In Memory: Bill Cardille

KDKA-AM reports that Bill “Chilly Billy” Cardille passed away early this morning after a brief battle with liver cancer. He was 87. Cardille was born and raised in Sharon, PA and started in radio in high school, likely at Sharon’s WPIC (790), and after college he went to Erie and WICU-TV. In 1957, he came to Pittsburgh and […]

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“Merry Christmas”

One could almost predict that today would be the day that both WWSW (94.5) and WSHH (99.7) made their annual switch to all-Christmas. The flip has proven a ratings success for both stations over the years as it does with stations across the country. The all-Christmas run will go through midnight Christmas Day. If past years […]

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Ch-ch-ch-changes…

Contract talks “going south” are not uncommon. That’s reportedly the reason why the Quinn & Rose Morning Show is no longer on WPGB-FM (104.7). Many listeners here in Pittsburgh and in the markets where the programs were syndicated via Clear Channel, woke up this morning surprised by the move. Apparently some of the affiliates were […]

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The natives are restless

A look at the Facebook pages for WSHH (Wish 99.7) and WWSW (94.5 3-W-S) will tell you that there are listeners in our market who are ready for the Christmas tunes. Listeners have posted to the respective pages asking when the festivities begin. The two stations typically flip to all-Christmas the week before Thanksgiving coinciding […]

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