The Media Notepad: Fox 32, NewsNation rearrange anchor lineups

Also: a WBIG sale; CBS 2 to launch NextGen signal Fox-owned WFLD or Fox 32, announced anchor lineup changes last week for AM news show Good Day Chicago as they are bringing in a fresh face to the fold with Chicago native Brian Jackson coming in from at sister station KCPQ Seattle, co-anchoring the 7-10 a.m. block with Natalie Bomke. […]

Tower involved in plane crash wasn’t WBIG’s

It turned out the radio tower involved in a deadly plane crash that killed four people last week did not belong to Aurora’s WBIG-FM, but an old tower once used by the former WYSY-FM (107.9), according to Radio-Info’s Tom Taylor (through his newsletter, which is subscription-only.). WYSY is now Spanish-language WLEY-FM, which does not use the facility. Meanwhile, those lights […]

Items of note

Usually this post would be called “T Dog’s Groovy Grab Bag”, a roundup of media notes, but an item here is a tragedy and it involves a helicopter and a radio tower: -Four people were killed Wednesday Night when a medical helicopter slammed into the radio tower in Aurora of west suburban WBIG-AM. Three adults and an one-year old were […]