Sheila Oliver New GM Of WFLD-WPWR Chicago

Oliver has been with Fox Television Stations since 2002. Most recently, she has spent two years as the senior vice president-GM of KCPQ-KZJO Seattle.

Local News Close-Up: Chicago Is The City Of Big Stories

General managers say there are some 77 distinct neighborhoods in Chicago, from River North to Pilsen to Bronzeville, and it helps to have reporters — not to mention producers, news directors and general managers — who know the market’s political layout, weather and customs.

WFLD-WPWR GM Dennis Welsh To Retire

The Fox Television Stations veteran will step down at the end of June after leading the company’s Chicago duopoly for 10 years and serving FTS for 26 years.

DMA 3

Chicago Moves: WPWR Now CW, WGN Is Indie

As of this morning, two Chicago stations have changed their programming somewhat. WGN is now fully independent, giving up its former CW affiliation, while WPWR has become the city’s CW and MNT affiliate. WGN is now branded as “WGN 9 — Chicago’s Very Own,” and WPWR is now branded as “CW50.”

DMA 3

CW Moving From Tribune To Fox In Chicago

In a rare change of network affiliations in Chicago, the CW Network will move this fall from Tribune Media’s WGN to Fox-owned WPWR, sources said Sunday. The switch, expected to be announced Monday, will return WGN to an independent station with a strictly local programming lineup, starting in September. 

DMA 3

Matt Piacente Named ND Of Fox Chicago Duo

He moves from WVIT Hartford, Conn., to become VP of news for WFLD and WPWR.

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Norman Lee New WFLD-WPWR National Sales Mgr.

Norman Lee has been named national sales manager for Fox-owned WFLD (Fox)-WPWR (MNT) Chicago (DMA 3). His appointment is effective Dec. 8. Lee has been a sales account executive for […]

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Glenn Berk Named GSM Of WFLD-WPWR

The former general sales manager of WHBQ Memphis is tapped by Fox to head sales at its Chicago Fox-MNT duopoly.

DMAS 3 & 11

New Finance VP At Chicago, Detroit Fox O&Os

Fox promotes Brian Hannan to oversee all finance, strategic planning and business functions of WFLD-WPWR Chicago and WJBK Detroit.

DMA 3

WFLD-WPWR Slot Weekly Chicago Bears Show

DMA 3

WPWR To Carry Chicago Fire Soccer Games

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced that Fox-owned MNT affiliate WPWR Chicago will be the official television broadcast partner of the Chicago Fire for the 2013 season. WPWR will begin […]

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Jim Mannix Named WFLD-WPWR Local Sales Mgr.

Jim Mannix has been named local sales manager for Fox-owned WFLD (Fox)-WPWR (MNT) Chicago (DMA 3). Effective Monday, March 4, Mannix will be responsible for overseeing the duopoly’s local sales […]

DMAS 3 & 11

Fox Names New GMs In Chicago, Detroit

The group moves Michael Renda from WFLD-WPWR Chicago to take over WJBK Detroit, succeeding Jeff Murri who died in February. It then moves Dennis Welsh from its WOFL-WRBW Orlando/WOGX Gainesville to head up the Chicago duopoly.

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Producer Bails On Mancow’s WPWR Morning Show

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

WPWR To Simulcast ‘Mancow’ Radio Show

Beginning this fall, Fox-owned MNT affiliate WPWR Chicago (DMA 3) will air a live simulcast of Erich “Mancow” Muller’s weekday morning WJJG-AM talk show from 6 to 8 a.m. CT. […]

DMA 3

Fox Names Jaime National Sales Mgr. In Chicago

Joe Jaime today was named national sales manager for Fox’s duopoly of WFLD (Fox) and WPWR (MNT) Chicago (DMA 3). Effective July 18, Jaime will be responsible for the station’s […]

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Mancow To Simulcast Radio Show On WPWR

DMA 3 (CHICAGO)

Rita Marcocci Named GSM Of WFLD-WPWR

She moves from Fox Station Sales in New York to the Fox Stations Chicago duopoly.