Tim Dorsey

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Parents of Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey, St. Louis Native, Launch Campaign to Get Verified

    St. Louis residents Marcia Dorsey and Tim Dorsey would like to get "verified" on Twitter through the website's official badge of authenticity (that little blue check next to a user's name). Twitter generally reserves those verifications for well-known movie stars, politicians, athletes, etc. -- bu ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010

    Used Condoms Can't Keep Charles Jaco Off Air, but KTRS Can; Jaco Replaced by JC Corcoran

    Charles Jaco‚ÄčEffective October 22, St. Louis will lose one of its few -- if only -- politically liberal talk-radio hosts. As announced today, KTRS 550 AM plans to replace Charles Jaco in the 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. slot with J.C. Corcoran, the longtime St. Louis classic-rock host whose morning show on K ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 3, 2008

    St. Louis Cardinals, KTRS Rejig Radio Agreement

    The Cardinals and "The Big 550" KTRS-AM spent the month of October hammering out a new operating agreement that changes the way Cardinals broadcasts get promoted. Under the new terms, the Cardinals sales staff is now selling all the advertising inventory for game broadcasts, including pre- and pos ... More >>

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    April 26, 2006

    Letters Column

    Week of April 27, 2006

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    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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    February 5, 2003

    Static Freefall

    Carroll's departure from KMOX paced by station's ratings decline

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    November 27, 2002

    Back Fire

    Given the boot, Charles Jaco dumps on KMOX for dumbing down

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    August 23, 2000

    Of Condoms, Catholics and Blood

    Disturbed by the Red Cross' promotion of condom use, local Catholics are finding other organizations to handle blood drives. But is their stand having the intended result?

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    June 16, 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