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The new general manager of WGN-AM 720, charged with energizing the prominent station, is both a surprising choice for the job and a familiar one. He is Jimmy de Castro, one of Chicago's most charismatic, successful and well-known broadcast managers,...
Tribune reporterVeteran Chicago radio executive Jimmy de Castro has been named president and general manager of WGN-AM 720, Tribune Co. announced Thursday. The move puts one of Chicago's most charismatic and successful broadcast managers in charge of the legacy radio...
The Blackhawks are as close to a national team as any in the NHL. Look no further than NBC. The network is riding the Hawks hard during the playoffs. The reason is simple: Ratings. The Hawks' local numbers from the nation's No. 3 market are having a...
Change of SubjectPhoto by Beth Swierk Mondays with Johnny 12/17/12 *(WGN-AM 720 audio) Our long run of weekly chats with John Williams came to an end today. John, Mary Schmich and I discussed "Songs of Good Cheer," the Newtown tragedy and what......
CHICAGO (December 17, 2012) – WGN Radio today announced changes to its weekday lineup effective January 2013. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, 2013, Jonathon Brandmeier's morning show will be extended one half hour, shifting to a 6 a.m. start...
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The “Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp” contest (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9:00 a.m. CT on Monday, November 19, 2012 and ends at 9 a.m....
To Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, go to wgnradio.com/contests. Entries must include the entrant's name, birth date, email address, phone number, mobile phone number, and address. All eligible entries will qualify for a random drawing to be held...
To Enter and Play: No Purchase Necessary. To enter, tell us in 300 words or less why your office deserves a holiday party this year. E-mail your entry, along with your name, age, address and telephone number and your company’s name, address,...
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CHICAGO (October 23, 2012) – WGN Radio today announced that midday host John Williams has made the decision to leave the station at the end of the year. Williams will be moving to Minneapolis where he will continue hosting afternoons at WCCO-AM, a...
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"Dean Richards' Sunday Morning" covers Chicago's entertainment and lifestyle scene including movies, theater, food, and dining, Sundays from 6:30-11 a.m. CT on WGN Radio 720. Dean's movie reviews are also heard Thursday afternoons at 5 p.m. on "The...
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From 6-9 p.m every Sunday evening and weeknights on WGN Sports Night, Brian Noonan keeps you company on Chicago's WGN Radio 720. Brian talks about all the stuff you need to know... and all the fun stuff, too. Brian Noonan's journey to WGN spans many...
In May, 2009, WGN Radio, working with Karen Conti and the late Greg Adamski, produced a mock trial featuring closing arguments and jury deliberations using facts from the Drew Peterson case. As the real case is now reaching the trial phase, we thought it...
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