2014 Articles

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

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WMIL-FM still leads ratings, but WTMJ-AM, Christmas music see gains (12/30)
Racine Journal Times: Don Rosen let go from WRJN (12/29)
KIMT-TV: Radio personality faces deportation (12/29)
Star Tribune: Radio personality Joyce Lamont dies at 98 (12/29)
Rapid City Journal: Fired radio sales exec claims age and sex discrimination (12/24)
Star Tribune: Time again to fire up the yule log video (12/23)
Radio Magazine: Local Radio Spotlight: Koser Radio Group (12/1)
Des Moines Register: Burnside joins Miller, KXNO (12/18)
Austin Daily Herald: KSMQ settles tower dispute (12/14)
Jamestown Sun: KSJB regains full signal strength (12/13)
WJON: Jodi Huisentruit’s Mother Dies Without Answers In Daughter’s Disappearance (12/11)
Ames Tribune: Looking for a new home; After 65 years, KURE to leave ISU’s Friley Hall (11/29)
Star Tribune: Tom Barnard signs on for five more years at KQRS (12/4)
Norfolk Daily News: Norfolk station switching sports affiliates (12/3)
Star Tribune: Longtime Twin Cities TV exec announces retirement (11/19)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Riverwest Radio in Milwaukee receives coveted FCC license (11/17)
Jamestown Sun: Longtime Fargo weatherman's goal to be useful, not perfect (11/17)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Rearranging on-air assignments at WTMJ-TV (11/13)
KIMT-TV: KWGH radio coming to North Iowa (10/31)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Sports-talk radio finds a home in Milwaukee (10/24)
North Platte Bulletin: Sportscaster Joe Swift out of job (10/16)
Lincoln Journal Star: Gade returns to Lincoln radio as Digity GM (10/16)
Omaha World-Herald: Former Omaha, Des Moines announcer Hal Rodgers dies at 82 (10/13)
Star Tribune: Broadcaster Freddie Bell returns to metro airwaves on KMOJ
Quad City Times: 'AM Quad-Cities' gets WOC back to morning-show roots (10/11)
KNEB: Legendary Nebraska Broadcaster dies (10/6)
Quad City Times: Dave, Darren serve up 'Nacho Radio' online (10/4)
Star Tribune/C.J.: Ex- WCCO-TVer Edward Moody III is 'goin' to the lake' for now (10/1)
Grand Island Independent: Radio icon Brad Fossberg dies after battle with cancer (9/28)
Star Tribune/C.J.: In a way, this interview is "A Pat Miles Special" (9/28)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Margery Punnett leaving myTalk radio (9/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 25 years later, traffic reporter on cloud 9 over award (9/24)
Quad City Times: WOC radio parts ways with veteran morning-show host (9/24)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Cheers! UMN'S Radio K turns 21 (9/18)
TVNewsCheck: WMLW Rebrands As ‘The M Means Milwaukee' (9/18)
Quad City Times: WOC radio legacy includes Ronald Reagan (9/14)
Quad City Times: Meteorologists have more than fair-weather friends (9/13)
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Whatever Happened To: Radio DJ Dan Farris (9/13)
Kanabec County Times: New local radio delays launch; KBEK sees potential sale (9/13)
Indianapolis Business Journal: Former WIBC news anchor Simpson lands Minneapolis gig (9/11)
North Platte Telegraph: Television executives taking KNOP in new direction (9/10)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bob Bach, one of the last 'big' voices in Milwaukee radio, is retiring (9/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WMIL-FM is ratings leader in Milwaukee radio (9/7)
Lincoln Journal Star: KFRX tops Lincoln radio for ninth straight time (9/8)
Star Tribune: Blaine Harvey, better known as KOOL108's "Dan Donovan” (9/7)
Scottsbluff Star-Herald: KSTF to go off the air to build new tower (9/4)
Scottsbluff Star-Herald: KCMI broadcasts at low power (9/4)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Joyce Garbaciak new 5 p.m. co-anchor at WISN-TV (9/3)
Des Moines Register: Andy Fales leaving WHO's SoundOff, will be part of early newscast (9/2)
Ames Tribune: Boone radio show host killed in motorcycle accident near Ames (8/29)
KSTP-TV: Longtime KSTP-TV Photojournalist Russ Brown Dies after a Battle with Cancer (8/27)
Des Moines Register: Sports anchor Dave Zawilinski leaving WOI-TV (8/27)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: For sale: Downtown condo, great view, rock 'n' roll radio past (8/24)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: WCCO's Matt Brickman, Mike Augustyniak change places (8/20)
Northfield News: Local radio personality celebrates 50-year career on air (8/14)
CTV Winnipeg: Radio stations drop KISS after Simmons' depression comments (8/15)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KARE11's Tim McNiff ready to move on (8/11)
Current.org: In Illinois, WTVP takes over TV broadcast operations for WQPT (8/11)
Quad City Times: KWQC adding weekend morning newscasts (8/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Movie channel moves down Milwaukee's over-the-air TV dial (8/5)
Lincoln Journal Star: KSNB replaces WOWT on Time Warner lineup (8/4)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Radio host Jason Lewis quits show while on the air (7/31)
Quad City Times: More sitcoms filling local fall TV schedules (8/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: As airwaves lose personality, reunion celebrates Milwaukee rock radio's past (7/24)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Radio host, civic leader Andy Driscoll dies at age 74 (7/21)
Grand Forks Herald: WDAY takes over 5 p.m. news in Grand Forks (7/15)
Star Tribune: 40 years on, Garrison Keillor takes an unsentimental journey (7/3)
Star Tribune: Former KARE reporter Brad Woodard found dead in his Houston home (7/3)
Wisconsin State Journal: Longtime WIBA-AM radio personality Mitch Henck laid off (6/24)
Star Tribune: C.J.: KDWB ‘Booty Cruise’ turns into ‘Fight Night’ (6/18)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Local TV news: Which station focuses on what, by the numbers (6/17)
Quad City Times: Longtime KWQC sports director Thom Cornelis announces retirement (6/17)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Ratings snapshot reveals Milwaukee radio trends, sort of (6/16)
Star Tribune/C.J.: Mischke explains the art of never being employee of the month (6/14)
Quad City Times: KLJB purchase a dream come true for owner (6/12)
OnMilwaukee: WTMJ-AM 620 earns radio ratings crown (6/13)
Quad City Times: FM station to flip to ESPN (6/13)
Star Tribune: Obituary: Daniel T. 'Tom' Cousins put the State Fair on the air (6/10)
Des Moines Register: Two WHO-TV reporters arrested for OWI (6/9)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KARE-TV says morning news anchor Tim McNiff leaving station (6/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Concert promoter planning a Milwaukee rock 'n' roll radio reunion (6/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN wins May sweeps but audience down; WITI strong second (5/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI anchor Anne State second post-May sweeps departure (5/21)
WBAY-TV: Green Bay Police: Radio advertiser promised to bless money -- then stole it (5/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Angelo Farina, 57, made name for himself on air as Mort Snotlocker (5/19)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KARE weekend meteorologist Jerrid Sebesta leaving station next month (5/16)
The Forum (Fargo): KVRR's Jim Shaw, 35-year veteran of area TV news, to step down (5/13)
Winnipeg Free Press: CJOB pulls plug on Hal Anderson, two others (5/14)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Comparing Milwaukee TV's morning news shows (5/14)
Washington Post: Sioux Falls Anchor lashes out at viewers complaining about TV shows interrupted for tornado coverage (5/13)
Lake County (MN) News Chronicle: Community Radio Full Steam Ahead (5/9)
Quad-City Times: New CBS4 anchor adjusts to 'living in the night' (5/12)
West Central Tribune: Radio with roots: In Benson, the more things change on air, the more they stay the same (5/5)
Quad-City Times: After 16 years away from mic, Perry back on 97X (5/3)
OnMilwaukee.com Sports: Voice of the Bucks Ted Davis joins The Big 920 as afternoon co-host (4/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WDJT-TV (Channel 58) adds a Madison bureau (4/22)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Radio personality Tom Barnard adding to podcast network (4/18)
Star Tribune: MPR studios feel the bad vibes from light-rail tracks (4/18)
Eau Claire Leader-Telegram: Patrow replaced at WQOW (4/16)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: News director Schillinger to leave KWWL (4/16)
The Forum: Ben and Jim rejoin forces for new radio morning show (4/15)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Carl Zimmermann, 96, was silver-haired dean of Milwaukee broadcast news (4/11)
Star Tribune: Minnesota man suing WCCO for defamation in Cold Spring's cop killing case (4/9)
Star Tribune: MPR now stands for millennial public radio (4/6)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KARE's Jonathan Malat wins national news photo award (4/4)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Ron Steele marks 40 years at KWWL (3/30)
Star Tribune: Rez Radio: 4 tribal stations thriving in northern Minnesota (3/30)
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Whatever Happened To: 'Harley Worthit' now a bit quieter (3/16)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Love is ON the air: KDWB morning cohost will marry KFAN morning personality (3/20)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Former Fox 9 anchor Matheson will return to WCCO-TV (3/19)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: WCCO-TV has new Saturday morning anchor (3/19)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Second-generation TV, radio broadcasters share fathers' lessons (3/19)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Journal Broadcast radio personnel get different, more duties (3/19)
Star Tribune: CBS and WCCO morning shows are ratings gold in Twin Cities (3/17)
Quad City Times: Ottier glad to be back on morning shift as KWQC anchor (3/17)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Tom Shanahan dies; had one of longest-running radio shows in Wisconsin (3/12)
The Forum: WDAZ anchor resigns, email said it was 'effective immediately' (2/12)
Star Tribune: KSTP’s Jay Kolls sues over driver’s license snooping (2/12)
Star Tribune: Obituary: Mary Davies Orfield, TV’s carmen the Nurse (2/11)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New WTMJ-TV VP, GM from Journal Green Bay stations (2/10)
Des Moines Register: KCCI anchor Amanda Lewis to join Des Moines school district staff (2/4)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: KSTP-TV reporter Rusty Gatenby let go (2/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) news director Bill Berra steps down (2/3)
Janesville Gazette: Monroe man buying Janesville radio stations (1/30)
MinnPost: Broadcasting pioneer Stan Hubbard impressed with Gov. Christie at weekend meet-and-greet (1/22)
City Pages: 89.3 the Current: An oral history (1/22)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Journal Broadcast Group announces reorganization (1/22)
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Natasha Chughtai no longer with KWWL (1/8)
Lincoln Journal Star: Jeff Korbelik: KFRX a ratings winner, but not its parent company (1/20)
OnMilwaukee: Steve Kabelowsky's Blogs: WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 launches 4:30 a.m. newscast (1/18)
Pioneer Press: Jeff Dubay let go from ESPN in 'cost cutting measure' (1/13)
Pioneer Press: WCCO's cold weather reports bring cool national exposure (1/10)
Pioneer Press: KSTP-TV meteorologist Patrick Hammer is off the air (1/10)
Lincoln Journal Star: Broadcast icon Don Gill died Friday (1/4)
Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal: After 52 years, radio show host signs off (1/3)

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