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Media: November 2022 • Chicago Radio Archives

Media: November 2022 • Chicago Radio Archives

| October 31, 2022

    You may not be familiar with Don Beno’s radio career, although he had a long one with extended stays in the Chicago area at stations like WJOL (Joliet), WCFL (Morris, IL), The Bus (Kankakee), and WLS-FM. But if you are on Facebook and are interested in classic radio, you’ve probably seen Don’s work. […]

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Media: August 2022 • Bob Stroud • “40 Years of The Stroud Crowd”

Media: August 2022 • Bob Stroud • “40 Years of The Stroud Crowd”

| July 31, 2022

    DJ Bob Stroud always loved radio, but before he launched his legendary radio career that lasted five decades and ended with his semi-retirement a few weeks ago, he was honing his delivery elsewhere. “I did three years of dinner theater in Florida,” he explains. “I started out just working tech because you had […]

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Media: September 2021 • “The Big ’89 to Hollywood”

Media: September 2021 • “The Big ’89 to Hollywood”

| August 31, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Kris Erik Stevens’s arrival in Chicago in the late ’60s involved a bit of serendipity. “I was on my way from San Francisco to a gig I had just taken in Pittsburgh, and I stopped in Chicago along the way to see an old buddy of mine, Lyle Dean, who I had worked with […]

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Media: March 2021

Media: March 2021

| February 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

  Bob Sirott has been part of the Chicago media landscape now for a half-century. “Geez, don’t remind me,” he says. “Yeah, that’s true. 1971 was the first year on the air at WBBM-FM. First, it was just doing weekends, and fill-ins, and summer stuff, and at the end of the summer, they either rewarded […]

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Media: December 2018

Media: December 2018

| December 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

As 2018 comes to an end and a new year begins, it’s time once again to pay tribute to the people who passed away this year. Once again, we lost some of the all-time Chicago greats. Among them, the long-time anchor and reporter Warner Saunders. Saunders’ award-winning 29-year stint at NBC-5 in Chicago touched countless […]

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Media: February 2018

Media: February 2018

| February 1, 2018 | 2 Comments

When I called Chicago radio legend Fred Winston (WLS, WMAQ, WFYR, WCFL, WPNT, WJMK, WLUP, and just about every other station on the dial), the gentleman farmer now living in Southwest Michigan, was in the middle of a project. “You caught me repairing a doorknob. Thank God for the internet. There are scores of YouTube […]

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