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Media: July 2019

Media: July 2019

| July 1, 2019 | 1 Comment

On July 12th the Chicago White Sox will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the most famous stunts in radio history. On that day in 1979, WLUP radio morning personalities Steve Dahl & Garry Meier went onto the field of Comiskey Park between games of a White Sox doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers […]

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Media: May 2018

Media: May 2018

| April 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Jim O’Donnell has been off and on the media beat for Chicago area newspapers for four decades. As of a few months ago, he’s back on, and he’s landed at a familiar place, The Daily Herald. “That’s where my career started,” he says, “and now I’m doing a sports and media column thanks to a […]

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Media: April 2018

Media: April 2018

| April 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

I was 23 years old the day I walked into the Loop offices for the first time. After getting rejections from the other rock stations in Chicago (and there were quite a few at the time), I had thrown a Hail Mary pass to the biggest of them all, The Loop. I wrote a letter […]

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Media: October 2017

Media: October 2017

| September 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Joe Cicero   Star 105.5 (McHenry-based) morning show host Joe Cicero grew up in the Chicago area during one of local radio’s strongest eras–the early to mid-90s. “I grew up in Addison,” he explains, “and I dropped out of high school when I was 17 and drove a delivery van. That gave me a lot […]

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Media: September 2016

Media: September 2016

| September 1, 2016 | 3 Comments

Bent, Not Broken.

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Media: July 2016

Media: July 2016

| July 1, 2016 | 4 Comments

Merging back to the microphone…

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Media: November 2014

Media: November 2014

| November 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Actions Of Bruce Wolf

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Media: May 2014

Media: May 2014

| May 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

Your Dime, Your Dance Floor!

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Media: December 2012

Media: December 2012

| November 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

When the John Records Landecker Show ended in 2003, radio producer Rick Kaempfer left the industry and started writing books, beginning with 2004’s The Radio Producer’s Handbook (co-written with John Swanson). In 2007 he followed up with $everance –  a scathing satirical novel about the sad state of corporate radio. Kaempfer says things have only […]

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