WLS Host Jake Hartford Dies
January 14, 2013 at 4:06 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of longtime CHICAGO radio talk host JAKE HARTFORD, whoi died SATURDAY (1/12) of a heart attack at his home in LOCKPORT, IL. He was 63.
HARTFORD, whose real name was JIM EDWARDS, hosted weekends and fill-in at Talk WLS-A since 1989, with a brief run in mornings at crosstown NEWSWEB Talk WCPT-A. HARTFORD and CHICAGO TRIBUNE columnist JOHN KASS were recently tapped to host 9-11a (CT) weekdays in the wake of DON WADE AND ROMA's departure from mornings due to WADE's illness.
Condolences and remembrances can be sent to HARTFORD/EDWARDS' family at JakeWillBeMissed@gmail.com.