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  • KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time

     KBIG beats KIIS in radio ratings for the first time
    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...
  • Hearst's 98 Rock and WBAL shift lineups, time periods

    Hearst's 98 Rock and WBAL shift lineups, time periods
    WBAL and 98 Rock, Hearst's AM and FM stations in Baltimore, made some changes in their lineups and schedules Monday. In the wake of Mickey Cucchiella leaving 98 Rock as a result of his battle with depression, the station introduced a re-tooled morning...
  • KLAX's El Mandril takes No. 1 spot in local morning radio ratings

    KLAX's El Mandril takes No. 1 spot in local morning radio ratings
    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...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Goodbye, Uncle Neil

     
    I still can???t believe that we???ll never hear Neil Rogers??? voice on the South Florida radio airwaves again. His 33-year local run is apparently over, abruptly ending on Monday with the announcement that he and WQAM have parted ways.. Even......
  • The Morning Fix: It pays to be kept out of the loop. Oprah to help on Chicago Olympic push. Early TV season analysis. Shocker: Young people still listen to radio!

     
    After the coffee. Before setting the DVR for 'FlashForward.' Sometimes it pays to be kept out of the loop. The Wall Street Journal reports that Marvel Chief Executive Ike Perlmutter was granted 1.27 million stock options that could end up......