| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Radio giant iHeartMedia has elevated Chicago market manager Earl Jones to senior vice president of urban operations, where he will develop national sales and programming strategies for the chain’s urban-formatted radio stations.
Jones will be...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Scott Gray spent the summer thinking about retirement. He got more comfortable with the thought, maybe because he's 66, maybe because he has done about 3,500 morning commentaries for WTIC, maybe because he has a home on Lake Winnipesaukee in New...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:16 PM
Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop listening to the Orioles on the radio on the front porch. Grandpa keeping score with pencil and paper. The yells of the fans floating over from Memorial Stadium. Chuck Thompson saying, "Ain't the beer cold." Kids falling asleep on...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
DJ Laz and Joe Ferrero are back.
The two popular South Florida radio personalities have new shows on the dial.
Like Lazarus, DJ Laz has risen again — this time on "Hits 97.3," WFLC 97.3-FM.
The longtime deejay, whose real name is Lazaro...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Longtime Chicago radio personality Roe Conn confirmed Wednesday that he has been dropped as afternoon host by WLS-AM after 25 years at the station, and that he was being replaced by Steve Dahl.
Conn and co-host Richard Roeper were abruptly pulled off...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:46 AM
What does Scott McKenzie have to say about his new, multi-year contract with MIX 105.1?
"I'm thrilled that CBS Radio, MIX 105.1 and the listeners have given me another chance to work out the bugs and get this radio thing right," McKenzie told me...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The current boom of classic songs from the so-called "Great American Songbook" on the record charts, on radio and in movies and television is good news, but no shock for Palm Springs "beautiful music" DJ Don Wardell, who dryly observes "I've seen it...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Grumbles about commercial radio's tight formatting? Check. Horndog comments to a female caller and his station's traffic reporter? Check. References to Disco Demolition and Garry Meier and a phone call to wife Janet? Check, check and check.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The dominating significance of the mid-term American legislative elections just finished has been the occasion's dramatic confirmation of the corruption of the American electoral system. This has two elements, the first being its money corruption,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 7:55 PM
An imposing, gray-bearded figure with the fiery look of an Old Testament prophet, Tom Magliozzi took car problems as seriously as he took himself.
Which is to say: not very.
To be sure, he and his brother, Ray, were professionally known as "Click...