| Dec 6, 2012
Media blogger Robert Feder at TimeOut Chicago looks at the numbers: One year ago this week, Jonathon Brandmeier joined news/talk WGN-AM (720), inheriting the morning mantle of the late Radio Hall of Famers Wally Phillips and Bob Collins... On the......
| Oct 2, 2013
Robert Feder: Tough times for talk-radio on WLS Ratings released this week by Nielsen Audio (previously known as Arbitron) show WLS tied for 20th place with a 1.9 percent share of all listeners and a cumulative weekly audience of 437,100.......
| Sep 2, 2013
RFR*: (WGN- AM 720 traffic reporter Leslie) Keiling is expected to take on a more prominent role as a contributor to (host Garry) Meier's afternoon show. It's not yet clear whether Keiling -- known as "Lane Closure" when she was......
| Mar 14, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Rickey Smiley, the Alabama-born comedian and syndicated radio-talk-show host, may be best known for making prank calls and portraying fictional characters such as churchgoing granny Bernice Jenkins and Lil Darryl, a 7-year-old with thick glasses and a...
| Nov 12, 2009
The disc jockey smiles when he hears Juanita Santos' raspy voice.
"Art," she says from her small town near Fresno, "I want you to tell my husband, Juanito, 'You're my Chicano king. I'm your booty- licious. I can't live without you. I'll never let you go....
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The company that helps TV networks determine what shows get canceled or live for another season is buying the Columbia-based company that helps radio stations decide whether to change formats.
Nielsen Holdings of TV ratings fame announced Tuesday that it...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Sister stations KIIS-FM (102.7) and KBIG-FM (104.3) edged into a tie for first place in radio ratings for May, just a month after KBIG had grabbed sole possession of the top spot for the first time, according to figures released Monday by Arbitron....
| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Popular Spanish-language radio personality Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's departure from Univision Communications Inc. in the wake of sexual harassment allegations won't necessarily be a career-ending blow, but a comeback could be tricky, experts said.
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:10 PM
The new top banana in local morning radio, Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), not only held onto No. 1 in July but also widened his lead in the Los Angeles-Orange County ratings, according to figures released...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:28 AM
After the coffee. Before jumping on the Dodger bandwagon.
The Skinny: I got homesick for New York watching the Democratic mayoral debate Tuesday. I can't decide who I would vote against more. Wednesday's headlines include a win for Hollywood in a tax...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The new elites of Los Angeles-Orange County radio raised their stature even further in August, as both KBIG-FM (104.3) and KLAX-FM (97.9) widened their leads against rivals, according to ratings released Tuesday by Arbitron.
KBIG — the "hot adult-...