| 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....
| 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....
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings.
Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations.
Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.
Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
| 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.