TV quietly celebrates a milestone; WCIU-TV gets a new voice; Tribune Company inches closer to splitting into two companies; DNAinfo Chicago prepares to launch a radio station; Mitch Rosen adds leadership to the ADA; WKQX-FM choosing a new name; Jax makes appearances; WLTL-FM will hold a marathon; Movies! will hold a Shirley Temple marathon; Aaron Hooks joins WGN-TV; and Bill Applegate prepares to retire from broadcasting. All of the details can be read right here...

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Jeannie Morris, Rick Telander, Lloyd Pettit To Be Honored For Excellence in Sports Journalism

The Union League Club of Chicago has revealed who they will be honoring this spring at the annual Ring Lardner Awards for Excellence in Sports Journalism. Selected this year are trailblazing former Chicago sports anchor/writer Jeannie Morris, Chicago sports columnist Rick Telander, and the late, great Chicago sports announcer Lloyd Pettit.

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RadioDiscussions.com Message Boards Return

The radio-themed message boards of RadioDiscussions.com has returned as of today. The message boards formerly known as the Chicago-based Radio-Info.com are back with all previous postings restored and the ability to post new comments, after over two months away.

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WLS-AM Fined $44,000 By FCC

Two years ago this month, the FCC proposed a fine against WLS-AM for $44,000 for broadcasting 11 paid advertisements that appeared to the listener to be news stories. The spots were not identified as sponsored programming. The fine was for $4,000 per infraction. That proposed fine has now been escalated to a forfeiture order, giving WLS-AM's parent company only two weeks to pay.

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NextMedia Radio Stations Now Owned And Operated By Digity

The NextMedia-owned radio stations officially have a new owner. Digity, LLC, which was created by West Palm Beach, Florida-based radio/television executive Dean Goodman, has taken over control of all 33 of the radio stations owned nationwide by NextMedia, including its nine suburban Chicago stations.

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News & Notes: WSCR; 'Bring Back The Loop'; WDCB; WZRD; WCPT; Ryan Manno; getTV; Antenna TV; WGN America; More

This weekend's News & Notes has 14 news items from the local media beat, including: WSCR-AM's new Olympics show; The "Bring Back The Loop" website is quickly shuttered; WDCB-FM adds even more Jazz programming; WZRD-FM wants help with their new logo; Rick Vaughn gets a new job; Adam Smasher gets a new job; WCPT-AM sponsors Stephanie Miller's Chicago stop on her comedy tour; Steve Edwards gets a promotion; Ryan Manno starts a new website; Today's Chicago Woman names some sexy Chicago singles; getTV launches; Antenna TV celebrates "Good Times"; WGN America switches news for laughs; and Steve Rosenbloom and Mark Caro host a "Miracle" event. All of the details can be read below...

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WLS-AM Presenting The Northwest Suburban Republican Gubernatorial Debate

WLS-AM, along with the Illinois Policy Institute and the Northwest Suburban Republican Townships, is presenting the Northwest Suburban Republican Gubernatorial Debate on Monday evening -- one of numerous debates being held between conservative candidates looking to be elected Governor in November of this year.

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WBBM-TV's Dave Savini Gives Long Statement Regarding His DUI Arrest

Thanks to recent events that happened due to bad judgement on his part, WBBM-TV/CBS 2 Chicago investigative reporter Dave Savini has gained a new perspective on life and took to Facebook today to share his feelings.

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Chicago Media And The 2014 Chicago Auto Show

Despite the harsh winter weather, Chicagoans love coming out to their Auto Show each and every February. This year should be no different, as multitudes are expected to pack into McCormick Place over the next week and a half to enjoy the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, which will be open to the public from February 8th-17th at McCormick Place in Chicago. Chicago media outlets consistently show up, as well. In fact, this looks to be yet another busy year for live remotes for Chicago radio stations at the Auto Show. Here is a look at just who from Chicagoland radio and television will be broadcasting from there this year, as well as a look at local television specials about this year's show...

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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!