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Cumulus Chicago Releases Numerous Staffers
Apr 28 2017 17:00

Cumulus Media Chicago, the operator of four radio stations in the Chicago market, fired or released many of its on-air and off-air staffers on Friday. It was the type of  [ ... ]

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WGN-TV To Debut New Weekly Entertainment & Lifestyle Show
Apr 27 2017 11:00

Starting Sunday, WGN-TV and CLTV will be airing a new half-hour weekly entertainment show entitled "S.E.E. Chicago." The "S.E.E." in the show's title stands for Shopping, [ ... ]

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WBBM-AM, WBEZ-FM, WGN-TV Win 2017 Regional Murrow Awards
Apr 26 2017 17:00

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced the winners of the 2017 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. The awards recognize outstanding achievements by [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Crystal Radio Awards; WUSN; WSCR; Lou Manfredini; WVON; WRTO; Mancow; David ...
Apr 25 2017 17:30

Today's News & Notes features 15 local media news items, including: Crystal Radio Awards pass over four Chicago stations; WUSN-FM heads to the kitchen; WSCR-AM covers the [ ... ]

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87.7 MeTVfm Hires Bill Cochran As Imaging Director
Apr 24 2017 18:30

Chicago radio veteran Bill Cochran has joined WRME-LP/87.7 MeTVfm as its new Radio Image Director. Cochran's voice, imaging skills, and radio production values have been  [ ... ]

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News & Notes: FCC Spectrum Auction; Jerry Taft; Svengoolie; WCIU-TV; JBTV; Matt McGill; St...
Apr 14 2017 16:00

This weekend's News & Notes features 15 media news items including: FCC's spectrum auction results revealed; FCC begins its spectrum "repacking" which will shift plenty o [ ... ]

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Chicago Bulls 1st Round 2017 NBA Playoffs Series Broadcast Schedule
Apr 14 2017 08:00

For the eighth time in nine years, the Chicago Bulls are heading to the playoffs, this year taking on the Boston Celtics in the first round. The first game of the Bulls p [ ... ]

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Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round 2017 NHL Playoffs Series Broadcast Schedule
Apr 11 2017 07:30

The Chicago Blackhawks are back in the Stanley Cup playoffs for the ninth season in a row, this time taking on their division rival, the Nashville Predators. The first ga [ ... ]

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News & Notes: WSCR; WMVP; WXRT; WLUP; WGN; Steve Dahl; Wayne Besen; Dan Proft; WFLD-TV; WM...
Apr 10 2017 06:00

Today's News & Notes features 27 local media news items, including: CBS Radio Chicago has big plans for the Cubs home opener; WXRT-FM wishes the Cubs well for the 25th ye [ ... ]

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News & Notes: Chicago Radio Billings; Total Traffic/USTN; V103; WFXF; Leslie Witt; Dina Ba...
Mar 28 2017 18:30

Today's News & Notes features ten local media news items, including: Chicago radio's top stations had a good 2016 in revenue billing; CBS Radio Chicago makes a big traffi [ ... ]

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Wayne Besen Gives Statement Regarding His Surprise Release From WCPT
Mar 25 2017 17:15

As previously reported here, WCPT-AM/FM, aka Chicago's Progressive Talk, released afternoon host Wayne Besen after he finished his radio show on Friday. Late Saturday aft [ ... ]

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WCPT-AM/FM Releases Wayne Besen, Hires Ben Joravsky
Mar 25 2017 12:30

WCPT-AM/FM, aka Chicago's Progressive Talk, has made a change in its afternoon lineup. After he finished his radio show on Friday, weekday host Wayne Besen was released b [ ... ]

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