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ABC News Radio is the radio service of ABC News, a division of the ABC Television Network in the United States.
ABC Radio is a radio network in the United States.
Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.
All-news radio is a radio format devoted entirely to the discussion and broadcast of news.
AM broadcasting is a radio broadcasting technology, which employs amplitude modulation (AM) transmissions.
An AMBER Alert or a Child Abduction Emergency (SAME code: CAE) is a child abduction alert system.
Amos 'n' Andy is an American radio and television sitcom set in Harlem, Manhattan's historic black community.
Anna Davlantes is an American journalist who most recently hosted Good Day Chicago on WFLD FOX-32 Chicago.
Bellwood is a village in Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States.
Bob Collins (February 28, 1942 – February 8, 2000) was a morning DJ on WGN-720AM radio in Chicago.
Robert "Bob" Sirott (born August 9, 1949) is an American broadcaster.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Brokered programming (also known as time-buy and blocktime) is a form of broadcast content in which the show's producer pays a radio or television station for air time, rather than exchanging programming for pay or the opportunity to play spot commercials.
In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a unique designation for a transmitter station.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Carl Amari (born August 20, 1963) is an American actor, director, producer and nationally syndicated radio host.
Carole Mathews (September 13, 1920 — November 6, 2014) was an American actress of film and television.
Cary is the seventh-largest municipality in North Carolina.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
Charles James Correll (February 2, 1890 – September 26, 1972) was an American radio comedian, known best for his work for the radio series Amos 'n' Andy with Freeman Gosden.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled Black Hawks until 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago Cubs are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
Chicago Fire Soccer Club is an American professional soccer club based in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview, Illinois.
The Loop is the central business district or downtown area of Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago metropolitan area, or Chicagoland, is the metropolitan area that includes the city of Chicago, Illinois, and its suburbs.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago White Sox Radio Network is an American radio network airing baseball games from the Chicago White Sox.
Chicagoland Television (branded on-air as CLTV) is an American regional cable news television channel located in Chicago, Illinois.
Civil defense or civil protection is an effort to protect the citizens of a state (generally non-combatants) from military attacks and natural disasters.
A clear-channel station is an AM radio station in North America that has the highest protection from interference from other stations, particularly concerning night-time skywave propagation.
A corporate spin-off, also known as a spin-out, or starburst, is a type of corporate action where a company "splits off" a section as a separate business.
Gaetano Mazzaglia dei Conti Cutelli (January 1, 1889 – July 16, 1944), better known as Count Tano Cutelli, was an Italian-American nobleman and sound effects specialist for television and Hollywood films during the 1920s and '30s, and worked for companies including Disney and Looney Tunes.
Cumulus Media, Inc. is an American broadcasting company and is the third largest owner and operator of AM and FM radio stations in the United States behind Entercom and iHeartMedia, Inc. As of July 1, 2017, Cumulus lists ownership of 446 stations in 90 media markets.
Dayton is a city and county seat in Rhea County, Tennessee, United States.
A disaster area is a region or a locale, heavily damaged by either natural, technological or social hazards.
The Drake, a Hilton Hotel, 140 East Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois, is a luxury, full-service hotel, located downtown on the lake side of Michigan Avenue two blocks north of the John Hancock Center and a block south of Oak Street Beach at the top of the Magnificent Mile.
Dylan's Candy Bar is a chain of boutique candy shops and candy supplier currently located in New York City; East Hampton, New York; Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami Beach, as well as in wholesale venues around the globe.
Ed Schwartz (May 5, 1946 – February 4, 2009) was a Chicago media personality who hosted local late-night radio programs from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s.
The Edgewater Beach Hotel was a resort hotel complex on Lake Michigan in the far-north neighborhood community of Edgewater in Chicago, Illinois, designed by Benjamin H. Marshall and Charles E. Fox.
Elk Grove Village is a village located in northeastern Illinois adjacent to O'Hare International Airport and is a near northwest suburb, touching the city of Chicago.
The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a national warning system in the United States put into place on January 1, 1997 (approved by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in November 1994), when it replaced the Emergency Broadcast System (EBS), which in turn replaced the CONELRAD System.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Franklyn MacCormack (March 8, 1906 – June 12, 1971) was an American radio personality in Chicago, Illinois from the 1930s into the 1970s.
Freeman Fisher "Gozzie" Gosden (May 5, 1899 – December 10, 1982) was an American radio comedian and pioneer in the development of the situation comedy form.
The full service radio format in the United States consists of a wide range of programming.
Garry Meier (born December 2, 1949) is a Chicago-based radio personality who has been active in Chicago radio since 1973.
Greg Jarrett (born December 1952) is an American broadcast journalist who was a longtime news reporter in San Francisco, mostly at KGO (AM).
HD Radio is a trademarked term for iBiquity's in-band on-channel (IBOC) digital radio technology used by AM and FM radio stations to transmit audio and data by using a digital signal embedded "on-frequency" immediately above and below a station's standard analog signal, providing the means to listen to the same program in either HD (digital radio with less noise) or as a standard broadcast (analog radio with standard sound quality).
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
The Indianapolis 500 is an automobile race held annually at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana, United States, an enclave suburb of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted via the Internet.
Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is an American television presenter, former lawyer, politician, news presenter, actor, and musician.
John Williams (born October 1959) is an American talk radio show host at WGN (AM) in Chicago and previously at WCCO (AM) in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jonathon "Johnny B" Brandmeier (born July 15, 1956) is a Chicago radio personality and musician.
KOMO (1000 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Seattle, Washington and serving the Seattle metropolitan area.
KOMO-FM (97.7 FM) is a radio station simulcasting the all-news radio format of Seattle, Washington's KOMO (1000).
KPLZ-FM (101.5 FM) is a commercial radio station located in Seattle, Washington.
KVI (570 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station in Seattle, Washington.
Leonard Frank Baldy (February 15, 1927 – May 2, 1960) was a Chicago Police Department officer who became the city's first helicopter traffic reporter.
This is a list of broadcast station classes applicable in much of North America under international agreements between the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Marianne Murciano (Sirott) co-hosted a morning program called "Fox Thing in the Morning" on Chicago's Fox affiliate (WFLD) from 1993–97, with husband, Bob Sirott.
Middle of the road (MOR) loosely describes any type of music that falls between popular music and art music, and includes the work of serious composers who write in a lighter style than normal.
Mike McConnell is an American talk radio host most recently on WLW in Cincinnati from 2014 through present, on WGN in Chicago from 2010 to 2013 and for the prior 25 years on WLW.
The Mutual Broadcasting System (commonly referred to simply as Mutual; sometimes referred to as MBS, Mutual Radio or the Mutual Radio Network; corporate name Mutual Broadcasting System, Inc.) was an American commercial radio network in operation from 1934 to 1999.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
In the broadcasting industry (particularly in North America), a network affiliate or affiliated station is a local broadcaster, owned by a company other than the owner of the network, which carries some or all of the lineup of television programs or radio programs of a television or radio network.
New media are forms of media that are native to computers, computational and relying on computers for re-distribution.
Nick Digilio (born July 6, 1965) is a movie critic and radio personality.
North Center is one of the 77 community areas of Chicago, Illinois, located in the city's North Side.
Northern Illinois is a region generally covering the northern third of the U.S. state of Illinois.
Northwest Indiana comprises Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper counties in Indiana.
Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.
The Northwestern Wildcats are the athletic teams that represent Northwestern University, a founding member of the Big Ten Conference and the only private university in the conference.
Oak Brook is a village in DuPage County with a small portion in Cook County in Illinois.
Orion Samuelson (born March 31, 1934) is an American broadcaster, most widely known for hosting U.S. Farm Report.
In the broadcasting industry, an owned-and-operated station (frequently abbreviated as O&O) usually refers to a television or radio station that is owned by the network with which it is associated.
Paul Harvey Aurandt (September 4, 1918 – February 28, 2009), better known as Paul Harvey, was an American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks.
Pioneer Court is a plaza located near the junction of the Chicago River and Upper Michigan Avenue in Chicago's Magnificent Mile.
A radio station is a set of equipment necessary to carry on communication via radio waves.
Radio World is a trade journal published by NewBay Media targeted at radio broadcast executives and operations personnel worldwide.
Benjamin Homel, known professionally as Randy Michaels, is an American broadcasting executive and a former member of the National Association of Broadcasters TV Board.
Rita Cosby (born November 18, 1964, Brooklyn, New York) is a television news anchor and correspondent, radio host, and best selling author.
Robert Feder (born May 17, 1956) is a Chicago, US, media blogger who was the television and radio columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1980 until 2008, a blogger for Vocalo.org from 2009 until 2010, and a blogger for ''Time Out Chicago'' from 2011 until 2013.
Roe B. Conn (born June 6, 1964) is an American talk radio host based in Chicago.
LeRoy Stewart Leonard (January 19, 1931 – September 4, 2014), known as Roy Leonard, was an American radio personality, best known for hosting WGN's midday radio show from Chicago for 31 years and for his appearances on WGN-TV's news and Christmas specials.
Sam 'n' Henry was a radio series performed by Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll that aired on Chicago radio station WGN from 1926 through 1928.
The Scopes Trial, formally known as The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes and commonly referred to as the Scopes Monkey Trial, was an American legal case in July 1925 in which a substitute high school teacher, John T. Scopes, was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which had made it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school.
Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
This article describes severe weather terminology used by the National Weather Service (NWS) in the United States.
A sign-on (or start-up) is the beginning of operations for a radio or television station, generally at the start of each day.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is a publicly traded American politically conservative telecommunications company that is controlled by the family of company founder Julian Sinclair Smith.
In broadcasting, sister stations or sister channels are radio or television stations operated by the same company, either by direct ownership or through a management agreement.
The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) documents American music through historical artifacts and archival records in multiple formats.
William (Spike) O'Dell (born May 21, 1953) a native of East Moline, Illinois, is an American former radio host for WGN Radio in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
Steve Cochran (born March 14, 1961) is an American radio broadcaster.
Steve King is a broadcast personality who has been heard on several different stations, mostly in the Chicago area.
Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.
The Lutheran Hour is a U.S. Christian radio program in North America.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Weather Channel is an American basic cable and satellite television channel, owned by Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios.
The Tidewater region is a geographic area of southeast Virginia and northeastern North Carolina, part of the Atlantic coastal plain in the United States of America.
Tom Langmyer is an author, broadcast executive and media consultant.
Thomas Ethelbert Skilling, III (born February 20, 1952), known on-air as Tom Skilling, is a popular meteorologist in Chicago, Illinois.
In electronics and telecommunications, a transmitter or radio transmitter is an electronic device which produces radio waves with an antenna.
Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC is an American media company which operates as a subsidiary of Tribune Media, a media conglomerate based in Chicago, Illinois.
Tribune Content Agency (TCA) is a syndication company owned by Tronc.
Tribune Media, also known as Tribune Media Company and formerly known as the Tribune Company, is an American conglomerate that is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Tribune Tower is a neo-Gothic skyscraper located at 435 North Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Tronc, Inc. (stylized as tronc; formerly Tribune Publishing) is an American newspaper print and online media publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign (also known as U of I, Illinois, or colloquially as the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois and the flagship institution of the University of Illinois System.
A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
Walter Phillips (July 7, 1925 – March 26, 2008) was an American radio personality best known for hosting WGN's morning radio show from Chicago for 21 years from January 1965 until July 1986, and was number one in the morning slot from 1968 until he left for an afternoon radio slot in 1986.
The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.
WBBM (780 AM) is an all-news radio station located in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
WCCO (830 kHz) is a Class A clear-channel radio station located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States and owned by Entercom.
WCPT (820 AM) is a Progressive Talk radio station licensed to Willow Springs, Illinois, and serving the Chicago area.
Weigel Broadcasting Company (a.k.a. Weigel Broadcasting) is an American television broadcasting company based in Chicago, Illinois, alongside its flagship station WCIU-TV (Channel 26), at 26 North Halsted Street in the Greektown neighborhood.
West Michigan and Western Michigan are terms for an arbitrary region in the U.S. state of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
WFLD, virtual channel 32 (UHF digital channel 31), is a Fox owned-and-operated television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States.
WGH (1310 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Newport News, Virginia, and serving Hampton Roads.
WGN, 720 kHz, is a commercial AM radio station in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
WGN America is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Tribune Broadcasting.
WGN-TV, virtual channel 9 (UHF digital channel 19), is an independent television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States, serving as the flagship television property of the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Media Company, which also owns radio station WGN (720 AM) and local cable news channel Chicagoland Television (CLTV).
WIND "AM 560" is a radio station based in Chicago, Illinois, broadcasting its talk radio format on 560 kHz.
Windsor is a city in Ontario and the southernmost city in Canada.
WLS (890 kHz, "89 WLS") is a commercial AM radio station in Chicago, Illinois.
WLW (700 AM), branded Newsradio 700 WLW, is a commercial news/talk radio station serving Greater Cincinnati.
WMAQ was an AM radio station located in Chicago, Illinois, United States, and broadcast at 670 kHz with 50,000 watts.
WMAQ-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 29), is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, United States.
The Wrigley Building (400-410 North Michigan Avenue, Near North Side, Chicago, Illinois) is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower on the Magnificent Mile.
WRME-LP is a low-power analog television station on VHF television channel 6 which is licensed to Chicago, Illinois in the United States.
Zenith Electronics LLC is an American brand of consumer electronics owned by South Korean company LG Electronics.