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  • WGOP in the doldrums

     
    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.......
  • Open Lane?

     
    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......
  • Rickey Smiley: The Summer Groove Comedy Jam host talks prank calls, movie roles and Sea-Doos

    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...
  • Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen

    Columbia-based Arbitron to be acquired by Nielsen
    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...
  • WBAL Radio rides news, Orioles back to its roots

     
    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...
  • Company that puts ads on airport bins to expand

     
    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....
  • Radio rewind: My magazine profile of new WGN-AM morning host Jonathon Brandmeier

     
    In light of today's news that veteran radio personality Jonathon Brandmeier (left) is taking over morning drive at WGN AM 720, I am republishing the following extensive profile that came out almost exactly 25 years ago in the Tribune's Sunday......
  • KPCC hires former Times Editor Russ Stanton

     
    Pasadena radio station KPCC has hired former Times editor in chief Russ Stanton....
  • Brandmeier mired in the radio ratings

     
    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......
  • DIY TV Rules

    Official Contest Rules 102.1 The Edge's DIY TV! (the "Contest") Station:  102.1 The Edge (the "Station") Station Address:  14001 N. Dallas Pkwy., Ste 300,  Dallas, TX  75240 Telephone:  (214) 866-8000 Co-Sponsor:  The 33 CW – KDAF – TV Co-...
  • At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie

    At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie
    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....