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Articles tagged with 'Radio'


Milwaukee Talks: new OnMilwaukee contributor Carole Caine

Published Oct. 26, 2015

If you've lived anywhere in Milwaukee during the last 30 years, you know the voice of Carole Caine. Simply, Caine is a broadcasting legend here in town, serving as one half of the popular Dave & Carole morning show on 96.5 WKLH since the mid '80s. But that abruptly changed when the station didn't renew Caine's contract this summer, and just like that, she was off the air ... gone, but hardly forgotten. An now she's back.


Father-son duo's radio musical uncovers history of "The Ethiopian Ball"

Published Oct. 15, 2015

If you happen to be flipping through radio channels tonight, you may hear something pretty unexpected in between all of the usual pop suspects: a harpsichord. No, it's not the product of some new Ă¼ber-hipster band. The harpsichord is actually just one part of a small orchestra performing "The Ethiopian Ball," a new 70-minute radio "comic opera" created by father-son team Eric and Roger Beaumont and premiering on WMSE tonight at 6 p.m.


Hangman Radio haunts the airwaves with new takes on old Milwaukee tales

Published Aug. 27, 2015

Considering its reputation as Milwaukee's haunted bar, Shaker's Cigar Bar, located at 422 S. 2nd St., certainly knows a thing or two about old stories coming to life. After giving plenty of historical tours through the years and guiding eager guests to some of the city's ghosts, bar owner Bob Weiss and marketing director Amanda Morden are hoping they've found a new way to resurrect some of Milwaukee's old tales of yore: Hangman Radio.


McNeil joins the new trend at 93.3 WLDB-FM

Published May 8, 2015

Earlier this week, the Milwaukee Radio Alliance announced Van McNeil will be the new co-host of a morning show on the rebranded Trending Radio 93.3, WLDB-FM.


WMIL continues its market dominance

Published April 17, 2015

Super-serving a niche audience can provide radio dominance in Milwaukee. Media watchers need not look further than country music powerhouse WMIL-FM to find a successful playbook on how to get and maintain an audience.


Radio rankings back to the same with WMIL-FM on top

Published March 20, 2015

For a short period, as holiday music takes over the air, people shift and sample other stations. Now that we are back into a normal grove, things are back to where they were with WMIL-FM 106.1 at the top of the ratings.


WMSE's Crawford talks Rockabilly Chili and more

Published Feb. 22, 2015

What started out as a conversation about chili turned into one about life. And death. And Milwaukee and Black Sabbath and babysitter crushes and bird watching and socks that smelled like smoke. This is what happens when you get WMSE station manager Tom Crawford talking.


"Thunder" returns to the air at the Big 920

Published Jan. 8, 2015

The Big 920 has announced the addition of Mitch "Thunder" Nelles to its staff, effective Jan. 12. Nelles joins WOKY 920-AM as a sports account executive and he will be an on-air contributor and blogger for iHeartMedia.


Country station WMIL takes 2014 radio ratings crown

Published Jan. 7, 2015

When country station WMIL-FM emerged as the market leader, it wasn't a surprise. The station near the far reaches of the dial has kept its No. 1 spot among its peers for each month of the 2014 calendar year.