Allison PayneAllison Payne has been saying for years that her slurred speech, glassy-eyed gaze and occasionally erratic behavior on the air are due to a series of ministrokes from which she was recovering.
If you've ever been closely involved in a news story -- either as a participant or a witness -- you know what it's like to turn on a newscast that night or pick up a newspaper the next day and see how it's been reported.
Johnny B. on the looseIn the closing moments of Jonathon Brandmeier's now-famous music video screed, "Johnny B.: The Unemployed Radio Mo Fo," there's a shot of him in front of Tribune Tower holding a sign that says: "WILL WORK . . .
In a shakeup at Citadel Broadcasting's Chicago operations, Michael Fowler was ousted Friday after two years as president and general manager of news/talk WLS-AM (890) and oldies WLS-FM (94.7). Named to succeed him was Michael Damsky, who has been vice president and director of sales for the two
Larry Lujack was a victim of low-ratings after his move from morning drive.Timing is everything, as NBC again proved the hard way. The same Jay Leno who cleaned up in the ratings at 10:35 p.m. turned out to be a $200 million mistake for the Peacock Network at 9 p.m.