Sportscaster Les Grobstein’s passing tops most-read posts in January

Les Grobstein

The death of longtime Chicago radio sportscaster Les Grobstein and a profile of veteran Chicago radio personality Eddie Volkman led the top 10 most-read stories here in January.

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  1. Les Grobstein 1952-2022
  2. Working solo in the suburbs, Ed Volkman finds Star 96.7 audience ‘very welcoming’
  3. The Mix taps Chris Petlak to replace Eric Ferguson in mornings
  4. Robservations: Sabrina Franza joins CBS 2; Emily Barr retires from Graham Media; Dan Hampton gets one-year probation
  5. Chicago radio ratings: Lite FM celebrates another Christmas season on top
  6. Chicago media colleagues share fond memories of ‘The Grobber’
  7. Robservations: Patrick Elwood joins Dina Bair as WGN midday co-anchor; Kate Van Etten leaves Crain’s; NBC News hires Jesse Kirsch
  8. Bill ‘BJ’ Jackson 1935-2022
  9. Chicago radio ratings: Lite FM sets record with Christmas music
  10. Robservations: Newsy relaunches ‘The Why’; George Will joins NewsNation; Goli Sheikholeslami named CEO of Politico