RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Radio Industry

A collection of news and information related to Radio Industry published by this site and its partners.

Top Radio Industry Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Lee Marshall, voice of Tony the Tiger, dies at 64

    Lee Marshall, voice of Tony the Tiger, dies at 64
    Lee Marshall wasn't born Tony the Tiger. With his magnificent basso profundo reverberating in wrestling arenas and radio newsrooms for decades, he had to earn his stripes. Marshall, who first voiced the Kellogg's Frosted Flakes icon in 1999, died...
  • Teen stowaway's father arrives in Hawaii to bring son home

    Teen stowaway's father arrives in Hawaii to bring son home
    The father of a California teenager who stowed away in a jetliner wheel well on a flight to Maui has flown to Hawaii to pick up his son. Abdilahi Yusuf arrived in Honolulu and is preparing to return to Santa Clara with his 15-year-old son, Yahya Abdi,...
  • Family connections take center stage

    Family connections take center stage
    Ever since its 2012 inception, Highland Park's Short Story Theatre has carved out a unique niche of performance-style storytelling. Last May, the Tribune profiled how siblings Rick Leslie and Donna Lubow, along with artist Susan Block, co-founded the...
  • Worst radio pairing ever? It was 30 years ago, and hasn't been topped since.

     
    In doing some personal archival work I came across this article I wrote on Nov. 15, 1984 when one of my duties in the Tribune's feature department was to write a weekly column on the radio industry: Marriage made in......
  • Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio

    Ben Hoberman dies at 91; former KABC manager pioneered all-talk radio
    When radio executive Ben Hoberman took over the operation of KABC radio in Los Angeles in 1960, the station's amiable fare included shows like Don McNeill's "Breakfast Club" with music and gentle comedy. Hoberman launched a new format. And in doing so,...
  • Allentown native to hold signing of his successful Led Zeppelin book

     
    An Allentown native whose 2012 coffee table book on Led Zeppelin recently was released in paperback will hold a regional book-signing event. TV and radio producer Denny Somach, a Moravian College graduate who early in his career worked at Allentown......
  • Mayfair returns Friday to Allentown Fairgrounds: How did it work, and what's new

     
    Last year, Allentown’s Mayfair Festival of the Arts made the most radical changes in its history. After 26 years in the city’s Cedar Beach park, buffeted by rain and flooding and barely staying afloat, the festival moved to part of......
  • NPR picks L.A. media veteran Jarl Mohn as its new chief

     NPR picks L.A. media veteran Jarl Mohn as its new chief
    Pasadena public radio station KPCC-FM (89.3) grabbed the national spotlight with Friday's announcement that Jarl Mohn, the media industry veteran who ran E! Entertainment Television through most of the 1990s, will be National Public Radio's next president...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
  • WBBM to be Cubs' new radio home

    WBBM to be Cubs' new radio home
    Whether or not they will be the same Chicago Cubs next season, fans will hear their radio call on a new home: WBBM-AM 780. The Cubs signed a long-term deal with the CBS-owned station to carry the team’s games beginning next season. They will...
  • Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official

    Cubs, WBBM make radio deal official
    The Chicago Cubs formally announced a partnership with CBS Radio Thursday, moving the games to WBBM 780-AM next season and ending a play-by-play history on WGN-AM 720 dating back 90 years. Cubs games will be broadcast on AM only, officials said at a...