Sherwin Hughes, formerly of WNOV, moves his show "The Forum" to WRRD Resistance Radio.
Sherwin Hughes, a talk show host on black-owned WNOV (AM-860), provides a much-needed African American voice on Milwaukee radio that offers black opinion and commentary.
I've known Charlie Sykes since he was 16 years old, a freckle-faced kid swimming in the wake of his colorful father, Jay, trying to keep up. He's leaving WTMJ after a quarter-century and the Milwaukee radio landscape is going to be poorer because of it.
WTMJ host Charlie Sykes will step away from his daily radio show and weekly television show at the end of 2016. Jeff Wagner will move up to 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Eric Von, a longtime leader in black community talk radio, died Thursday at the age of 58. Cause of death was an apparent heart attack. Von had survived a heart attack just one month earlier. He was a radio host at WNOV when he died.
The charge that MPS would be giving almost half a million dollars to the loose national coalition going by the name Black Lives Matter is, of course, false. But that didn't stop Sheriff David Clarke from commenting on it and showing his true desires.
Mark Tauscher and John Kuhn of the Green Bay Packers will get their own one-hour show for eight weeks this season. "Tauscher and Kuhn" is slated to air at noon on selected Tuesday afternoons on WTMJ-AM 620.
There was a lot of emotion after the criminal trial against George Zimmerman concluded. On TV, radio, social media and from our own personal connections, people shared what they thought of the acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
It used to be the "other black talk radio station" in town, but now that the plug was pulled at WMCS the host at WNOV-AM says he's up for the challenge.
It was a shock to hear that Milwaukee's home for black talk radio had decided to change formats Tuesday. It was even more a shock when the station started playing Elvis to make sure listerners got the point.
We now have The Big 920 Milwaukee sports radio. It is not, however, Milwaukee sports radio. It is Madison sports radio and it's a bad idea.
It was an interesting conversation. Political talker Jay Weber asked his morning audience on WISN-AM 1130 whether he should let them know who he was going to vote for in the U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday.
For talk radio hosts, news usually happens in some sort of cycle. There's the 24/7 news cycle, or the political cycle. Then there's the sports cycle ... and in Wisconsin there is very little down time.
Often on the airwaves, the voices tend to be one-way. Commercials sell their services or goods, singers and musicians entertain you, announcers tell you the weather conditions and read headlines. But on some spots on the dial, the tone is different. Time is given to talk, to express feelings, share thoughts and seek engagement.
We're having an editorial staff debate at SBT about whether radio talk show host Mark Belling is a loose cannon who shoots off his mouth about things he knows little about or simply a pathological liar.