2016 Articles

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

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Duluth News Tribune: As KBJR's Michelle Lee signs off, she looks to the future (12/25)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: John Jagler plans 'interim' return to WTMJ-AM (12/21)
Oskaloosa Herald: KBOE hires popular radio host Steve Pilchen for new morning show (12/10)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee PBS getting into storyteller mode (12/9)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Dan O'Donnell to get his own show on WISN-AM (12/5)
Star Tribune: Twin Cities Public Television to launch new Kids Channel (11/23)
WCCO-TV: Tafoya & Barnard Proving To Be Electric Pairing For KQRS (11/21)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WLDB-FM 1st Milwaukee Station to go all-Christmas (11/16)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee PBS' '10thirtysix' to debut Friday (11/15)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Katrina Cravy joins WKLH morning crew (11/2)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee Public TV changes name to Milwaukee PBS (11/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Amid staff changes, WKTI fills in on-air lineup (11/1)
The Isthmus: Broadcast, interrupted: The Mic 92.1 to end contract with Devil’s Advocate Radio early next month (10/26)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WNOV back on the air (10/19)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Is popularity of 'Cities 97 Sampler' waning? (10/14)
Eau Claire Leader Telegram: Murphy returns to the air (10/14)
Sioux Falls Argus Leader: Who's No. 1? Ratings return for local radio stations (10/12)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Charlie Sykes to leave WTMJ radio show in December (10/4)
Wausau Daily Herald: Local radio host 'Stevi' dies in cabin (10/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Broadcaster Hinshaw was invested in Milwaukee (10/3)
Star Tribune: KFAN host, singer Chris Hawkey among 20 who contracted Legionnaire's in Hopkins (9/29)
Star Tribune: Viral video hoax prompts social media blowback for KDWB's Dave Ryan (9/28)
Grand Forks Herald: Radio group pushed for NDSU media restrictions that led to Bresciani probe, emails show (9/24)
Grand Forks Herald: Scott Swygman, former voice of UND sports, dies (9/24)
KCCI: Longtime KCCI chief meteorologist John McLaughlin resigns (9/12)
MinnPost: With launch of Frogtown station, low power radio comes full circle in Twin Cities (8/11)
Iowa City Press-Citizen: KXIC legend Dottie Ray was a 'pioneer in broadcasting' (8/10)
Star Tribune: 'Here we go again': Barb Abney is out of a job at Go 96.3 (8/4)
Des Moines Register: Departing KCCI reporter: 'Racism in the state did not help my decision to stay' (8/2)
Lincoln Journal Star: KFOR releases morning show host (8/1)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Obituary: Local radio personality Dick Driscoll rubbed elbows with likes of Elvis (7/19)
Lincoln Journal Star: Is Coby Mach returning to Lincoln radio? (7/18)
Star Tribune: DJ/music director/hype man Peter Parker 'lives and breathes hip-hop' at Go 95.3 (7/15)
Star Tribune: MPR reporter and news editor Toni Randolph dies at 53 (7/5)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Milwaukee Public TV drops 'InterChange,' 'I Remember' (6/27)
CBS Sunday Morning: Garrison Keillor signs off (6/26)
Cedar Rapids Gazette: Iowa broadcasting legend Bob Brooks dies at 89 (6/25)
Grand Island Independent: Hastings College radio station says ‘goodbye’ as art and media departments merge (6/24)
St. Cloud Times: Sauk Rapids station to play entire music library (6/24)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 'Whad'Ya Know?' host gets ready to sign off, still looking for answers (6/23)
Star Tribune: Be well, Garrison, and keep in touch (6/17)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN-TV adds Franklin native Lindsey Slater to weather team (6/8)
WGBA: Moravchik named News Director of NBC26 (6/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI-TV leads overall, barely, in May sweeps (5/26)
Star Tribune: Is Chris Thile ready to replace Garrison Keillor on 'A Prairie Home Companion'? (5/20)
NetNewsCheck: In Green Bay, WLUK Tops Social Media (5/16)
Star Tribune: 'Rosen's Sports Sunday' heads into its final inning (5/15)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WISN-TV, WTMJ-AM take top honors at Wisconsin Broadcasters Association awards (5/8)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Rob Haswell named chief meteorologist at WITI, will keep his day job (5/2)
WAOW-TV: WDEZ radio host camps out in Wausau to raise money for co-host (4/28)
Star Tribune: 'Pure class': KARE's Diana Pierce bows out the same way she rose to the top (4/20)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: George Mallet to rejoin WTMJ-TV, news anchor lineup (4/19)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WTMJ-AM promotes 2, shifts roles in bid to boost local content (4/18)
KARE: Allen Costantini calls it a career (4/15)
KARE: Anchor Diana Pierce announces retirement (4/13)
St. Cloud Times: SCSU athletics signs 5-year radio deal with Townsquare (4/14)
Star Tribune: Fox 9's 'Jason Show' getting national tryout and it's not even a year old (4/13)
Star Tribune: C.J.: Long-time KQ sidekick Terri Traen is in negotiations to do her own show (4/12)
Star Tribune: Garrison Keillor's impending departure has 'Prairie Home' affiliates concerned (4/10)
UW-Platteville Exponent: WSUP plays more classic rock to please faculty (4/7)
Star Tribune: Another media era ends as CBS puts radio stations up for sale (3/20)
Star Tribune: After 43 years on the air, Twin Cities DJ John Hines hasn't run out of things to say (3/15)
Des Moines Register: KCCI adds 9 p.m. newscast (3/7)
Duane Dudek: Milwaukee February Sweeps Ratings: Who Won, Who Lost (3/3)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WITI-TV meteorologist Vince Condella to retire in May (3/3)
Star Tribune: Met Council to pay MPR $3.5 million over LRT vibrations (3/1)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: James E. Causey - Progressives want to even the score on Milwaukee talk radio (2/19)
Star Tribune: St. Paul low-power radio station WEQY seeks to give East Side a voice (2/12)
The Forum: The Fox surges to Fargo's top FM station (1/31)
Rapid City Journal: Radio host helps listeners 'walk with the Lord' (1/30)
KARE: Perk has a tour of the new KARE 11 set (1/25)
Duane Dudek: All Christmas Music WRIT Gets Ratings Gift (1/22)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: With Brian Oake on board, are better days surfacing at the Current? (1/20)
Duane Dudek: New Broom Sweeps Clean at Milwaukee Radio Alliance (1/14)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Wolfman Jack's old Twin Cities station adopts 'health and wellness' format (1/8)
St. Paul Pioneer Press: Two familiar KARE faces leading the new 'Breaking the News' (1/6)
Star Tribune: Radio vet Brian Oake to return as 89.3 the Current's morning host (1/6)
Pioneer Press: 'On The Fly' TV show canceled due to low ratings (1/5)
Star Tribune: TV director defends show's call for 'Caucasian' candidates only (1/5)
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: WKTI-FM adds new afternoon drive-time host (1/5)


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