Scott Childers out at Alpha Media

Longtime Chicago radio vet’s position was eliminated Scott Childers, an on-air voice and engineer at three suburban-based Alpha Media radio stations, has exited the company after two decades. Announced Monday morning, Childers’ position, or positions were eliminated in yet another round of cuts at the cluster. Childers was Chief Engineer and on-air voice for three Alpha stations: Joilet’s WSSR-FM (Star […]

T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag

– WWE’s move of Friday Night Smackdown to My Network TV drew 3.2 million in its first airing Friday night, finishing first in the time period among males 18-34 and 18-49, and giving the small net its largest audience ever. However, the premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Cartoon Network drew 4 million viewers, setting a record as […]

WLS-FM is back!

(Courtesy of Citadel broadcasting) An old name from the past is resurfacing. With the tentative date of June 26, Citadel Broadcasting plans to change the call letters of its True Oldies outlet from WZZN-FM back to WLS-FM, with FCC approval. Many message board posters have been suggesting this move for the last three years, since it flipped to True Oldies. […]