Steve Cochran Exits WGN
June 25, 2010 at 2:06 PM (PT)
The other shoe drops at TRIBUNE Talk WGN-A/CHICAGO, where STEVE COCHRAN has exited the station to make way for the incoming MIKE MCCONNELL, previously announced as joining the station for middays. MCCONNELL, the former CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WLW-A/CINCINNATI midday host, will split the middays with JOHN WILLIAMS; COCHRAN's contract expires THURSDAY, but he was let go after TODAY's show, with guest hosts filling in for 1-3p (CT) starting MONDAY (6/28) until MCCONNELL arrives.
MCCONNELL and WILLIAMS "make a great team to take our listeners through the events of the day," said VP/GM TOM LANGMYER. "Entertaining talk, news, current events -- they can do it all, and engage listeners like no one else in Chicagoland."
On COCHRAN's departure, LANGMYER said, "We want to thank STEVE for his service at WGN Radio and wish him the best."