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New Voices at WFMT

Chicago audiences get to hear two new voices on flagship station WFMT. Candice Agree was formerly on the air at WQXR in New York, WETA in Washington DC, Sirius-XM, and WDAV in Davidson NC, and is a well-known off-camera voice on CBS news in the mornings. She’s taking the 3-7 pm slot on WFMT, in place of George Preston, who is the new GM at KCME […]

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Peter Whorf Leaves WFMT for WKAR

Tom Taylor at reports that Peter Whorf is leaving his longtime position as Program Director and VP of Content at WFMT in Chicago and will be taking over as General Manager of WKAR at Michigan State University. Peter Whorf departs Chicago for East Lansing, says TimeOut Chicago’s Robert Feder. The program director and VP of […]

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Chicago Listeners Lose on Classical Cruise

A story today in the Chicago Reader about a classical music cruise is enough to make you very sad.  Listeners of WFMT in Chicago were encouraged to sign up for a wonderful-sounding cruise: It was a classical music ocean cruise, a dreamy January escape to the Caribbean aboard a luxury vessel, with composer Roberto Sierra, rising […]

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Tough Being a Stand Alone Classical Station (Anywhere).

Stations are still not out of the woods. Not In Chicago or in any city for that matter. Revenue realities are coming into focus, but what about expense realities? We’re in fiscal-year-end mop up mode with a mini-June drive here in Portland, closing a revenue gap. It will indeed be interesting to watch as KING […]

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