Dempsey Joins WLS, Becker To KMBZ
April 26, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
ENTERCOM Talk KMBZ-A/KANSAS CITY morning news anchor JOHN DEMPSEY joins ABC Talk WLS-A/CHICAGO as morning news anchor on DON WADE AND ROMA's show. DEMPSEY, who formerly worked for crosstown FOX O&O WFLD-TV (FOX CHICAGO), CBS News WBBM-A, noncommercial WBEZ, and the old News WMAQ-A (now Sports WSCR-A), takes over the spot left vacant when STEVE SCOTT exited WLS to join WCBS-A/NEW YORK late last year.
And back at KMBZ, DEMPSEY's replacement alongside co-anchor ELLEN SCHENK on "KANSAS CITY'S MORNING NEWS" is E.J. BECKER, whose experience includes stints at WTAM-A/CLEVELAND, WPGB/PITTSBURGH, and WINK-A & WNOG-A/FT. MYERS-NAPLES, as well as FM4 in AUSTRIA. BECKER is slated for a MAY 7 start at KMBZ.