Tag Archives: Phil Rosenthal

NATPE 2015 is off and running

The 53rd annual gathering of the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) got underway at the Fontainbleau Resort in Miami on Tuesday as syndicators, producers, and content creators converged for [..]

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The Grab Bag: Power 92 fires its daytime personalities; VanOdsol exits Q101; and Rosenthal’s new gig

Sorry, you guys never really were. It’s an all-local version of The Grab Bag! News and notes from Chicago media: – In news that broke Friday evening on [..]

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The Grab Bag: WCIU’s Neal Sabin promoted; local "Idol" contestant eliminated

A lot of news and notes this week’s Grab Bag: -Management changes at Weigel. Chicago-based Weigel Broadcasting announced management changes on Monday, with Neal Sabin now president of [..]

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Tribune CIO Abrams in hot water over memo

Once again, Chicago is living up to its media freak show reputation. Nearly a week after a damaging New York Times article was published on the frat-boy antics [..]

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"Rewind" with Anna Davlantes

Given all what’s going in Chicago lately, I guess there’s a need for another public-affairs program (one show can’t cover it all…) WTTW is debuting a new review-of-the-week [..]

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Bruno the Great

More on Joe Ahern’s sudden departure from CBS-owned WBBM-TV in Chicago: – The Sun-Times Robert Feder looks back at the The Life and Times of Joe Ahern – [..]

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Suppelsa and Sanders

It looks like Mark Suppelsa’s move to Tribune-owned CW affiliate WGN-TV is all but a certainty, while handling Steve Sanders’ situation could be dicey, according to this article [..]

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More on Wally Phillips’ death

Two wonderful articles here from The Trib’s Phil Rosenthal and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel’s Tim Cuprisin (it turned out Wally Phillips also had listeners in the Milwaukee area.)

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Rosenthal: WCKG to flip to Xmas msic

Contradicting a earlier report that WCKG was going to flip to Adult Contemporary on Friday, Phil Rosenthal in the Chicago Tribune is reporting that WCKG will flip to [..]

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The possible WCKG format flip – team coverage (with film at 10!), Part II

WCKG holds Chicago hostage: Day 11 Phil Rosenthal is reporting in tomorrow’s edition of the Chicago Tribune that WCKG and CBS Radio officials have confirmation of Steve Dahl [..]

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Hollinger takes control of Sun-Times. Again.

Read Phil Rosenthal’s column on this very complex situation here. Bottom line: The Chicago Onion may be sold, hopefully not to Rupert Murdoch (If it wasn’t for him, [..]

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T Dog Media Blog Think Tank: Local media blows it again

From the blog that gave you “The NHL blows it again” and “Radio blows it again”, now we proudly present “Local media blows it again.” Yes, we now [..]

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Jacobson briefed police on Stebic

Chicago held hostage, Day 4…. Former WMAQ-TV reporter Amy Jacobson briefed Plainfield police on Craig Stebic and did so without telling her bosses, and that’s one of thr [..]

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