Broadcasters live forever. Their voices, their diction, their descriptions, their words, their perspective, their stories all come back to life simply by hitting play. E.B. rounded third and headed home yesterday. He’ll be missed.
The deal calls for extensive marketing and promotional opportunities for both entities.
A voice on WBBM 780 for nearly three decades, Bob Sanders, 89, died Sunday near Lake Geneva, Wisc., after battling a long illness.
WBBM Newsradio reporter John Cody will be honored next month with a lifetime achievement award from the Chicago Headline Club.
The Chicago Bears and CBS RADIO Chicago announced an exclusive multi-year agreement to keep the team’s radio broadcast rights on WBBM Newsradio 780 & 105.9FM while at the same time extending Bears coverage across CBS RADIO’s five other Chicago stations (670 The Score, B96, 104.3 K-Hits, US 99.5 and 93 XRT) through a variety of specialty programming.
670 The Score and WBBM Newsradio will be hosting the Comcast Business Class Newsmakers Business of Sports: Life after the Game panel presented by MB Financial on Thursday, September 20th, at the House of Blues in downtown Chicago.
WBBM Newsradio won awards in all five categories in the Metro Radio division of the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association 2011 Journalism Excellence Contest.
John Madigan, a longtime fixture at CBS 2 and WBBM Newsradio, has died at the age of 94.