In a sense, today is the birthday of WBEZ.Ninety years ago on this date, Chicago was introduced to the latest method of instantaneous communication. They called it radio-telephony--or just plain radio.The city was a late starter in this particular technology.
Two well-known Chicago radio stations are being sold to a controversial media tycoon.Classic rock station WLUP-FM (97.9), known as the Loop, and the long-time alternative staple WKQX-FM (101.1), known as Q101, will be sold for more than $110 million in cash.
Dave FogelDave Fogel, who hosted afternoons in Chicago for more than seven years, is returning to become morning personality at "True Oldies" WLS-FM (94.7). Starting March 1, he'll replace Brant Miller, who signed off from the Citadel Broadcasting station Jan. 5.