Steele Named 'Eight Forty-Eight' Host At WBEZ/Chicago
July 1, 2008 at 5:37 AM (PT)
Longtime CHICAGO radio personality RICHARD STEELE has been named to host the "EIGHT FORTY-EIGHT" daily newsmagazine at CHICAGO PUBLIC RADIO noncommercial WBEZ/CHICAGO on MONDAYS through THURSDAYS, replacing STEVE EDWARDS, who has moved to the post of Acting PD, according to the CHICAGO SUN-TIMES' ROBERT FEDER.
STEELE was originally supposed to host a new afternoon show "RIGHT NOW WITH RICHARD STEELE," but the show's launch was delayed. ALISON CUDDY continues as "EIGHT FORTY-EIGHT" FRIDAY host.
FEDER also reports that WBEZ has dropped SUNDAY morning arts show "HELLO BEAUTIFUL!"