| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
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......
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
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......
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:15 PM
There is a new top dog in local morning radio, and he's speaking Spanish.
Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), who'd been in seventh place as recently as April and was fourth in May, leapfrogged to the No. 1...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Univision Radio Network has dropped "Piolín por la Manana," the wildly popular, nationally syndicated Spanish-language morning radio talk show hosted by Southern California-based Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo, a Univision spokesperson confirmed.
No reason has...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Univision Radio Network's sudden cancellation of Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo's wildly popular morning radio talk show "Piolín por la Manana" has fans aghast, wondering why the show is going off the air.
"He was popular," said Juan Carlos Palma, 30, a barber...
| 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...
| May 15, 2013
| 7:14 PM
For the first time, KBIG-FM (104.3), the rock and pop purveyor nicknamed "MyFM," took sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings in April, edging ahead of sister station KIIS-FM (102.7) — the latest leg in a head-to-head battle that...
| Apr 18, 2013
Shareholders of Arbitron Inc. overwhelmingly approved the sale of the Columbia-based company to Nielsen Holdings N.V. during a special stockholders meeting Tuesday.
Nielsen, the TV ratings company, announced late last year that it would pay $1.26...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century.
But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:32 AM
When WBAL Radio broadcasts the Baltimore Orioles home opener Monday, it will mark more than just the official reunion of two major Maryland institutions that had been synonymous for most of six decades.The return of Orioles baseball to WBAL after four...
| Oct 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Hoping to deliver advertising to more affluent air passengers, a company that puts ads on the plastic bins that hold the belongings of fliers at airport security checkpoint plans to expand its operations....