I read with sadness this morning that two local radio news reporters, Tom Karkow and Janet Hoff are “retiring” at the end of this month. One after over 40 years, the other after 20+ years, all at the same station, WRJN. These two have been the heart of local news reporting on my local AM […]
Magnum.media, the parent company of radio station WRJN, will no longer cover local prep sports as part of it broadcast coverage plan, according to a story by the Journal Times. The reason: the coverage WRJN provided was dependent on covering teams with the most contentious match-ups and that led to inconsistent coverage, David Magnum told […]
Just under $10 million in property changed hands in Racine County from April 20 through April 24, according to Racine County property transfer records. Here are the highlights: Taqueria La Mexicana, 1336 State St., in Racine, sold the building for $180,000 to Ricardo Carranza, of Palantine Ill. Racine Broadcasting LLC, which owned WRJN, completed the […]
Longtime WRJN radio personality Don Rosen has been fired from the radio station. His last day will be Wednesday. Rosen told The Journal Times that a representative from Magnum Communications, corporate owners of the WRJN, called him Friday evening and told him he was fired. “I was fired without severance pay, without a dime of severance […]
WEZY-FM 92.1 has dropped its “Lite Rock” format and gone country, according a story by the Journal Sentinel. The Racine-based station made the switch earlier this week. Magnum Communications, which is based in Tomah, bought the radio station from Janesville-based Bliss Communications this year along with four other stations. Magnum Communications, which owns a number of radio […]
Scott Sebastian, owner of Sebastian’s Restaurant in Caledonia, wants to make sure that his patrons eat not only well prepared food, but food that is locally grown. Sebastian’s efforts were featured on Mind Body Spirit Living, a radio show on WRJN.
Check out Denise’s interview on Michael Gorichanaz’s show Living with Money on WRJN this morning (March 8). She talks about what the Racine County Eye is all about. Great interview.