For more than two decades, starting in the late 1980s, Limbaugh dominated the airwaves, inspiring a generation of conservative talk show hosts and politicians.
Hoosiers have been hearing Paul Mendenhall’s your-buddy-next-door voice for more than 40 years over a long string of radio frequencies. Now he’s retiring after nearly 20 years at WTTS-FM 92.3.
The show will continue with a new name and a new co-host starting Nov. 2.
The nearly 9-year-old radio show, which filled the 3 p.m.-to-7 p.m. drive-time spot on WNDE-AM 1260, was hosted by Jake Query and Derek Schultz.
While “The Hammer and Nigel Show” is flourishing now, WIBC-FM 93.1 took a big risk in 2016 putting the two former rock ’n’ roll disc jockeys at the helm of a news-talk program, the station’s bread and butter.
Dave O’Brien, a staple on local morning radio since 1996, is no longer with WLHK-FM after station owner Emmis Communications opted not to renew his contract.
A sports talk show host and drive-time disc jockey were among a dozen employees let go Tuesday as radio giant Cumulus prepared to take over the Entercom stations.
Michael Grady, a former sports reporter at WRTV Channel 6 and public address announcer for the Indiana Pacers, has co-hosted the “Grady & Big Joe Show” for eight years. Station owner Emmis has already lined up a replacement.
Taylor, who has been with the Indianapolis Colts in various roles since 2012, moved into the play-by-play spot on radio broadcasts last season after the abrupt retirement of Bob Lamey.
“The Bob & Tom Show” has aired weekday mornings on the iHeartMedia stations involved in the deal for at least 15 years.
Dakich, 55, used chewing tobacco through his 30s and most of his 40s, before he quit and launched an anti-tobacco campaign that now includes on-air and print ads.
The 35-year-old “Bob & Tom Show” might have a few gray hairs these days, but the morning radio show’s star and owner said it’s nowhere near retirement.
The deal will keep the locally produced morning radio show on more than 100 stations across the United States for several years to come.
After less than a year on the air, the local drive-time show has been replaced by a nationally syndicated program. Ratings indicate it struggled to gain ground on a rival broadcast.
Michael Grady, a sports reporter at WRTV-TV Channel 6 and public address announcer for the Indiana Pacers, has taken a position as sideline reporter for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.
“Chicks on the Right” and “Hammer & Nigel” are changing time slots. Abdul-Hakim Shabazz’s weeknight show is going off the air. And local listeners will get more Tony Katz.
Conservative radio host Greg Garrison plans to retire from his weekday show in June, he announced Monday on the air.
Off the air, the former IU player is casual, mostly easygoing and affable. But on his radio show on WFNI-AM, he’s a cyclone, often tearing into anything in his way.
There’s so much listeners don’t know about WFYI-FM 90.1 “Morning Edition” host Don Hibschweiler that it’s difficult to decide where to begin his amazing story.