Robservations: Rick Hall hosts afternoons at SHE 100.3; Dave Hilton fired from Lite FM; Wendy Snyder Returns to WGN Radio

Rick Hall

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Robservations: Rick Hall hosts afternoons at SHE 100.3; Dave Hilton fired from Lite FM; Wendy Snyder Returns to WGN Radio

SIDE 100.3

Rick Hall, digital audio manager and on-air host at Chicago-based Moody Radio, has been hired as an afternoon personality and music director at WSHE 100.3-FM, the adult Hubbard radio station. he replaces Jay Styles, which was traded to Hubbard’s KQMV in Seattle in November. Jeff England, Vice President and Market Manager of Hubbard Radio Chicago, calling Hall “a multi-talented personality/programmer who will be of great value to our SHE listeners, advertisers and community.” Earlier in his career, Hall worked on airland WUSN 99.5-FM and former adult contemporary WCFS 105.9-FM, both owned by CBS Radio. In the latest Nielsen Audio poll, SHE 100.3 finished in 15th place in the afternoon with a share of 2.6 percent and a cumulative weekly audience of 424,700.

Robservations: Rick Hall hosts afternoons at SHE 100.3; Dave Hilton fired from Lite FM; Wendy Snyder Returns to WGN Radio

Dave Hilton

Another Chicago radio veteran who was fired in the latest round of layoffs at iHeartMedia was Dave Hilton, production director at adult contemporary WLIT 93.9-FM. Previously reported cuts included this week Bart Kust, traffic reporter for Total Traffic & Weather Network, and Jordan “JRDN” Foster, evening presenter at Top 40 WKSC 103.5-FM. Hilton hosted afternoons at Hubbard Radio, today’s WTMX 101.9-FM and predecessor WCLR, before joining Clear Channel Broadcasting (now iHeartMedia) in 2000 as production director. He also works as a commercial voice actor.

Robservations: Rick Hall hosts afternoons at SHE 100.3; Dave Hilton fired from Lite FM; Wendy Snyder Returns to WGN Radio

Wendy Snyder

Search for the favorite of the hometown Wendy Snyder to show up for two days next week – Thursday and Friday – to fill in for morning host Bob Sirott on WGN 720-AM. Except for a short guest photo with weekend host Steve Dale last month marks Snyder’s first appearance on the Nexstar Media news/talk station since she and her former partner Bill Leff were fired in November 2019. (Leff now hosts “Toon In With Me” weekday mornings on Weigel Broadcasting MeTV.) Snyder recently hosted a weekend show and podcast featuring Ramblin’ Ray Stevens for Cumulus Media news/talk WLS 890-AM.

Robservations: Rick Hall hosts afternoons at SHE 100.3; Dave Hilton fired from Lite FM; Wendy Snyder Returns to WGN Radio

Michael Corno

Michael Koren, chairman of news for Chicago-based cable news network NewsNation, consistently denied allegations of sexual assault by a former employee of ABC News, where Corn previously served as an executive producer. Now a New York State Supreme Court judge has dismissed the employee’s lawsuit against Corn. Kirstyn Crawford, a former “Good Morning America” ​​producer claimed that Corn assaulted her when she turned herself in to him in 2015. Meredith Cavallarotold the lawyer representing Corn: Stephen Battaglio of the Los Angeles Times. (Here is the link.)

Comment of the day of Thursday: John Dempsey: There has never been a better traffic reporter in Chicago than Bart Shore. He has also been at the center of so many news stories with his messages from the news helicopter. He can be very proud of the great career he has had.

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