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Feder: Former CBS 2 reporter Mike Puccinelli joins Chicago Department of Buildings

Mike Puccinelli, former reporter and substitute news anchor at CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2, has been named director of public affairs for the City of Chicago Department of Buildings. → Read More

Feder: Chicago Tribune, BGA win Pulitzer Prize

Tribune reporter Cecilia Reyes and BGA reporter Madison Hopkins collaborated on "The Failures Before the Fires," a two-year investigation called "a piercing examination of the city's long history of failed building- and fire-safety code enforcement, which let scofflaw landlords commit serious violations that resulted in dozens of unnecessary deaths." → Read More

Feder: WBEZ wins Watchdog Award for Chicago lifeguard abuse investigation

Esteemed reporter Dan Mihalopoulos and editors Alex Keefe and Angela Rozas O'Toole of Chicago Public Media WBEZ 91.5-FM won the coveted 2021 Watchdog Award Friday from the Chicago Headline Club. → Read More

Feder: WLS 890 AM taps Steve Cochran for morning fill-in

Steve Cochran, the veteran Chicago radio personality who's been off the air for two and half years, will be heard again in morning drive next week. → Read More

Feder: Eddie Volkman, Hannah Brummer to host mornings on Star 96.7

Alpha Media made it official Wednesday: "Eddie Volkman in the Morning with Hannah B." will debut Monday at southwest suburban adult-contemporary WSSR 96.7-FM. → Read More

Feder: After 38 years, TV music icon Jerry Bryant still has big plans to rock on

Despite health challenges and financial setbacks that might have brought down the curtain on anyone else, Chicago TV legend Jerry Bryant isn't finished yet with "JBTV," the longest running music television show in the country. → Read More

Feder: Glenview's Courtney Cronin joins ESPN 1000 team

Just in time to cover the NFL Draft today, Glenview native Courtney Cronin has signed on with WMVP 1000-AM, the Good Karma Brands ESPN sports/talk station. → Read More

Feder: Chicago Reader poised to become nonprofit after co-owner gives up fight

On Tuesday Leonard C. Goodman finally ended a monthslong fight over a column he wrote questioning whether children should be vaccinated for COVID-19. In resigning from the board of the Reader (along with three like-minded members), he allowed the paper to move to nonprofit status -- its only path to survival. → Read More

Feder: 'Seinfeld' Food Truck returns to Chicago

It's been 10 years since the "Seinfeld" Food Truck rolled into the Chicago area. Now it's coming back -- loaded with free treats (but no soup) for everyone. → Read More

Feder: Headline Club to honor Bill Cameron, Dahleen Glanton with Lifetime Achievement Awards

Longtime radio reporter Bill Cameron, who retired last year as dean of Chicago's City Hall press room, and former Chicago Tribune columnist Dahleen Glanton have been named recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Chicago Headline Club. → Read More

Feder: Susy Schultz appointed editor of Evanston RoundTable

Susy Schultz, the veteran Chicago journalist and former reporter for the Sun-Times, has been named editor of the Evanston RoundTable, the nonprofit digital news site serving the north suburban community. → Read More

Feder: Another big victory for V103, and WBEZ falls behind WBBM Newsradio

Last month's rise to the top of the ratings proved short-lived for Chicago Public Media news/talk WBEZ 91.5-FM, which fell from a tie for first place to third in the Nielsen Audio survey released Tuesday. → Read More

Feder: Q101 comes home to Cumulus Media's WKQX

For nearly 30 years, Chicago radio listeners knew WKQX 101.1-FM by its familiar branding as Q101. Now the Cumulus Media alternative rock station is about to call itself that again. → Read More

Feder: Howard Reich's tragic saga of stolen art collection to be 'reborn on operatic stage'

It's been 20 years since former Chicago Tribune music critic Howard Reich uncovered the story of an ailing Vietnam veteran living in west suburban Lyons who turned out to be heir to a multimillion-dollar art collection looted from a Jewish collector murdered during the Holocaust. → Read More

Feder: XRT's Richard Milne steps away from morning show

Richard Milne, morning host at Audacy adult album alternative WXRT 93.1-FM, disclosed Wednesday that he has stepped away from the show for now to care for his wife, Charlene Milne, who has frontotemporal dementia. → Read More

Feder: Channel 9 lead sports anchor Roan to retire

Dan Roan will cap a 45-year career in sportscasting next month. → Read More

Feder: Lauren Magiera leaves WGN, Kaitlin Sharkey leaves Fox 32

The ranks of Chicago's women sports anchors are noticeably smaller today. → Read More

Feder: Brad Edwards still 'CBS 2's biggest cheerleader'

Despite losing his role as main news anchor at WBBM-Channel 2, a gracious Brad Edwards said he will "always be CBS 2's biggest cheerleader." → Read More

Feder: Brad Edwards still 'CBS 2's biggest cheerleader'

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Feder: Will Joe Donlon and Irika Sargent stop CBS 2's revolving door of anchors?

When Joe Donlon hauls anchor over to WBBM-Channel 2 next month, it will mark the 14th change in 22 years to the talent lineup on the CBS-owned station's nightly newscasts. → Read More