Tag Archives: WXRT

What to look for in 2020

What’s on the media agenda in the first year of the new decade The new decade brings us things to look forward to in the world of media. [..]

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Mary Dixon heads to WBEZ as new news anchor

Longtime WXRT news person returns at a new station After being let go from Entercom’s Adult Album Alternative rock outlet WXRT, Mary Dixon has quickly landed on her [..]

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Rewinding 2019 in media

  Disney Plus made the biggest splash of the year 2019 saw the end of several institutions, big media battles, and disappointing sports teams. Let’s start with the [..]

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Over and out: Tom Joyner calls it a career after five decades

Radio Hall Of Famer spent 16 years in Chicago radio A T Dog Media Think Tank When Tom Joyner signed off on December 13th, one of radio’s legendary [..]

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WGN Radio shocker: Cochran out, Sirott in

Sirott returns to morning shift; Cochran canned for second time from WGN In a week filled with numerous Chicago media changes, here’s another one and this turns out [..]

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WXRT moves: Brehmer shifts to middays; news anchor Dixon out

Longtime Chicago rocker makes changes Adult Album Alternative rocker WXRT-FM announced some major changes Wednesday that may not sit well with its fanbase. For one, there is a [..]

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Entercom’s Jimmy deCastro calls it a career

Exiting Entercom after just two years on job The Deacon has left the building. As first reported by Robert Feder Friday, Entercom Chicago senior vice president and market [..]

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WXRT’s Terri Hammert to cut back on schedule; leaves midday shift

After 46 years of the job, WXRT-FM (93.1) host Terri Hammert is cutting back on her workload. As first reported by Robert Feder, the 71 year-old Hall Of [..]

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Newsflash: Clueless member of the media writes about media

McQueary’s piece on radio is a complete waste of time and space, as she is a member of the same political party who helped deregulate radio – leading [..]

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Media Notepad: New York media “feud” has implications for Entercom Chicago stations

Also: Jerry Springer gets a new show; another new talk show to debut; 11 series get full-season pickups In yet another chapter of how absurd this business can [..]

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Entercom, CBS Radio close to uniting

What to expect when Entercom takes over CBS Radio Friday A new era in radio begins Friday when Entercom closes on its deal with CBS Radio and officially [..]

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Entercom merges with CBS Radio

Seven Chicago radio stations under new ownership In a deal which marks the first under the FCC chairmanship of Ajit Pai, CBS Radio announced Thursday morning it was [..]

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Terry Boers calls it a career

Longtime WSCR personality retires Terry Boers, one-half of the popular Boers & Bernstein duo in afternoons, announced his retirement Tuesday in a blogpost at CBSChicago.com. The WSCR (The [..]

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CBS Radio to be spun-off soon

The spinoff of CBS’ Radio properties from CBS Corporation is coming soon – the end of July to be exact. CBS Radio is aiming to make the move [..]

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CBS Radio up for sale

It’s an end of an era. CBS Corp. announced on Tuesday it was exploring several options of its radio station group, including a sale. The stations could be [..]

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