Bill GambleLet's face it: There's never been anything fair about broadcasting. Some guys -- no matter how talented or hard working they are -- can't catch a break. Others -- no matter how badly or how often they bomb -- just keep getting hired again and again.
Poor Don Schwenneker. Ever since he arrived from Pittsburgh in 2008, WBBM-Channel 2 hasn't figured out what in the world to do with the guy.For the first nine months Schwenneker was here, the CBS-owned station had him doing the weather.
An assortment of news items (updated and annotated) from my Chicago Sun-Times columns of 26 years ago this week:WLS-Channel 7 "Eyewitness News" team, 1984 "After 22 years in the Chicago television news business, John Drury finally has mad
Marsha Bartel, a top investigative producer at Fox-owned WFLD-Channel 32, has been hired as special projects producer at Tribune Co.-owned WGN-Channel 9, where she'll work on stories for broadcast, print and online.
If radio has even a prayer of winning over anyone born in the 21st‚ century, it'll be thanks in large part to Radio Disney, the round-the-clock network geared to preteens (and their good-natured parents who let them control the car radio).After all, where else can you hear Miley Cyrus, th
Jay Mariotti Robservations on the media beat: The most talked about media story of the weekend was the arrest of former Sun-Times sports columnist Jay Mariotti on a domestic assault complaint involving his girlfriend in Los Angeles.