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Tag Archives: Q101
Chicago’s Q101 was one of the first commercial alternative rock stations, and the first one to bring that format to the Chicago radio starting in 1992. The format and Q101 branding went away on July 15, 2011, when Randy Michaels’ … finish reading The oral history of Chicago’s Q101 hits stores
After less than a year on the air, former Tribune and Clear Channel honcho Randy Michaels has thrown in the towel on his FM news experiments in Chicago and New York City. His Merlin Media company aimed the stations to … finish reading Randy Michaels pulls the plug on FM News in Chicago and New York
In a move whose logic I honestly don’t understand, Randy Michael’s Merlin Media has entered into a local marketing agreement with Venture Technologies Group, which owns the low-power TV channel 6 WLFM-LP in Chicago. Venture has operated the station as … finish reading Merlin Media killing smooth jazz 87.7 to bring alt rock to TV Ch. 6 in Chicago
Starting today at 5pm central time, Chicago’s 97.9 The Loop puts their usual classic rock format on hold for a special weekend of programming dubbed “The Sons Of Classic Rock.” Current Loop DJ, and former member of Chicago-based group Stabbing … finish reading Appointment Radio: Chicago’s 97.9 The Loop goes ’90s this weekend, pays tribute to Q101
When last we heard from Randy Michaels he was exiting the Tribune Tower in Chicago, resigning after news broke that he turned the company’s broadcast division into Animal House. While the architect of Clear Channel’s buy, consolidate and gut approach … finish reading 10 months after Tribune Randy Michaels is back with FM news stations in Chicago and NYC
Howard Stern Considers Leaving Sirius for Idol, Mancow Out to Pasture in Chicago (again). Is This Sunset for the Shock Jock?
There was once a time when a rare breed of radio DJ could scare up controversy and big ratings–not to mention FCC indecency fines–using just his voice, a few on-air cronies and whole lot of bravado, innuendo and hot air. … finish reading Howard Stern Considers Leaving Sirius for Idol, Mancow Out to Pasture in Chicago (again). Is This Sunset for the Shock Jock?