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John Williams Says Goodbye to WGN, Chicago on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 03.04.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

John Williams is a hero of mine. And a good friend, so I kind of hope he doesn't see that I just called him a hero, because that will embarrass him. He just left WGN Radio, and Chicago is for the worse.

'Pig Virus Quarantined' : Kevin Metheny, Jim Laski Fired From WGN Radio

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If Kevin Metheny wasn't the worst program director in the history of Chicago radio, I don't know who was. Arrogant, aloof, stubborn and contemptuo...

Randy Michaels Shows No Love For Bloggers: Tribune CEO Feuds With Media Blogger Who Reported On His 'Banned Words' Memo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Wednesday, WBEZ media columnist Robert Feder published an internal memo from Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels that listed 119 words WGN employees...

Randy Michaels' Radio Rules: Memo Bans WGN Employees From Using Words He Doesn't Like On Air

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Apparently improving a struggling media company's morale is not at the top of Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels' list of priorities. Instead, the sho...

WGN Radio Bumps John Williams From Morning Slot, Greg Jarrett Moved In

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

John Williams, who in December took over a WGN-AM 720 morning show that had only had three hosts over the previous 43 years, is being moved to mid-mor...

'Kathy & Judy' Cancelled By WGN Radio

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Girlfriends are going away. WGN-AM 720 this morning announced it is discontinuing the "Kathy & Judy" show, the ground-breaking mid-morning coffee ...

WGN Radio Boss Warns Talent: Build Audience Or You're Out

Chicago Sun-Times | LEWIS LAZARE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The internal memos are flying out of Kevin Metheny's office. And in them, the WGN-AM (720) program director's message to his on-air talent is crystal ...

Obama Challenges Radio Station For Airing Ayers Smears

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick and Steve Schmadeke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Just hours after Democrats formally nominated Barack Obama for president, his campaign launched a call-in offensive to WGN radio to protest the appear...