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Articles tagged with 'Radio'


Milwaukee Soundbites: Radio personality Steve Palec

Published Oct. 5, 2016

The latest episode of Milwaukee Soundbites chats with radio personality Steve Palec, who chats about how "Walt Disney's Three Adventures of Davy Crockett" impacted his current radio show and admitting his appreciation of disco.


Sykes will be missed in the mornings on Milwaukee radio

Published Oct. 5, 2016

I've known Charlie Sykes since he was 16 years old, a freckle-faced kid swimming in the wake of his colorful father, Jay, trying to keep up. He's leaving WTMJ after a quarter-century and the Milwaukee radio landscape is going to be poorer because of it.


Rahny Taylor returns to Milwaukee with morning show on 97.3 NOW

Published Sept. 14, 2016

On Thursday, Rahny Taylor returns to Milwaukee radio as morning host at 97.3 NOW, replacing the syndicated "Elvis Duran Show." It's been a secret Taylor's been keeping for a while. Unlike his last gig in town with Wes McKane and Ally Faith, he's doing this one solo.


Drew Olson jumps to Big 920

Published Aug. 19, 2016

My friend Drew Olson has a new work address. The veteran Milwaukee sports journalist / broadcaster - and former senior editor - ended an 11-year run as a talk-show host at ESPN Milwaukee (540 AM) last week and will begin a new chapter with The Big 920 (WOKY) on Monday.


Clarke's political pandering continues in Trump radio interview

Published July 29, 2016

Milwaukee is a proud city, but we are not without our warts - and our biggest wart, the one that we should all be ashamed of, hobnobbed with a presidential candidate Thursday. Filling in for Mark Belling, Sheriff David Clarke interviewed Donald Trump.


WKLH's Palec values classic motorcycle music in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 18, 2016

To the get low down on classic Milwaukee motorcycle music, we ride with local music expert Steve Palec, the host of the weekly Sunday morning "Rock and Roll Roots" radio show on WKLH 96.5 FM for nearly 30 years.


WMSE revs it up for motorcycle culture

Published Feb. 3, 2016

MSOE cranks out a steady crop of the world's best engineers, including many in the motorcycle industry both here and around the world. In the local music scene, MSOE has its own radio station that rides a steady road with the city's motorcycle community.


Matenaer joins Mueller on morning news

Published Dec. 1, 2015

Milwaukee radio news veteran Jane Matenaer was named permanent co-anchor for "Wisconsin's Morning News with Gene Mueller" on 620 WTMJ 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 ├╝ber-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.