Frank Pinion

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    "The Big 550" KTRS-AM Ends Week With Lay-offs

    Yesterday Channel 4 (KMOV-TV) fired two reporters, John Mills and Robert Townsend. Today two broadcasters at "The Big 550" KTRS-AM radio station were the latest to fall victim to belt-tightening happening all across the media industry. KTRS (the St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster) this morning laid off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007

    Media Watchdog Update

    It had been a while since we checked in on the St. Louis Journalism Review. Still, I was a bit surprised when I clicked my bookmark (come on, doesn't everyone have one?) and was directed to a Web page devoted to KTRS (AM 550) talkmeister Frank O. Pinion. A URL shanghaiing! The KTRS ... More >>

  • News

    April 12, 2006

    Foul Frequency

    PR flops. Staff upheaval. Shrill talk-show hosts. The Cardinals' flagship station can't seem to find the strike zone.

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    August 13, 2003

    Swirl, Smack and Spit

    We're curious about Bill Roberti's intentions, Brent Feeney's exodus and Joe Edwards' alibi; plus, Missouri will taste damn good in a waffle cone

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    August 7, 2002

    Anchor Damnation

    Channel 4's Julius Hunter sends a murder suspect to hell

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Radio Personality

    Frank O. Pinion

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    May 12, 1999
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    March 24, 1999
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    January 6, 1999
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    December 16, 1998

    Dan Deal

    KTRS starts a fresh assault on morning ratings leader KMOX by adding one of its already existing assets to the airwaves -- Dan Dierdorf