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Kristie Graybill Joins The Fred Show At 1035 Kiss Fm/chicago

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Kristie Graybill

iHeartMedia-Chicago has announced that Kristie Graybill will be the new morning show contributor for The Fred Show on CHR WKSC /Chicago.

Kristie is bold and fierce, said James Howard, Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia-Chicago/103.5 KISS FM PD. She is masterful at social media and can contribute to our stations success through content creation and listener engagement.

Kristie is a star and a welcome addition to our diverse Fred Show family, said Fred, Host of the The Fred Show. I am grateful to iHeart, and the best advertising partners and listeners in the world for their support so we can continue to grow and succeed.

We are excited to add Kristie Graybill to The Fred Show all-star lineup, said Matt Scarano, President of iHeartMedia-Chicago. Kristie brings a level of creativity and social media savvy that will be a natural complement to an already successful morning show.

I want to genuinely thank the team at iHeartMedia-Chicago for giving me this opportunity and believing in me, said Graybill. I am thrilled to be working with Fred on such a legendary station. This is the best show for my type of unfiltered personality, and I am excited to join the team.

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Beginnings In Oak Park And Chicago

The station began broadcasting on October 13, 1923 as WTAY in . It originally operated on 1330 kHz running 15 watts, and broadcasting on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday evenings. It was owned by a community newspaper called . On February 15, 1924, the station began broadcasting from the . Its frequency was changed to 1060 kHz and its power was increased to 500 watts. On April 6, 1925, purchased the station and changed its to WGES, standing for Coyne’s slogan, “World’s Greatest Electrical School.” played piano live on the air at WGES’s studios in the Oak Park Arms.

As Wgci & The Switch To Wgrb

On October 3, 1983, the station’s call sign was changed to WGCI. The station aired an format. Yvonne Daniels hosted mornings. By 1986, the station was airing an format as part of a simulcast with 107.5 WGCI-FM. On January 16, 1989, the station debuted an African-American-oriented format. The talk format was dropped September 10, 1990, and it adopted an format branded “Dusty Radio”.

The format changed to gospel music on October 5, 1998 under Chancellor Media ownership. Its call letters were changed to WGRB on June 1, 2004 to differentiate it from its sister FM station.

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Wges Moves To The West Side

In the late 1920s, the station was purchased by J. Louis Guyon and moved to the on the of Chicago. The station aired big band music from the nearby Guyon’s Paradise Ballroom. It also broadcast African-American and foreign-language programming. In 1927, the station’s frequency was changed from 940 kHz to 1210 kHz, and was changed to 1360 kHz the following year.

Gene T. Dyer purchased interest in the station in 1930, and in 1937 its studios were moved to 2400 W. Madison Street, where co-owned was located. In March 1941, WGES moved to 1390 kHz as a result of the and the following year its power was increased from 500 watts to 5,000 watts, moving its transmitter location from the roof of the Guyon Hotel to 86th and Kedzie in Chicago. In 1944 the FCC ruled that radio station owners could only own one AM and FM station per market. Gene Dyer sold WGES to his brother, Dr. John Dyer and associates. WGES’s studios were moved from 2400 West Madison to 2708 West Washington Boulevard.

Here’s What To Do With Your Old Halloween Pumpkins

Have those old Halloween pumpkins and you’re not sure what to do with them?

While throwing these orange orbs into the trash might seem like a good option, its not the best for our planet.

When tossed, pumpkins end up in landfills as food waste. Buried under heaps of trash, they rot and release methane one of the most potent greenhouse gasses. Food waste makes up 37% of Cook Countys landfill material, according to the University of Illinois Extension.

But there is a very cathartic and environmentally friendly way to dispose of Halloween gourds: a pumpkin smash!

These events are exactly what they sound like a chance for people to smash their beloved jack-o-lanterns into a compostable mess using a baseball bat or other creative methods. Once smashed, the chunks are transferred to composting sites across Illinois. Composting reduces methane creation and transforms the pumpkins into useful, organic nutrients for soil or mulch.

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Prize Pickup Instructions & Directions

Pickup Hours: We no longer have a prize-pick up location. Most tickets will be sent to you electronically via e-mail. Other prize distribution information will be emailed to you directly. You will be emailed 1-2 weeks prior to each concert/event with ticket distribution information. Please note that for tax purposes you will be asked for your personal information including social security number to claim your prize. You will also be asked to sign a W-9 and Winner Release Form electronically before receiving your prize. For questions please contact:103.5 KISS FM: JasonBrown@iheartmedia.com

We no longer have a prize-pick up location. Most tickets will be sent to you electronically via e-mail. Other prize distribution information will be emailed to you directly. You will be emailed 1-2 weeks prior to each concert/event with ticket distribution information. Please note that for tax purposes you will be asked for your personal information including social security number to claim your prize. You will also be asked to sign a W-9 and Winner Release Form electronically before receiving your prize. For questions please contact:103.5 KISS FM: JasonBrown@iheartmedia.com

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