Press

December 16, 2015 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                         
                                
Contact: Kassie Stephenson  
Phone: 312-948-4640
Email: kstephenson@wbez.org           

Chicago Public Media Purchases WKCC and Preserves Public Radio for
Kankakee and Surrounding Region

Public Radio Heavyweights Demonstrate Why Listening is Believing

April 27, 2015; Washington, DC – NPR, WBEZ and WNYC, the major public radio players in the podcast space, will showcase the reach and influence of their podcasts at the industry’s first-ever podcast upfront this week in New York City. This unique opportunity for brands and agencies to learn about one of the fastest-growing platforms for audio will be held on Wednesday, April 29th from 5 to 7pm at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

The 27-year WBEZ, Vocalo veteran will continue to host popular Barber Shop Show

CHICAGO—Chicago Public Media (CPM) announced today that award-winning host and correspondentRichard Steele will retire Oct. 10 after 27 years with the media company.

 

May 27, 2014 – Chicago Public Media invites the public to check out the new location of its South Side Bureau, 322 E. 75th Street (at Prairie), at an open house Friday, June 13, 4-8 p.m. Award-winning Chicago Public Media journalist and South Side Bureau reporter Natalie Y. Moore will be on hand, along with Vocalo DJ Ayana Contreras (Reclaimed Soul), to welcome folks to the Bureau, listen to some music and enjoy complimentary food and beverages.