2013 Articles

The most current articles are linked on the main page of Upper Midwest Broadcasting.

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 2013 Year in Review: TV & Radio (12/27)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Gordon Hinkley dies; was radio personality at WTMJ (12/26)
Duluth News Tribune: Duluth TV personality Jack McKenna dies at age 91 (12/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Badgers' shift from WTMJ to Clear Channel part of bigger game for all players (12/9)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Fox 9 meteorologist Ian Leonard returning to work after concussion (12/6)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Jim Hall, Jon Byman leaving Milwaukee broadcast jobs (12/5)
WCCO: Longtime WCCO Radio Newsman Retiring (12/5)
Waukon Standard: KNEI's Chuck "Allen" retiring after 40-year career on the local radio airwaves (12/4)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Fox 9 has new evening news anchor (12/4)
TVNewsCheck: Hubbard Jumps From Petry To CoxReps (12/4)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee radio ratings for November: WMIL is champ, WTMJ strong (12/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Time Warner Cable lost subscribers during WTMJ blackout (12/3)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KSTP-TV's Davis will retire in May (12/2)
Broadcasting & Cable: Burgundy Goes to Bismarck: ‘We’re Not Sure Why He Chose Us’ (12/2)
Milwaukee Business Journal: Wisconsin Badgers games move to AM 920, Oldies 95.7 (12/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Contested Internet television service Aereo setting up in Wisconsin (11/30)
MPR: Somali language radio station applies to take to the air in St. Cloud (11/26)
WPR: Chippewa Valley Radio DJ To Sign Off After 60 Years On The Air (11/28)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KSTP-TV morning anchor and meteorologist will be gone in 6 months (11/27)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: A comeback for color-coded forecasts (11/27)
The Forum (Fargo): Former KFGO radio personality Larry Ristvedt dies (11/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN-TV anchor-reporter Jason Newton goes to Baltimore (11/26)
Star Tribune: Fired 5 years ago, Al Malmberg returning to WCCO Radio (11/25)
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: After 86 years, WTMJ-AM to end Wisconsin Badgers broadcasts (11/22)
OnMilwaukee: Sports talker Bill Michaels nurtures his own radio show network (11/13)
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service: WNOV expands talk radio show geared to black audience (11/14)
WISN-TV: Steve 'The Homer' True critically hurt in crash (11/13)
Grand Forks Herald: WDAZ-TV reporter attacked at Spirit Lake (11/13)
WCCO: WCCO Radio Newsman Attacked, Robbed On Way To Work (11/12)
The Gazette: Iowa Public Radio hires new leader (11/5)
Pioneer Press: Independent radio station KDWA marks 50 years on air (10/29)
Pierce County Herald: KDWA celebrates 50 years on the air (11/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: No trick: Martini Radio switches to all-Christmas format on Halloween (10/31)
Star Tribune: Suit claims MPR was bilked out of $315,000 (10/25)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Will Christmas music on Milwaukee radio start next week? (10/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-TV's Jim Cullen remembered for his strong opinions, and his heart (10/17)
Pioneer Press: KARE's Boyd Huppert tells a story like few can (10/12)
Omaha World Herald: Sale means Gateway co-founder Norman Waitt out of broadcast business (10/15)
Argus Leader (Sioux Falls): WNAX: An adapting 'Voice' (10/4)
Pioneer Press: Joy Lim Nakrin leaving KSTP-TV for Boston (10/3)
The Gazette: Iowa Public Radio settles suits with former regent (10/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ apologizes, issues retraction for alleging MPD officer misconduct (10/2)
Des Moines Register: Meteorologist Arielle Nixon leaving WHO-TV (10/1)
The Forum (Fargo): KVRR Fox News unveils first new look since launch; high-def newscast eyed in 'near future' (10/1)
MinnPost: Sports radio's grand slam (9/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Journal Broadcast, Time Warner finally reach agreement; Channel 4 moves to Channel 2 (9/20)
TVNewsCheck: Paul Fredericksen To Retire As GM of KCCI (9/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Time Warner-Journal Broadcast standoff is epicenter of national battle (9/15)
Omaha World-Herald: Who runs Omaha's mysterious radio station? No one seems to know (9/15)
The Forum: Limbaugh returning to AM 1100 The Flag (9/13)
Twin Cities Business: Sports Radio's Grand Slam (9/12)
Star Tribune: Former U.S. Sen. Rod Grams, battling cancer, is in hospice care (9/4)
Lincoln Journal Star: Cathy Blythe leaving KFOR morning show (8/29)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Weigel eyes millennials with TouchVision 'information network' (9/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Shari Dunn files complaint alleging sexism by Weigel and WDJT (8/30)
KWWL: KBBG Radio serves community mission in Waterloo (8/28)
WHO Radio: WHO Radio News Anchor Dick Layman Passes Away at Age 59 (8/23)
Star Tribune: Longtime program director/DJ Lauren MacLeash let go by Cities 97 (8/20)
TVNewsCheck: KMSP Ups Marian Davey to News Director (8/19)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Fox 9's anchor Heidi Collins leaves station (8/9)
Star Tribune: Heidi Collins has left KMSP (8/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Time Warner customers file class-action suit on loss of WTMJ-TV (8/8)
Radio World: Four AM Stations Sharing One Site (8/8)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-TV Packers game blacked out on Time Warner to be on Telemundo (8/8)
Des Moines Register: KCCI's Emily Price leaving TV station (8/6)
Grand Forks Herald: Local radio personality Kerri Drees dies following surgery (8/5)
Star Tribune: Without warning, WCCO's Mischke pulls plug on radio career (8/2)
Pioneer Press: T.D. Mischke calls it a career after 22 years of radio (8/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: War of words in Journal Broadcast-Time Warner dispute (8/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Another reason for on-air turnover: Few in local TV news are locals (8/1)
The Forum (Fargo): Popular local morning radio show moving, but hosts won't say where (7/31)
Pioneer Press: KDWB's Dave Ryan angers state Education Department by mocking high schools (7/31)
Pioneer Press: Reporter Mark Albert leaving KSTP (7/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Anchor desk changes at WISN-TV for McKee, Garbaciak, Newton (7/31)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Journal Communications earnings drop on station buy, fewer political ads (7/31)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Time Warner / Journal Broadcast spat could be on cable's back burner (7/30)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: And then there were nine: New WISN-TV anchor (7/29)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 8 new faces on Milwaukee TV: Meet the freshman class of 2013 (7/28)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ news ratings drop on day one of cable blackout (7/25)
The Business Journal of Milwaukee: Milwaukee public radio WUWM-FM outsources underwriting (6/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN-TV's Luke Sampe, Shelby Croft latest to leave market (6/25)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Shawn Patrick out, Jessob Reisbeck in as WITI morning anchor (6/24)
The Forum (Fargo): Country music stations Froggy and Bob to switch owners in latest F-M radio shakeup (5/7)
The Forum (Fargo): Ingstad's buyer was aware of radio station swap plans (5/2)
Des Moines Register: Morning anchor Katie Ward to leave KCCI (5/3)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Michael Wegner, half of KSTP-FM's 'Knapp & Donuts,' dies at 65 (4/25)
Duluth News Tribune: Duluth TV news veteran Moravchik heads back to newsroom (4/25)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI reporter heads west after 'happy' Milwaukee stint (4/23)
WDAY-TV (Fargo): Longtime WDAY Anchor Marv Bossart passes away at 79 (4/23)
The Forum (Fargo): Settlement reached in Fargo anchorwoman Robin Huebner's lawsuit against Hoak Media (4/23)
New York Post: TV Anchor Drops F-Bomb in Debut (4/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bill Haig's tireless work led WTMJ radio to sports dominance (4/7)
Star Tribune: KQ's Tom Barnard says he's taking leave, entering treatment (3/29)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Radio Milwaukee moving studios to Walker's Point (3/18)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-AM ousts program director Scialfa (3/18)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Station hopes Martini Radio format satisfies older audience's thirst (3/8)
Lincoln Journal-Star: KX 96.9 undergoes talent, format changes (3/5)
Wisconsin State Journal: After 52 years on the radio, Norb Aschom signs off (3/3)
Des Moines Cityview: Marty Tirrell Sues (2/27)
WISC: Clear Channel replaces local morning radio show (2/25)
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids): Iowa Public Radio board fires CEO Mary Grace Herrington (2/26)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: KWWL anchor Tara Thomas leaving station for new job (2/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Meet three new (and not so new) voices on Milwaukee airwaves (2/6)
KTTC: Copper Theft at Radio Tower (2/5)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New WDJT-TV morning co-anchor has area roots (2/4)
The Forum (Fargo): Top radio spot race tightens, ratings find (2/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Ben Merens mum on leaving Wisconsin Public Radio (2/1)
Current: At 90, pubradio pioneer upholds a literary tradition (1/28)

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