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After less than a year on the air, the local drive-time show has been replaced by a nationally syndicated program.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.
The Rev. Michael K. Jones, a pastor, radio host and the son of the late civil rights leader Sam Jones, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning at age 52.
The Rev. Michael K. Jones from Progressive Baptist Church will take over the show long hosted by the late Amos Brown, starting Monday.
Indianapolis-based media company Emmis Communications Corp. has settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit it filed in February against popular Los Angeles radio personality Kurt Alexander, better known as “Big Boy.”