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 >>
Charles JacoEffective 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Week of April 27, 2006
PR flops. Staff upheaval. Shrill talk-show hosts. The Cardinals' flagship station can't seem to find the strike zone.
Carroll's departure from KMOX paced by station's ratings decline
Given the boot, Charles Jaco dumps on KMOX for dumbing down
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?
KTRS starts a fresh assault on morning ratings leader KMOX by adding one of its already existing assets to the airwaves -- Dan Dierdorf