Don Wade dies

Don Wade, one half of the Don & Roma Morning Show passed away Friday at the age of 72, nearly one year after battling brain cancer. Wade began his Chicago radio career at WUSN-FM in 1982 before joining WLS-AM in 1985, when the station still had a contemporary-hit music format. A year later, he was joined by his wife Roma. […]

Jim Edwards (a.k.a. Jake Hartford) dies

Jim Edwards, who went by the moniker of Jake Hartford as a radio personality, died today at the age of 63 due to a heartattack. Edwards was a co-host along with Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass on WLS-AM weekdays from 9 to 11 a.m. Previously, Edwards had his own weekend morning show at WLS, but was canceled to make way […]

Don & Roma wade exit WLS-AM

Ready or not, here comes Bruce & Dan Longtime radio morning team (and husband and wife) Don & Roma Wade are stepping down from their post at WLS-AM and are being replaced by interim hosts Bruce Wolf and Dan Proft, and this comes as the Wade’s contract is set to expire at the end of this month. The change is […]