Glenn Beck Moves From WCKG To WCGO In Chicago Suburbs
October 28, 2014 at 7:59 AM (PT)
KOVAS COMMUNICATIONS News-Talk WCGO-A/EVANSTON-CHICAGO, IL has added PREMIERE NETWORKS' GLENN BECK for 2-4p (CT), reports CHICAGOLAND RADIO AND MEDIA.
BECK, whose show replaces RADIO AMERICA's DANA LOESCH in the time slot at WCGO, is moving over from crosstown DUPAGE RADIO News-Talk WCKG-A/ELMHURST. WCGO is also adding FOX NEWS RADIO at the top of the hour and FOX BUSINESS reports as well, and is adding the syndicated "MY COOL INVENTIONS" and "TECH LIFE RADIO" for weekends.
In an unusual move, WCKG is promoting the move to a competing station on the air. WCKG Station Manager MATT DUBIEL said, "GLENN BECK does a great show and we’re grateful to have been his radio home. We were ready to go in a different direction, so I called WCGO and ask if they’d like to have GLENN. They were pretty floored when we offered to promote the move on WCKG and WCKG.com, but it’s the right way to treat his fans and our listeners. It makes sense to work together like this.” WCKG will air BECK live 9-11a for the rest of the week before announcing a replacement.