AccuRadio Names Tommy Edwards PD Of 'Chicago Radio Online'
September 16, 2010 at 5:17 PM (PT)
Legendary radio personality TOMMY EDWARDS has joined ACCURADIO to oversee the company’s "CHICAGO Radio Online" set of online streaming music channels. He will manage the programming and voice talent for the channels.
EDWARDS was a PD for heritage Top 40 "Musicradio WLS-A/CHICAGO in the early 1970s; there he served as on-air personality LIL’ TOMMY on Radio Hall of Famer LARRY LUJACK’s "Animal Stories" segments. EDWARDS also held PD positions at WODS/BOSTON and KCBS/LOS ANGELES.
CHICAGO RADIO ONLINE (http://www.chicagoradioonline.com/) is a seven-channel Internet radio station crafted for fans of legendary Chicago radio stations and personalities. The channels are hosted by Chicago radio stalwarts like EDWARDS, DANAE ALEXANDER, FRED WINSTON, MITCH MICHAELS, CONNIE SZERSZEN, DOUG DAHLGREN, CLARK WEBER, SCOTTY BRINK and LINDA MARSHALL.
"We're trying it as a beta test find out how the audience reacts. "It's just another way we try to add another level of entertainment," ACCURADIO COO JOHN GEHRON said in a recent ALL ACCESS Power Player interview.
"I enjoy working with the legendary radio talent on Chicago Radio Online," EDWARDS said. "The pros have fun with this new technology and make it all worthwhile. We understand the future of radio and are all excited to be a part of it."