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PAUL HARVEY-GOOD DAY!..AND GOODBYE
last edit on 03/01/2009
Most listened to person in the history of radio
leaves this earth at the age of 90
He began every broadcast with an upbeat "Hello Americans" and he ended each one with a cheery "Good Day!" For 57 years he broadcast
The Paul Harvey show
on radio from Chicago. He began there on WENR-AM and in 1951, ABC
began to broadcast him nationally. He ultimately moved to WGN. He was heard on more than a thousand radio stations nationwide and over 400
KEVIN METHENEY NEW PD AT WGN/CHICAGO
Tribune company owned WGN has hired former Clear Channel radio programmer Kevin Metheney to take over as PD. He replaces Bob Shomper who will become the PD at WLS-AM, also in Chicago. WLS is owned by Citadel....
CHICAGO RADIO ICON WALLY PHILLIPS DIES AT 83
last edit on 09/12/2008
The man who ruled morning drive in Chicago for decades has died. Former WGN mornng host Wally Phillips, died at his home in Naples, Florida this morning. He was 83. Wally had suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last five years. Phillips first got into broadcasting at a small radio station in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 1956, he went to Chicago where he began hosting a morning talk show for WGN radio. He quickly became a local fa...
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